I have been absolutely loving the She Art Workshop as I said in a previous post, but I can quite believe how much I am loving it. So much fun and the end result is so satisfying. Christy is running another of these courses in the next few weeks, they are so affordable and such fun! If you decide to book a place, please tell Christy that I sent you.
This was my second girl. I went for a completely different look with this one because I wanted to try a darker background. I deliberately used the reds so that this canvas would match my dining room, Claudine Hellmuth's Studio paints in Dash of Red is the perfect colour.
The butterfly was attached using a hot glue gun (I don't think I ever do a project without using one these days!). I always add my butterflies using the glue gun because if you add a dollop of hot glue to the back centre of the butterfly and then press it into place on your project the hot glue oozes up the sides of the butterfly filling the gap beneath the wings to give the butterfly a 3D effect whilst also supporting the wings so they are not floating in space. I discovered this by accident some time ago; I love happy accidents.
I created the little lollipop flowers along the bottom of the canvas to echo the flowers along the bottom of her skirt (which I cut from an old Prima journaling pad). I just swirled the paint on with my fingers. The other papers are from Graphic 45, I think I got them in a Scrapagogo kit.
I do like this canvas but I created one today which is my favourite so far, it's more of a scene with a little house and a girl. I can't wait to share that one on my blog!