I've been playing around with dots. Dot painting, that is. YouTube has thousands of videos of really talented people demonstrating the technique. It's easy to get lost watching all those dots appear, but I finally had to give it a try myself.
Dot painting typically used acrylic paint and can be done on many surfaces and mostly I've seen people paint on rocks and canvases. I wanted to use Stampin' Up products. So I mixed various ink refill colours, mixed into white acrylic paint so that it had the thickness. For my "canvas", I used cardstock.
Take a look:
I cut a circle of the black cardstock with my second largest circle framelit. Starting in the middle, I just started dotting, varying the sizes and colours of the dots. Then I cut a bigger circle from Tempting Turquoise cardstock - a retiring colour.
The circles then went onto a square of black and the whole thing then onto more Tempting Turquoise. I put a large gold faceted gem in the middle, and used rhinestones around the edge.
After all the layers were put on the card base, I thought it still needed something, so I inked a new background stamp, called Handwritten, with Tempting Turquoise, stamped off once, and stamped it randomly in each corner.
This is a lot of fun to do and I have more ideas to keep dotting.
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