Modern Dance.

I created three 12″x 12″ pages using photos of myself doing modern dancing.
Scanned with an Epson WF 3620

I made the background using stencil/masks and mist sprays.

I first used a light color (Blue Berry shake). Work on a covered surface and clean your stencils/masks afterwards.

I used another stencil/mask and sprayed a Homemade mist in a darker color. I mixed blue food dye in an alcohol spray bottle, which I get at the Dollar stores.

Rubbing alcohol
 or isopropyl alcohol.  Should be used in a well-ventilated area due to inhalation hazards. Poisoning can occur from ingestion, inhalation, absorption, or consumption of rubbing alcohol.

I covered one side of the background with a Laser cut stencil by Forever in time and inked the card-stock using an eye-shadow applicator.

Beginner Mixed Media Background.

I use alcohol spray bottles, which I get at the Dollar stores to mix my own mists. The recommendations are to use higher alcohol content, but I refill them using 90%.

Photo from layout taken during a year-end concert with a fellow dancer.
“Heart of Glass” December 1984
I am the shorter one.

Photo from layout taken after an exam, by our teacher with a fellow dancer.
I am the shorter one.

My inspiration was “Whispers” by Lynnise Bowman and “Adored” By Kimberly  Garafolo from Scrapbooking Trends magazine August 2006

Some of the supplies and tools I used were:

Just Journaling 2 by Stampin up! rubber-stamp.

Stampin‘ Up Dance Sketches Ballerina Ballet 4 Rubber Stamp Set 2003

Inkadinkado Classic Flourish Filigree Cling Stamp

Memories™ Mists Blueberry shake, stencils/masks, blue Calligraphy pen, K&Company Smash Stick Pen & Glue Stick-Black, Card-stock, ink-pad, tissue-paper, Mod Podge ® Matte by Plaid, foam brushes (To apply Modge Podge), mounting squares, etc.

Note: The Tissue-paper isn’t acid-free, but it is covered with Mod Podge ®,



    • Dankie, die kwaliteit is nou nie soos vandag se fotos nie, maar ek is bly ek het dit. Jy het ‘n goeie oog. Ons het drie jaar in Swakopmund gebly Circa 1977 en baie jare in Richardsbaai, Dit is hoekom ons die see so mis. Baie dankie, ek waardeer dit ♥

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