If you are wondering how week 6 got before week 5, it is because I just couldn't wrap my brain around how I wanted to attack the lesson. The original lesson used a doily and I use the ones that I have so that was out. Decided to use a stencil with thick gesso, then that blank expanse of white paper just stared at me in all its defiance! I finally saw a few other examples that made me make the jump and put paint on the white!
I used Distress paint daubers all over the background and blended with my finger and a little extra water. The darker color didn't collect around the stencil like I hoped so I actually ended up lining around the raised areas. The dauber that really ramped it up with the Burnished Bronze (I think that's the color). It is a beautiful metallic that gave it an aged look. The scratchy look around the outer edge of the dream catcher are words that are scribbly written. Words that I want the catcher to keep and not get to me! ;-)