Sunday, January 31, 2010

Gothic Arches - Correspondence

I made my arch using oil pastel crayons for my background (on 140 lb cold press watercolor paper which I gessoed first), rubbed them together with my finger, then coated with matte medium (a Lori Roberts technique). The lovely woman image comes from Rhonda at San Design, the other images are from Kathy at KF Collections. Then, I used white acrylic and floated ovals at the edges to create the appearance of lace. The dots were done holding my breath! :o) Thanks for looking!

13 comments:

Jan said...

I hope you're breathing again! This is perfection, Lynn. So lady-like! I adore it!

Lori Saul said...

Beautiful arch Lynn- very feminine and romantic- wonderfully creative!

Faye said...

Your technique gave this a gorgeous background, Lynn. It's beautiful

Jann said...

Your arch is just beautiful, so soft and dreamy!

Femmy said...

gorgeous arch!! love the soft colours!!

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

This is so soft and pretty. Thanks for sharing how you accomplished it. Like Jan said, I hope you're breating again:)

Martina2801 said...

Stunning and romantic arch, Lynn!
Beautifully created.

Sandie R said...

Love your soft background colours Lynn. Great arch

Patricia said...

Lovely arch - Have a great week.

DymphieM said...

what a wonderful arch, love the soft muted colours you achieved, that's something i find so hard to do :)

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Your arch is beautiful - love the
dreamy look of it.

Ozstuff said...

Gorgeous arch, Lynn. I love the soft pastels. So beautiful.

lena said...

Beautiful arch with that crackled barn in the background! Love it!