Saturday, 24 February 2018

Mixed Media 6 x 6 Challenge - Flowers

Today is the first challenge in my new FB group.  The first theme is flowers. Here is my piece.  Links to the challenge group are shown in the video description for anyone wanting to join in :-)

6 x 6 Hot Press Watercolour Paper
Distress Inks: Antique Linen, Black Soot
Creative Journey Stamp Set - Brick Texture Stamp
Wendy Vecchi Stencil - Lovely Large Flower
Liquitex: Light Modelling Paste
Prima Art Basics 1" Silicone Brush
Lumiere Paints: Indigo, Pearlescent Blue, Magenta, Burgundy, Citrine
Prisma Verithin Pencil: Violet Blue
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam

Friday, 23 February 2018

Mixed Media Canvas - Dream, Hope, Wish

Today's project is a 3D, mixed media canvas:


15 x 15cm Canvas Board
Tim Holtz Printed Tissue Paper
Golden Soft Gel Medium
Golden Gesso
Chipboard pieces - Unbranded
Wooden Phrase Tiles - Unbranded from stash
Flatback Pearls - Unbranded from Ebay UK
Lace pieces - From stash
Melissa Francis - Resin Butterfly
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paint: Sherbet
Golden Fluid Acrylics: Paynes Grey, Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold
Silks Acrylic Glazes: Pixie Pink, Ginger Flower
Prima Art Alchemy Metallique Paint: White Pearl
Golden Glass Bead Gel

Thursday, 22 February 2018

ATC - Stay Curious

Today's creation is an ATC:

325 & 160gsm gsm Smooth White Card Stock
Dylusions Paint: Vibrant Turquoise, Fresh Lime
Baby Wipe
Stampin' Up Background Stamp: French Script
Archival Ink: Magenta Hue, Forget-Me-Not, Cobalt
Crafter's Workshop Stencil: Mini Daisy Cluster
Ranger: Cut N' Dry Foam
Octopode Factory: Flamingo Stamp
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Zig Cleancolor Brush Pens: Peach Pink, Cornflower Blue
Prima Watercolor Brush
Golden Matte Medium
Sakura Micron Pen - Black #01
Tim Holtz: Small Talk Stickers
Tuscan Rose: Flourish Stamp

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Art Journal Page - Make Today Amazing

My latest journal page featuring a tissue paper texture technique:

Prima A5 Mixed Media Book
Tissue Paper
Golden Soft Gel Medium
Golden Gesso
Dylusions Paint: Calypso Teal, Fresh Lime
Tim Holtz Mini Stencil
Bold Text Background Stamp - Manufacturer unknown
Archival Ink: Plum, Jet Black
Golden Fluid Acrylic Paint: Quinacridone Crimson, Carbon Black
All Night Media: Typewriter Alphabet
Posca Paint Pen: Black
Creative Journey Stamp Set: Splatter Background
Metallic Wax: Prima - Rose Gold, Treasure Gold - White Fire
Baby Wipe
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Acetate Sheet

Silver Play Button & Challenge Group

A short video to say thank you to all my subscribers both those over on YT, and those who watch from here.  I also announce the start of my new Artful Evidence Challenge Group:

Monday, 19 February 2018

Art Card - Blue Print Dressform

Today's project is a card using Tim Holtz Blue Print stamps and Prisma coloured pencils:

Recycled Kraft Card Stock (Unbranded)
Ivory Linen Effect Card Stock
Bazzill Card Stock: Quartz
Time Holtz Stamps: Blue Print Sewing
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Prisma Premier Coloured Pencils: Pink, Blush Pink, White
Zest It Blending Solution
Cotton Bud
Distress Ink: Frayed Burlap
Stampin' Up Stamps: Itty Bitty Backgrounds, Love Definition (Both discontinued sets)
MFT Dies: Pierced Rectangle Stx
Judikins Stamp: Work Of Art
Double Sided Tape

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Mixed Media Art Tag - Encourage Your Hopes

Today's project is an art tag:

325gsm Smooth White Card Stock
Golden Gesso
Tim Holtz Stencil: Splatters, Harlequin
Tonic Studios Tag Punch
Distress Ink: Spiced Marmalade, Broken China
Archival Ink: Cobalt Blue, Jet Black
Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze Pen: Black
Crafty Individuals Stamp: Crackle Background
Lost Coast Designs: Bird Stamp
Tim Holtz Stamps: Going Somewhere
Carabelle Studio Stamps: Taches et Courtures
Fibres: From Stash
Baby Wipe
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Crop-O-Dile Tool

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Art Journal Page - Braver Than You Think

Today's project is a mixed media art journal page using my Prima mixed media book:


Prima A5 Mixed Media Book
Golden Gesso
Dylusions Paint: Lemon Zest, Squeezed Orange, Bubblegum Pink, Calypso Teal
Archival Ink: Violet, Magenta Hue, Jet Black
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Darkroom Door Stamp: Weathered Stripes
Creative Expressions: Chicken Wire Background
Crafter's Workshop Stencil: Mini Chicken Wire
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Tim Holtz Stamp Sets: Crazy Cats, Mini Bird Crazy & Things
160gsm Smooth White Card Stock
Stampotique: Tree, Squiggle Arms
Micron Pen: #05 Black
Posca Paint Pens: Black & White
Woodware Stamp Positioner
Golden Matte Medium
Studio G Alphabet Peg Set

Friday, 16 February 2018

Art postcard - Every Moment Matters

Today's project is a short and simple mixed media postcard featuring Dylusions paints, Archival inks and rubber stamping:

325gsm Smooth White Card Stock
Dylusions Paints: Fresh Lime, Calypso Teal
Aspects of Design Stamp: Mesh Background
Archival Ink: Cobalt Blue, Violet, Blue Violet
Technique Tuesday Stamps: Wildflowers, Growing Wild
Stampin' Up: Itty Bitty Backgrounds
Micron Pen: Black #05

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Altered Puzzle Piece

Today's project is an altered puzzle piece with a resin finish:

Child's over size puzzle piece
Golden Gesso
Crafter's Workshop Stencil: Mini Daisy Cluster
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paints: Bora Bora, Lilac, China
Archival Ink: Violet, Jet Black, Manganese Blue
Versamark Ink
Stanislaus Imports: Tiny Puzzle Piece Embellishments
Stampin' Up Stamps: Itty Bitty Backgrounds, Love Definition Background
Indigo Blu Stamp Set: Sarah's Choice
Perfect Pearls: Pearl White
Perfect Pearls Brush
Stampin' Up Background: Love Definition
Crafty Notiions Guilding Flakes: - Copper Thunder
Ranger Glossy Accents
Envirotex Epoxy Resin
Woodware Embossing Buddy
Black detail embossing powder
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam