I've managed to play along again in The Craft Barn's Song Title Challenge - this month's song is Somebody to Love by Queen.
Queen were one of my favourite bands when I was in my teens, I had all the albums up to The Works and can still remember being so excited to find an original copy of their very first album in a record shop in Morecambe after the (flimsier!) one had been released under the "Fame" branding.
As the challenge wants us to include the artist as well as the song title, I made a little plaque for the cell door by hammering letter punches into a scrap of mountboard before giving it the acrylic paint treatment.
Dry brushing is probably not the technique for you if you're in a hurry but it's great to watch details emerging if you have time - I used some texturising paste for a corroded effect in places as well as the die cuts and embossed plaque.
Stamps: Jane by Indigo Blu
Ink: Brilliance by Tsukineko (Graphite Black)
Typeset strip die by Tim Holtz/Sizzix
Texturising medium by DecoArt
Pewter and Silver acrylic paints
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