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Wednesday
Sep282011

Why Not Wednesday - A Fab New Freebie Texture to Try

 

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Hello my friends,

'Why not Wednesday?'
I recently read this on facebook. I'm so outta the loop. I had never heard it before. 'smile'....
Anyhow, let's just say, their idea of 'Why not Wednesday?' was much different than mine. 

I could not wait to share my latest texture with you all! This one is HOT off the press. I just finished it up before dinner. Anyhow, I thought...what the heck....'Why not Wednesday?'

So with that said...allow me to introduce 'The Ladder'. 

You would not believe the layers of paint, paper, ink, mediums, stamps, tape..... that went into making this little number.

happy 'sigh'....

I listened to Andrew Belle as I was working away, building layers... Andrew's album is called 'The Ladder'.... So that's how the name came about. 

I textured the pretty cows above with it.  

But I think this would be fab on a still-life. I can't wait to grab a little more time to really put it to the test!

I used 2 layers of 'the ladder'. One at soft light 100%. I then added another layer and pulled the edges out. I changed the blend mode to multiply and masked off the texture, leaving it only on the sky....for a painterly effect.

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Okey doke... Happy 'Why Not Wednesday'....

xxo, 

p.s. I'm linking up to the i-Studio. Jamie is hosting a linky party, where you share your art, inspired by a song. :) Come on over and check it out....and have a listen to the latest 'soundtrack'.  

Reader Comments (41)

this is wonderful!!!!! love it!! thanks so much!!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterann divelbiss
I've bought a couple of your packages and love all of them. I use them constantly on my blog. This one today is really nice. I like the postmark and the sharp contrasting edges. Another masterpiece!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGadgetSponge.com
Wow I love this subject matter with the textures! It looks so vintage and what a great effect!!Thanks so much for the new texture to play with!!YEA!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterClaudia Finn
This is positively gorgeous, Kim! Can't wait to try it. xoxo Gigi
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGigi
Oooooo! I love this texture!!
Thanks Kim!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterWhimsey Dimples
absolutely gorgeous, many thanks for your generosity and hard work!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterfrancey
You are so generous, thanks so much!!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristine
Kim, Kim KIM! You never cease to amaze me with your innovative and fabulous ideas for textures. I have a hard enough time deciding which one I'm going to use on which image, much less trying to create them. WOW what a beauty!! Thanks again for sharing your talent with us!!
Blessings and *hugs*
Cindie
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCindie in Texas
Aww very beautiful and cute moo cows! Lovely texture as well. Thank you so much!!! ♥ ::hugs:: ♥
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSü Smith
Another fab and fascinating texture, Kim~~thanks!!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterElaine
Love it!! Thank you!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJenN
This is a fav so far! You are SO GENEROUS with all your work into these textures and giving away for free!! Bless you!!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSue
I didn't received last Friday's texture. I'll check my spam box.
Thank you once again.
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNadege
Oh, you're not out of the loop... there's just a ton of curves in the loop that we can't all access... thank you for your generosity with your textures and tutorials...
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLynda
Kim, this is FANTASTIC! Every work of love, piece of art, style and grace...you offer so generously. I always want to "do you proud" and strive to excel. I am passing on the love and getting others to join first, the Skinny Mini, and hopefully MORE. Your generous nature inspires all of us to be more and give more. Thank you feels again, so shallow, but Thank You! What a wonderful and precious soul...talented beyond belief and generous beyond compare. Thank You KimK!!!
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAr~Pic
Thankyou, this is another great one. Sandra
September 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermarie foster
Wonderful texture, Kim, love cows, the photo is so beautiful !
Can't wait to try it out on my 'cow' photos :-)
Sylvia!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSylvia
Kim that's gorgeous and I can see it is heavy for so many layers of everything:)
Thank you so much
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHenrietta
Really beautiful!!!! And I love how you made the cows!!!!

Thank you very much for sharing this beautiful things whith us.
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEster
Great!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterespresso9
I can see how fabulous it will be on a still life! gorgeous Kim, thanks so much for sharing this... love the depth and all the layers :) xxoo
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnia
Thanks a lot! Love this beauty!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNeringa
What a great texture Kim! I just don't know when will I use all the textures I have from you, all the freebies but also the ones I purchased :) But they are all so pretty, I just can't help myself, I have to have them. Looking forward to trying this one out, always had a weak spot for post stamps :))
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDana
Fabulous looking forward to playing with this texture thanks Kim x
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterViv Halliwell
oooohhhh. i love this one!!!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTraci
Thank you for this gorgeous texture ~ you are so creative Kim!!
Love the photo of the cows ♥
Deb
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDeb
Thank you, Kim! This will be my rainy day fun art project for today! Love the colors!!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNanette
Oh WOW Kim!! This one is fab!! Can't wait to try it! Thanks! :)
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCathy Bueti
I LOVE the cows with the texture!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJillsy Girl
LOVE THIS! Looks like all of the layers was worth it. :) Can't wait to use this, thank you!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGwen
Wonderful texture thank you so much!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVal
i bet you did a lot of work on this for sure but you know what it is absolutely beautiful! i heart it! thanks kim for sharing!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterblue elephant photography
Dear Kim,
thank you so much for the new beautiful texture...I am so happy
I receive again your Tuesday textures...Many thanks for the generosity...
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterrealeoni
Thanks so much, Kim! It's gorgeous and I used it right away in my today's entry at the blog.
Love those curious cows, too cute!
Thanks for being sooooooo generous with us!
*hugs*
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKia
This is SOOOOO awesome Kim!!! GREAT 'adoration' and appreciation for this texture! You never cease to blow me away with your creations! Thank you, thank you!!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAl. Dianna
Why not Wednesday, indeed! You've been on such a creative role lately, Kim!!! I'm so blessed to benefit from it! Love the Ladder!!
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJune Scott
Oh my gosh! This texture is SO cool, Kim! Seriously!!! Wow! I think its my favorite, though, it is very difficult to chose a favorite from your wonderful collections. You are incredibly generous, so kind, and perfectly lovely! And you are such a brilliant artist. Truly. Thank you! . xo
September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAngie
Love it so much...thanks, Kim!!
September 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLeah C
Addicted to textures. Here's one I tried. Great picture Kim.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/67223920@N00/6199419572/in/photostream
September 30, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterceevee
Aaaaahhhh, but the time and effort to build this one do show up beautifully on this texture! Grateful for your generosity!
October 11, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterangela
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