April Reader Art Quest 2: Inky Backgrounds

Create an inky backdrop for your art!  Make a fabulous ink background for your next project! 

We'll be accepting Reader Submissions starting April 1st until April 15th.  Voting for the top 5 projects will begin April 16 and run to April 30, 2012.  The 5 projects with the most votes will be featured in the May 2012 issue.

Please limit your entries to 3 per RAQ.  Entries may only be combined with up to 5 other challenges/dares. Please try  Entries that are part of blog hops will not be accepted.  Please spread the word about UPA and our RAQs in your post.

For more information, visit our RAQ Frequently Asked Questions. 
Here's some great inspiration from our Unruly Columnists to get you started!

Artwork by Samantha Read

Artwork by Carol Fox

Artwork by Debbie Scriven

Join in and get unruly in April!

5 unruly observations:

  1. Wonderful inky backgrounds on all of these, I can't wait to get started on these Reader's Art Quests!


  2. What fabulous and inspiring pieces from your team. I love them and couldnt wait to join in,
    hugs June x

  3. What a great idea, these are gorgeous!

  4. Beautiful inspirational pieces- Ohhhh I cannot wait to play!!!

  5. i had lots of fun with this quest! x


All Unruly comments are appreciated!



Creativity is Boundless and the world of papercrafting and mixed media is deliciously messy and rule-free. We want you to discover the Magnificent and Messy in Your Art. Unruly PaperArts is a collaborative blogozine featuring a panel of regular and guest creative contributors as well as reader-submitted articles. We hope you will join us and come back often as we feature articles on stamping, mixed media, collage, altered art, and scrapbooking.

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