Friday, October 30, 2015

Playing with Acrylic Inks

Hello creative people I hope you are doing well.

I was playing with Acrylic inks on a tag and ended up adding one of Designs by Ryn's beautiful birds from her Hummingbird 2 unmounted set.


I added copper acrylic paint using Ryn's Maidenhair Fern stencil and white paint using a Memory Box dotty stencil over the background of acrylic inks.   The black circles were 'stamped' with a small empty bottle and black acrylic paint.

I coloured the Hummingbird with Tombow markers, cut him out and added white highlights with a pen.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend.
Happy Halloween!
Shirley

27 comments:

  1. Again you have used your flair with colour to the full Shirley, it's a glorious tag.

    B x

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  2. Beautiful tag Shirley, keep the inspirations flowing my way and I may just get back to making a mixed media again.x

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  3. A fantastic tag, Shirley! I love your stencilled background and the beautiful bird.
    Mar xx

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  4. Fabulous tag Shirley! Love the autumnal greens and golds. Xxx

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  5. Looks amazing Shirley! Happy weekend!
    oxo
    Susi

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  6. Wonderful tag Shirley, have a good weekend, hugs, Valerie

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  7. Really amazing tag Shirley, great colours and image!!!

    Greetings,
    Maria

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  8. Happy Halloween Shirley :) This is a beautiful tag! I like your use of copper in there. Makes a neat contrast to the other colours. Also like how you coloured the hummingbird in lighter colours to pop him out from the background.

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  9. Wonderful tag, great background. Hope you and Archie have a great weekend.

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  10. Stunning tag..you always do wonderful projects with these images

    Love Chrissie xx

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  11. You talked about acrylic ink in the beginning...and I didn't know what kind of material that was :-), but later on you mentioned the paint (that I recognize).
    And what a great background for Ryn's nice hummingbird!!! A great tag, Shirley.
    Have a nice weekend, Alie

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  12. A real eye catcher!! Love the way part of the bird comes off the tag.
    Sandy xx

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  13. Gorgeous colours you have used here Shirley and so much detail. That hummer of Ryn's is a beauty. Have a lovely weekend. x

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  14. Beautiful tag Shirley
    Love
    Amanda x

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  15. Feels like Spring time, Shirley! Beautifully composed background. Loving how Ryn's hummer is flying off the tag! Hopefully it's not too cold yet, to enjoy the outdoor walking. While we have cooled off considerably, it's still humid and in the mid 80s. 😀

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  16. These Ryn hummers are just so delicate & beautiful. Love all the stenciling against the pretty green background, but the copper leaves really sparkle. (I like copper anyway!). The pops of white on the hummer really emphasize the texture of his little feathers, also the white circles on the tag. Beautiful, as always! TFS & Happy Halloween. Hugs.

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  17. Artistic & beautiful, Shirley!

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  18. A Happy Halloween to you too and enjoy your weekend! The tag looks great!
    Groetjes Karin x

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  19. A really beautiful tag Shirley ! Wonderful colors, and such pretty details ! And the bird is stunning ! Thank you so much for your nice comments on my blog. Have a wonderful Halloween weekend ! x Enny

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  20. LOVE this tag - as always your colour hits me first, and immediately following that I'm admiring your design. Gorgeous!

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  21. Your color selections are always so very pleasing along with your designs dear Shirley.
    This tag is beautiful and full of life.
    Happy end of October oxo

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  22. Beautiful tag. Love the colours you use. Greetings Janny

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  23. The bird looks like she belongs there so can understand why you did it! A harmonious prohect again! Enjoy your week!

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  24. just beautiful
    warm hello from California
    bibiana

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  25. Just wonderful tag! I do love the hummingbird!

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  26. Your yummer drew me here, Shirley! My own has been sitting up on the top of his swing dripping wet from the rain this morning. YES, RAIN!! We are all doing a happy dance to be getting some measurable rain and, hopefully, lots of snow in the mountains! But that's not why you called. Your mixed media hummingbird tag in all the glorious greens and yellows is simply perfection!! Hugs, Darnell

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  27. Cutting out the hummingbird is so effective, he looks like he is flying across.

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