Specialty paper with fibers attached to Arches 140# coldpress using satin finish acrylic varnish, then painted with Yarka St. Petersburg paint with a touch of white acrylic paint for highlights.


pansy, flower, plant, spring, floral, nature, texture, garden

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  • Marsha Free
    Marsha Freeabout 3 years ago

    very nice! the added texture gives it depth and personality. I love it!

  • I was just playing around to see what would happen. Thank you!

    – Marsha Elliott

  • maggie326
    maggie326about 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work Marsha love the texture

  • thanks, Maggie….it does give it a different look.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 3 years ago

    Nice effect!

  • Thanks, Cindy! :)

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 3 years ago

    Lovely colours Marsha!

  • Painting on the textured paper softened the colors quite a bit.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • rosalin
    rosalinabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you, Rosalin….felt like playing a bit today!

    – Marsha Elliott

    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    beautiful work
    love the paper, gives a special effect

  • Thanks! It was an experiment. Now that I know how it handles, I may try it again in the future.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • PierceClark
    PierceClarkabout 3 years ago

    Very pretty!!! ……..and fun too, I bet.

  • Thanks. It was fun, but didn’t quite know what to expect from the technique.

    – Marsha Elliott

  • FranEvans
    FranEvansabout 3 years ago

    Wow! What texture and colour! I’ve been trying to think of a way to do something like this for ages, but I don’t know how!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s special!

  • Thanks so much, Fran. I just sent you a bmail regarding this!

    – Marsha Elliott

  • FranEvans
    FranEvansabout 3 years ago

    P.S. Look at it large!!!!

  • :))))))))) Sure shows the wrinkles, huh?

    – Marsha Elliott

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinabout 3 years ago

    I like this VERY much!! Something different w/ fantastic results. Great work Marsha.

  • Thanks, Sally…..sometimes it’s just fun to play….know what I mean?!?

    – Marsha Elliott

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