A rare sight …or Farbtupfer

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At the Baltic Sea event I taught a Scrapbooking – Layout class. I only had 1 1/2 hours for this and that made it a challenge for me- LOL. I usually do not teach workshops that short- especially since mixed media related workshops need way more time and…I do usually not teach Layout classes. But hey…sometimes it is fun to do something different- and I was told the students liked it :) It was also a good way to start the workshop event since most of my students NEVER did anything Mixed-Media related…so I started slow and then had them bath in paint full force by sunday- LOL.

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So …here is the layout…I had three samples- so the students could see how choosing different ways of colors effect the layout differently.

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We used Ranger Dylusions and Distress Paints in many different ways incorporating different techniques for different effects.

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And now…what does Farbtupfer mean? mmmh – interesting enough I cannot find a real word for this in English – It means spots of color or specks of color – which wouldn’t make a good title for a workshop in English- LOL.

I tell you, sometimes the challenge for me is finding a name for workshops that would work in both languages and it is not always possible ;)

have a colorful day :)

Nat

 

 

Comments (3)

  • micki7764

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    oohh all 3 are beautiful but my favorite is the one with the only other color being red :-). As for english translation for farbentupfer – color splatters…. is what comes to mind.

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  • Sue Clarke

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    fun LO for sure. i hear Popeye whenever i see that photo of you.

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  • Elizabeth Kelly

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    Great job Nathalie, with those “splashes of colour” …which might make a better name than “spots of colour” or even “colour highlights” ;)

    Very brave teaching a mixed media layout class in such a short time!

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