my sweet friend martha invited several of us over to her studio playhouse yesterday to show us how to create some of the fabulous backgrounds that she makes! this first one is a collage of different papers, and then layers of paint and glazes on top (my scanner is not very "orange friendly"...in person, the colors are more muted than this).
this blue background is much more simple and looks like it's waiting for some hand-lettering. i'm thinking about using a very opaque white paint for the letters. now, i just need a great quote...and lots of calligraphic practice time(!)...in order to finish this one. thanks, martha, for sharing your wonderful studio with us...i had a fantastic time!!