Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Scrapfriends October Sketch

Hello, I remembered I haven't shared quite a few layouts from the retreat I went on at the beginning of the month.  Just too much happening at the moment. 
Last term at school for the year and there are lots of various events already and it's only October!
For instance tonight I'm off to an information evening for my eldest who starts high school next year!
Eeeeekk! Last night was my niece High School Graduation, Sunday was my sons confirmation.
School Art Show next week,
then there's cricket and hockey training and.... ugh it goes on and on.

On to my page though, which is for the ScrapFriends October Sketch.
A picture from our Sydney trip last year, 
I had the Bridge and a Manly Ferry all lined up and a Seagull
flew through my shot!  Hence the title 'Seagull Photo Bomb'! ;D

Really not too sure about this page, it started out life with the stencilling in green and gold.  which I didn't like and proceeded to Gesso over the lot and then I just kept adding various things 
Gelatos, stamping, rubons etc until I was satisfied with it. 
Maybe my opinion is coloured by having seen the green and gold version but I'm still not sure 
the blue and red is working either! Ah well.

Close up of some of the stamping and rubons.

Here's the sketch itself.

 Thanks for looking and take care. 


  1. That photo is fabulous.. if you were trying to capture the sea gull it probably would not co-operate for you.. hehe.. the back ground looks fabulous..

  2. LOVE this Leonie, your background looks amazing!!

  3. Awesome Leonie. You are so clever with your titles....love that background work too.

  4. Haha, you couldn't do that again if you tried!! Totally awesome, your background is sensational, I think it all looks fabulous!! :)

  5. Perfect! SO funny!! Lovely background work too!!

  6. oh Leonie... no doubt about you.,.. you know how to use so many mediums... love this page.. actually all your pages :)) happy weekend XO

  7. This is a classic! Love your layout! It's awesome, Leonie!!

  8. LOL! I sooo know what you mean with gessoing over the lot & starting again....but it adds nice texture as you go & I think the colours work really well with the photo:):)...gorgeous bg work....great take on the sketch:) Thanks for joining us at Scrap Friends:):) And YES....it's starting to get VERY busy...eeekkkkk!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. I bet if you tried to catch that seagull on film, it would have been possible :). perfect shot :). and that background work..been there too :). I really like the end result - thanks for playing along with us at SF :)