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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

WOYWW 411 - background 7/100

Hello and welcome,

It is wednesday so it is WOYWW, 
check here for all the details.

Last week I revealed my 100 day project ( I will be making a background a day and that for 100 days), so on my desk is background #7




















I've created a texture with alu-foil, covered it with black gesso and some silver gilding wax.



Besides this 100 day project I'm also frantically busy with preparing for a local arts market next week Friday, fingers crossed I will get everything done by then.



19 comments:

  1. Well, that metallic background is very effective, that's for sure...what a great idea!!
    Hugs, LLJ 1 xx

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  2. Love that background. Good luck getting everything ready for your arts market. Sarah #11

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  3. I have my fingers crossed for you! Gorgeous texture you've created there too. Have a lovely crafty week and happy woyww, Angela x16x

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  4. Gosh, you have set yourself some tasks this week! I remember the foil thing but we used black shoe polish to colour it - that was years ago when I ran Girl Guides.
    You could try with card shapes underneath for another background, if it is not too similar, or string.
    Hugs, Neet 22 xx

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  5. Happy WOYWW. Loving that background. Black gesso is one of my favourite things to play with. Ali x #5

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  6. Great metallic background ... the gilding wax leaves a perfect finish. Best of luck on the road to 100 backgrounds. It will be a great resource.
    sandra de @10

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  7. Sounds like you're going to be very busy! Super background.
    Bernice #2

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  8. Hi Vicky, I do like that background, but I'm a sucker for black & silver, lol. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #15 XxX

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  9. Gorgeous background.

    BJ#13 just back from the dentist, still numb and trying to fill time before being allowed lunch, but not until after 2pm!!

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  10. What a neat idea for you 100 day project! Will you then go back on work on each page later? I'm doing the 100 day project too! Thanks for sharing, Lindart #35

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  11. What a perfectly SPLENDID background - you sure rocked that technique!

    Happy WOYWW and thanks for the visit to mine

    Kathyk
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  12. love the background - very interesting! Lynne #36

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  13. Hi Vicky, I love the effect with the foil.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Happy WOYWW
    Sue #7

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  14. great background! good luck with the project. Helen #3

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  15. Hi Vicky! Great foil background. I had just done one for a card recently. Mine did not use guesso or silver wax. I used silver CS and black stazon and copper embossing powder. Mine was lighter, and I am not sure I did the technique right! I need to try again! Happy WOYWW! #38

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  16. That sounds like a challenge!!! Love your gilded background, it's very striking. Good luck with your preparations.
    Hugs Lisax #12

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  17. That totally looks like dragon skin to me (obviously I've seen lots of dragons to compare it to), wonderful. Cara x

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  18. Wow... that background would be perfect for the "Raven" themed album I will be making soon - it's brilliant!
    I hope you get everything ready for the market :)
    Have a wonderful Wednesday!
    Bubbles #27

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  19. I'm loving that background - how perfect for a Halloween themed project. Good luck with your 100 backgrounds, it sounds a bit daunting to me, I don't know if I have 100 ideas in me!
    Hope you have a great week,
    Diana #6

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