2017/01/16

MailArt Monday: Pigtales Grew Wings

When I was cleaning my art room over my Christmas break, I found a stack of white standard C6 envelopes and I thought it would be fun to show you some more arted up envelopes in my weekly MailART Monday posts. butterfly mailart

I created the envie above with some of my fave Stampotique stamps and a new stencil by Brett Weldele. A colorful burst in cold winter times :) The whole thing is one layer and done with masking the main image and a part for the address off with some sticker paper.
Pigtails Butterfly mail art
You can see most of the materials I used here. The Dylusions mixed media palette has such lovely bright colors! I chose some according distress inks to layer over the stencil, which is "scribbles" from Brett Weldele. When I took the stencil away I stamped some texture on it with the fun Textures cube from Kate Crane. And added more color first with distress inks and blender tool.

Pigtails Butterfly mail art
Before I took the mask away I also sprayed some shimmer, Perfect pearl kiwi to be exact. Then I colored little miss Pigtales and the lovely wings design by Daniel Torrente in with alcohol makers. I was contemplating leaving the wings like that, but I wanted brighter colors, so I went over it again with promarkers and copics (alcohol based markers) to brighten things up.

butterfly mailart
She definitely looks a lot brighter here and to make her pop out even more I used a white gel pen (from pentel) for some accents. 

It's the second week of the Anything Goes challenge at Stampotique, which I am entering this envelope in. You can play along until Wednesday when the new challenge theme is announced :)

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


9 comments:

  1. Het ziet er zo lekker fris en vrolijk uit! Dat zal super opvallen tussen al die effen enveloppe's in de post! Fijne week! Groetjes, Gerrina

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  2. Love your project!
    Thank you for joining us at Stampotique :)

    xx Arwen

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  3. Turned out beautifully, love your envelope, excellent colour choices too!! :D Thank you for joining the Stampotique Designers Challenge

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  4. This is gorgeous Tarah ! Thank you for joining us over at Stampotique !
    Corrie x

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  5. Gorgeous, love the colours

    Thank you for joining the Stampotique Challenge

    Jools x

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  6. These envies are just too pretty and colorful. Thanks for joining us again at the SDC!

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  7. Wow. Fabulous mail art! I love all the colors you used!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique Designers Challenges.

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  8. Yowza! Who wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of this! I, too, am a huge dylusions fan! Thanks for playing along at Stampotique!

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  9. I FREAKING LOVE THIS!!!! BTW, it has been far too long since we've swapped!!!

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