Saturday, 30 April 2016

Rain to grow the flowers!

This is my last chance to link to Art Journal Journey where Linda's theme 'For the Record' gave me so many ideas! Unfortunately by being away then poorly I haven't used many those ideas at all.

I used to love listening to Pat Boone (I saw him on TV recently and he has aged for sure but still has that lovely smile!)

'April Love' was one of his big hits back in the 50's, he had so many though! He was also a writer and appeared in many films.

Here is my page with one of the lines from the song

I used some stamps I bought last year while in France.They were stamped and coloured in with Coloursoft pencils then painted over with Paper Artsy Pearl glaze - I love how shiny they are  now! I outlined everything with anInktense grey pencil and pulled it out with a water brush and smudged the edges.The words from the attempt at hand writing! 
I am also linking to

Moo Mania and More for the theme - Floral

Posted from my phone - if we get a connection!

Thanks for looking, Chris


Helen said...

this looks beautiful!

Meggymay said...

A beautiful floral page Chris. Pat Boone had a lovely mellow voice.
Yvonne xx

My name is Erika. said...

Gorgeous flowers. I know Pat Boone but not this song, but if your blooms are anything like the song, it must be a very good song indeed. Happy May!

Brenda Brown said...

I love how you combined the lyrics with the beautiful imagery, love this page Chris.
Hope you are well now.
Happy Sunday.
Hugs Brenda xxx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

What a fantastic page Chris! AMAZING! Thank you so much for all the support for Art Journal Joureny and
thank you for linking to Moo Mania & More !
Happy Sunday - happy May!
oxo Susi

Valerie-Jael said...

Lovely page! Did your pages arrive yet? They've been on their way for more than a week. Hugs, Valerie

chrissie said...

A very happy and beautiful page Chris. Hope you are a lot better now

Love Chrissie xx

Crafty She said...

Hi Chris, what a gorgeous page, I love it. x

hazel said...

A beautiful page, the flowers are lovely.
xxx Hazel.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

This is a gorgeous page, Chris. The flowers are beautiful and sparkle. I fear I don't really know Pat Boone, but I love how you interpreted the song. Your garden is truly lovely after the rain, unlike mine which is a mess! Of course, your garden is on paper, and that makes it even more beautiful because the flowers will never die.

Sandy said...

This is beautiful Chris - really gorgeous. Boy I remember Pat Boone and his very white shoes. What a crooner is was. Do hope you are feeling better Sugar.
Sandy xx

Ruth said...

A fabulous floral page beautifully coloured and great use of white space Chris! Ruth xx