Fly through your pathway

Imagination is the golden pathway to everywhere – said Terence McKenna and what better way to give wings to your fantasy to fly through your pathway, to take a journey and to land right at your destination. That’s what came into my mind reading those words and as usual I needed to put it into my journal to remind myself to fly.

So buckle up and enjoy the flight with me. I was beginning with a simple scrap collage on my spread.

Next I added some stamping with a butterfly stamp in espresso truffle colour.

That seemed simply to flat, so I decided to add some dimensional texture mixing some soft gel with art sugar through a stencil.

Now I wanted some colour, so I used bister and ecoline (green and vermilion).

I used an old image from Wizard of Oz, and I gave Judy Garland wings with Sizzix layered wings die.

Then I thought that my wings needs to be more magical, and I used some golden mica flakes on them.  I also added my sentiment on a 7 dots studio element and some found objects.

Here is a close up on the magic going on:

And another close up on the texture:

Hope you enjoyed the flight, maybe you got wings by yourself as well…

I am sharing my spread with Mixed media place Creative Gym – Exercise #3 Think: Wings.

And I am adding my spread to Journal 52 week 1 prompt: pathways.

Advertisements

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.
This entry was posted in Art Journal, Mixed media, Showcase and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

26 Responses to Fly through your pathway

  1. pbhum says:

    Your work always impressed me!! Thank you for the step-by-step and for joining the Mixed Media Place challenge!!

  2. windinn says:

    Oh I’m loving this one, Ruth – the colour alone is terrific, but that phrase really speaks to me.

  3. wandahentges says:

    It’s a wonderful page, Ruth!!!!

  4. vickiross says:

    Imagination is what sustains us…so glad to be able to share it with wonderful artists like you. love the wings!

  5. Shel C says:

    Love the wings !

  6. kampysgirl says:

    Fabulous Ruth! I am on the pathway with you!! xo

  7. nanou49 says:

    a beautiful mixed media work ! happy new year!

  8. zksmith says:

    Another fantastic page, Ruth! Like the clustering!

  9. Vicky says:

    such a fab page, really love your girl with wings.

  10. pbhum says:

    Such a pretty page and beautiful details!! Thank you for joining the Mixed Media Place challenge!!

  11. Susan Carol says:

    Great page and sentiment. Loving the wings particularly!

  12. You inspire me…love your work

  13. Oh yes! So inspirational! Thank you for joining the Mixed Media Place Creative Gym!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s