Thursday, February 11, 2010

In my house...

I used an image transfer technique to make "In my house" a little more interesting adding a ghostly lady in the parlor. I love the house cardboard cutouts that I bought at the local "Michaels". After I collaged the papers I painted it with white acrylic paint laid the image (ink jet) picture side down and let it sit a few minutes, burnished it with bone folder, then wet it with small spray of water and rubbed the paper backing off. It can also work with a laser printed image, ink jet gives it a more ghostly quality because the black ink rubs off.

5 comments:

artbeckons said...

This is gorgeous, Cathee!!

Janet Ghio said...

I love this! It is really great!

Rena Sawatski said...

Love the look of this piece Cathee. Another technique I will have to try!

Barb said...

Cathee...this is beautiful! I love the ghostly look of the transfer.

Keron Lee said...

this is truely lovely cathee - such delicious tonal variation & intriguing composition - well done! x K

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