Posted by: Lyle | July 20, 2010

Muslin Experiment 1

I know the picture isnt too exciting but its the background I’m excited about! Last Saturday Toni was rearranging her workshop/classroom. She came across a square of muslin and tossed it to me. “Must be yours “she said! I had been playing with my oil pastels. The muslin was wrinkled. I wet it , smoothed it out and left to dry. When It was still a bit damp I started applying the oil  pastels! mmm! Liked that. I rubbed them to blend with an old rough terry towel. Then had the brainstorm! What if!   T. has a candy/cake makers plastic  rolling pin with raised swirls on it.   I laid the muslin over it and rubbed with the orange oil pastel! Wow.  I love it. please give it a try! I’m going to find other raised things to try too.

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  1. Very cool, is that little bits of copper too, or copper colored paper? Envelope ready to mail off in the next day or so….xox Corrine


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