Dec 7, 2009

A Class with Sue Roddis

I thoroughly enjoyed making this at the weekend - it was at a class run by Sue Roddis at The Stamp Attic. Called Up My Street, we made three chipboard house shapes which we covered with ripped up book pages. There followed a happy afternoon splatting them with Distress Inks and spraying with water and getting in a complete mess - what fun!! The houses were then joined together and a kind of fence added on the back.

I think I started off with some kind of colour scheme, which then got lost, because the wonderful thing about Distress inks is that they all go together anyhow. I added a few bits of metal, and a feather - loving the Stampotique stamps, they're completely barking mad......

Some of the stamps got scribbled on along the way....


  1. Incredible artwork. Love it. So much the eye wants to take in. Lynne M x

  2. LOL - see you managed to add your metal. They look fab Pen - you've still got it!!!!

  3. Love this, Penny. Great colours and I love that fence.

  4. looks like you had lots of fun! it's great

  5. Looking really good Penny - will post your ATC tomorrow.

  6. Fabulous Street Penny, I love your colour combination.

  7. These are brilliant! Glad you had a fun day. It's funny, I opened up your blog and immediately thought 'Sue Roddis' when I saw the pics!

    Lucy x

  8. Hi Penny,
    so glad you had a nice day, it was lovely to meet you, put a face to the name type thing!! Your pieces look fab, love the added scribling!! :)

  9. wow wow wow wow omg they are em....I want a class with Sue.

    came across your blog whilst blog hopping...
    so glad that I did...

    I would like to challenge you to take on this months ATC challenge over at
    I host an ATC club monthly swap.
    The theme this month is A WINTERS DAY.... set by talented artist Sue Roddis.
    please come and look see what we are about.
    chriss x

  10. Fantastic artwork Penny! So much detail to look at! xx

  11. Those colours are fab, Penny. Love the way the whole thing comes together. Bet you had a great time :)


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