More Fun With Fungus!

After my exploration of collage and drawing a pair of Rosy Bonnet mushrooms on Monday, I decided to try an ink doodle with Micron pens:

Next, I made a stencil of the mushroom from my pencil drawing. I wanted to use it in my Gelli-plate printing.

I decided to make a stencil of each shape with card stock and a plastic material (it is made for creating quilt patterns but I thought it might work):

Both worked for these fungus prints but I liked the results with the card stock the best. It was less slippery on the Gelli-plate and left less lines around the stencil on the prints:

It was fun trying both positive and negative shapes on deli paper and vellum paper:

I can even use the leftover card stock stencil in my art journal…

But that is fun with fungus for another day!

I hope I inspired you to explore mixed media in a subject you enjoy.

Cheers! πŸ™‚

12 responses to “More Fun With Fungus!

  1. I like the shadowy shape. And your doodle mushrooms would make fun houses for elves! (K)

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  2. Love the doodle mushrooms and your journal page!

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  3. You did inspire me. I recalled the foam stamps that I made to use with hot wax and batiks. My thoughts went to making stamps for my watercolors. Background stamps.

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    • Oh, I like your idea Gretchen! 😊 That would make a fabulous background. I have some handmade foam stamps around here somewhere… πŸ˜‰ Off to find them! πŸŽ¨πŸ’• I look forward to seeing what you create!

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  4. I love the zentangle ‘shrooms! Beautiful work Jill!

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  5. Love your mushroom doodle, Jill!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ„πŸ’š
    All so fun and creative!

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  6. I think mushrooms are so whimsical and cute! πŸ˜€ Especially the zentangle ones!

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