Got snow, man?

Really, have you got snow already? We not, not yet, but who knows. So I was playing in my altered book to create a snowman. Warning: I used gloss gel medium to get the shining effect of the snow, so better get your sunglasses ready! Not!

And if you want to see what did I do here are the steps: First I applied some white gesso randomly.

Then I added a scrap collage, left overs, a half paper dolly, a piece of lace, a wooden button, a bit of a thread, snowballs from the snowball ribbon, stamping my snowman with archival ink (it must be my favourite of course from Stampotique originals, Snowy Fran #6127). And when I was ready I added my first colour layer with ecoline (pastel blue) for some shading.

One layer is of course not enough for me, so I added some frost with pearlescent acrylic ink (galactic blue).

But now my poor snowman was to cold, brrrr… so to warm Fran I coloured the scarf around the head with sundown magenta.

On the other side I added my text with letter stickers just under the button:

Got snow, man? It rocks, man!


About lerusho

I am obsessed with experimenting, using my fantasy and creating new and unique visions. The challenges are endless and that gives me real inspiration.
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14 Responses to Got snow, man?

  1. Lisette says:

    I love Stampotique’s take on Christmas and I love what you have done with the snowman and your take on a snowy scene. It has that feel that you get after a really heavy snowfall and that moment that the sun starts to appear once it has stopped. No snow here yet šŸ˜¦

  2. windinn says:

    I can feel that snow (and see it out the window, too)!

  3. massofhair says:

    No snow here but i did make 2 Altered Playing Cards for Claudine Criner’s Blog which feature Snow. Love your pages Ruth! šŸ™‚ xxx

  4. kampysgirl says:

    Yup got snow here too!! Love those cotton balls Ruth! heehee

  5. Luckily we don’t have snow Ruth, love the shine on the page

  6. zksmith says:

    Looks more like ice! I love your grungy snowman!

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