Friday, 30 March 2012

Playing Catch Up

Like most of the rest of the crafting world it seems, I signed up for Tim Holtz's Creative Chemistry 101 class. Unfortunately I was away from home when the class started and only came back yesterday, so I was finally able to start my tags today. Here are the first ones:
Tag 1 Blended Spritz & Flick

Unfortunately I did not manage to get nice small droplets, I think I need to practice this one...


Brushless Watercolour

 This is the one I struggled with most as I did not have suitable stamps somehow. In the end I used two Darkroom Door stamps, and now it is my favourite so far. I added the strip of old print for an arty effect.
This is an extra one I did, using the same colours as the  brushless water colour. I combined Wrinkle Free distress and  Spritz and Flick

And this is the last one, Wrinkle Free Distress. Wished I had added more blue....

13 comments:

Sandy said...

Fantastic Tag work my sweet Astrid.
Great results.

Have a sunny weekend my dear friend. xoxo

Netty said...

Great backgrounds Astrid, love them. Annette x

Angelica said...

Love your tags!
The one with the brushless watercolor technique is my favorite, beautiful!!!

Cynthia Schelzig said...

Fabulous tags!!! I am in the class toooo but you are far ahead of me and I was there from the start:):)...have a good weekend!

Mau xx said...

These are all great Tags Astrid, I love the watercolour one too, but thats because I am learning to do watercolours.
I think the last one doesn't need any more blue, I think the amount on it adds real interest.
have a lovely weekend Hugs Mau xx

joyce said...

Oh how I envy you taking that course Astrid. I love the watercolor look you achieved in each of the glorious tags.

Marisa Job said...

You are doing great! I am taking Tim Holtz class too!! I am a little behind also, I had a busy week. Have a great weekend!!!

Lynn Stevens said...

looks like such a fun class. Love your brushless watercolors! its gorgeous. Have fun learning all Tim's new techniques.
hugs Lynn

Chris said...

Love your backgrounds and especially love the brushless watercolour tag. The colours are beautiful.

craftimamma said...

Glad you're home safe Astrid and I hope you had a good trip.

I signed up for the fab Tim classes too and enjoyed every minute of the videos. You put me to shame though as I've only had time to watch the techniques and not tried one yet. Thank goodness we have lifetime access! Mind you I knew when I signed up I wouldn't be able to play whilst the classes were on ........ too much family stuff to sort out still!

I think you've done a wonderful job of these techniques and your tag backgrounds are gorgeous. Lots of times maybe they don't appeal to us until you put something over them and then they suddenly take on a new life altogether but I think they're stunning anyway.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Sandie Edwards said...

Gorgeous, look at those amazing backgrounds.... in awe!

Renee Stien said...

I love all these tags - your colors blend flawlessly - stunning!

Ellie said...

fantastic! TFS...

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