Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Brown Combo

"Brown combo" is this week´s theme for the Wednesday Stamper´s challenge.
I´m not a brown person - after all that brown and orange that I´ve seen in my youth in the 70s, it took many years before I bought brown clothes again ... When it comes to mixed-media art, I prefer other colours, too. But what I really like is combining brown with black and white, copper or gold, and with all kinds of rust and patina. So here´s an example for my favourite colour combo with blue patina on brown paper, painted with copper ground. I´ve added some green and blue accents with pens and crayons.

22 comments:

Ilka Wilczek said...

Sehr interessante Kombi! Gefällt mir richtig gut!

LG Ilka

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow sieht das klasse aus.
Wunderschöne Farben.

Manja said...

schöne farbkombi, gefällt mir sehr

Stempelfrosch said...

Klasse gemacht!
Lg Anke

herminesplace said...

FABULOUS!!!

Rosie said...

Beautiful work - I love the paint. Do you use ready made paint effects or mix your own?

bockel24 said...

Rosie, I have used Modern Options copper topper with blue patina solution, then Caran d´Ache Neocolor II crayons and Polychromos pens. So the paints and pens are ready, but the mix is mine ;-)

Faye said...

Marion, this is beautiful and very creative. The color combinations are some of my favorites, too.

Barbara said...

so nicely done love the frame.

Willy said...

Great piece, Marion!

liannallama said...

oh, she's lovely! It's funny because I also hate brown in my daily life, but it is one of my favorite crafting colors!

vintage wil said...

what a beautiful artwork.

Astrid Maclean said...

Great card!!

http://truutske.punt.nl said...

Very incredible card.

Ed said...

Really beautiful card - I am opposite to you, I love browns and creams ..

Buffy said...

Love the background and the stitches. Great combo.

Kimmie said...

Lovely card!

Angelina said...

Beautiful!!

Barbara Hagerty said...

This is gorgeous, Marion! The colors are like verdegris with the copper, rust, turquoise! I love it and the painterly quality it has! And I am with you 100% on the browns of the '70s! All of the movies and TV programs were brown, also! Even so, I do mix-in quite a lot of brown with other colors today. Your piece is wonderful!!

Anja said...

I love it

Sid said...

Gorgeous colours and design !

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

You do brown VERY well Marion, Love how your winged lady looks here!