Saturday 28 April 2018

6 x 6 Challenge - Crackle

Today's project is for the 6 x 6 Challenge over on my Facebook Group.  This week's theme is crackle:

Hot Press watercolour paper
Americana Craft Paint: Light Buttermilk
Viva Decor Crackle Paste: Blackberry
Golden Fluid Acrylic: Phthalo Green (Blue Shade)
Crafter's Workshop Stencil: Mini Basic Hearts
Impression Obsession: Beauty Text
Tim Holtz Stamp Set: Ultimate Grunge
Archival Ink: Watering Can
General: Charcoal Pencil
Cotton Bud
Brother P-Touch Labelling Machine
Golden Matte Medium

Saturday 21 April 2018

6 x 6 Challenge - Flourishes

Today's project is for the 6 x 6" Challenge over on my Facebook Group Artful Evidence where the theme this week is flourishes:

Hot Press Watercolour Paper
Distress Inks: Wild Honey, Dusty Concord, Broken China
Tim Holtz Mini Stencil: Harlequin
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Stampin' Up: Love Definition Background Stamp
PaperArtsy Stamps: JOFY 32
Crafty Individuals: Flourish Stamp
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Old Dictionary Book Pages
Archival Ink: Watering Can, Manganese Blue
Winsor & Newton Watercolours
Prima Water Brush
Golden Matte Medium
Posca Paint Pen: White

Saturday 14 April 2018

6 x 6 Challenge - Masking Techniques

Today's post is for the 6 x 6 Challenge over on my FB group where the theme this week is masks:

6 x 6" Hot Press Watercolour Paper
Americana Craft Paints: Ultramarine Blue, Dioxazine Purple, Peacock Teal
Tim Holtz Masks: Ransom Alphabet
Archival Ink: Blue Violet, Aquamarine, French Ultramarine, Cobalt, Jet Black
Stencil: Handmade Gift
Darkroom Door Stamp: Weathered Stripes
Prima Clear Stamps: #960834, #550943
Invoke Arts Stamp: Embrace The Process Text Stamp
Digital Collage Images from Etsy: Butterflies
Golden Fluid Acrylics: Paynes Grey
Golden Gesso
Golden Matte Medium
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Woodware Stamp Positioner
Bottle Cap - To create stamped rings or circles
Gelly Roll Stardust Pen: Aqua Blue
Liquitex Acrylic Ink:Prussian Blue Hue
Dip Pen

Sunday 8 April 2018

Art Journal Page - Curious Minds

Today's project is an art journal page using stamps by Cherry Pie & Dylusions colour sprays:

Prima A5 Mixed Media Book
Dylusions Colour Sprays: Lime, Grass, Cyan, Vanilla Custard, Lemon
Archival Ink: Manganese Blue
Cherry Pie Art Stamps: Klimt Swirls Large, Klimt Cats, Small Klimt Swirl, Tiny swirl
PaperArtsy Stamps: Ink & The Dog - Words Plate 2
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Posca Paint Pens: Black, White
160gsm Smooth White Card Stock
Golden Matte Medium
Stabilo All Pencil: Black
Prima Water Brush

Saturday 7 April 2018

6 x 6 Mixed Media Challenge - Tags

This week's challenge on my Facebook Mixed Media Challenge group is Tags:


6 x 6" Hot Press Watercolour Paper
Dylusions Paint: Fresh Lime, Calypso Teal, Bubblegum Pink
& Gypsies Paper: Paddington
Invoke Art Stamps: Quote Stamp
Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher
Sequin Waste
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Golden Matte Medium
Golden Fluid Acrylics: Carbon Black, Titanium White
Stampin' Up: French Script Background Stamp
Archival Ink: Jet Black
Bottle Cap: To stamp Paint Rings
Smooth White Cardstock
Tonic Studios Punch - Ticket and Tag Top
Posca Paint Pen: Black

Friday 6 April 2018

Frosted Alcohol Inks - Technique

Today's video is a mixed media technique using alcohol inks & pearlescent paint:

Alcohol inks
White Pearlescent Paint
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam

Thursday 5 April 2018

Art Journal Page - Bird Houses

Today's project is an art journal page:

Prima A5 Mixed Media Book
Golden Gesso
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paint: Chalk, Moonlight, Wisteria, Sherbet, Rose
Distress Paint: Cracked Pistachio
Archival Ink: Blue Violet, Jet Black
Impreession Obsession Background Stamp: Beauty Text
Personal Impressions Stamps: Garden Chair Scene, Rustic Seat Scene
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Prima Patterned Paper: Rose Quartz Collection
Inktense Pencil: Violet
Wink Of Stella Brush Pen: Clear
Crafter's Workshop Stencil: Mini Branches Reversed
Liquitex Light Modelling Paste
Baby wipe
Golden Matte Medium
Prima Water Brush
Tim Holtz Ruler
Pergamano Embossing Tool
125gsm Smooth White Card Stock
Invoke Arts: Quote Stamp

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Mixed Media Postcard - It's The Little Things

Today's project is a postcard using the Distress Inks and the Tim Holtz Stamping Platform to create a watercolour effect:

325gsm Smooth White Cardstock
Distress Inks:

  • Antique Linen
  • Tea Dye
  • Vintage Photo
  • Walnut Stain
  • Salty Ocean
  • Wilted Violet
  • Mowed Lawn
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Tim Holtz Stamp Set: School Desk
Tim Holtz Stamping Platform
Hero Arts: Real Wildflowers
Stampin' Up: Itty Bitty Backgrounds
Crafty Individuals: Paris Postmark
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Tim Holtz Small Talk Stickers
Golden Matte Medium

Tuesday 3 April 2018

Mixed Media Tag - Owls

Today's project is a tag using the wonderful stamps designed by Lily Chilvers at Octopode factory:

325gsm & 160gsm Smooth White Cardstock
Golden Fluid Acrylics: Cobalt Blue, Green Gold, Titanium White
Americana Craft Paints: Espresso, Traditional Raw Umber, Sand, Evergreen
Octopode Factory: Owl Stamps
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Archival Ink: French Ultramarine, Jet Black
Prima Stamp: #542016
Winsor & Newton Watercolours
Prisma Premier Coloured Pencils:

  • Pink
  • Neon Pink
  • Denim Blue
  • Carribean Sea
  • White
  • Parma Violet
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Canary Yellow 
  • Chartreuse
  • Olive Green

Woodware Stamp Positioner
Prima Water Brush
Golden Matte Medium
Zest-It Blending Sponge
Cotton Buds
Crop-O-Dile Tool
Fibres - From Stash
Cosmo Cricket - Tiny Text Stickers

Monday 2 April 2018

Art Journal Page - Create

Today's project is an art journal page made with Tim Holtz Stamps, stencils and Dylusions Colour Wash Sprays:
Prima A5 Mixed Media Book
Dylusions Sprays: Amber, Fucshia
Prima 3D Gloss Gel
Tim Holtz Mini Stencils
Tim Holtz Stamps: Artful Artifacts, Mini Muse
Archival Ink: Magenta Hue, Cactus Flower, Jet Black
DeNami Stamp: Splatters
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Lost Coast Designs: Licence Plate Alphabet Stamps

Sunday 1 April 2018

Art Journal Page - Secret Garden

My latest journaling page created with watercolours & rubber stamps:

Prima A5 Mixed Media Book
Winsor & Newton Watercolours
Marvy Le Plume Brush Markers:

  • Light Green
  • Steel Blue
  • Grape
  • Pale Violet
  • Leaf Green
  • Pink
  • Violet
  • Deep Lilac

Personal Impressions Stamps:

  • Watering Can Scene
  • Garden Chair Scene
  • Cottage Scene

Art Impressions Stamps: Containers, Various Flower & Foliage Stamps
Hero Arts: Bicycle Stamp
Flower Soft Stamps: The Gate
Card-io Stamps: Sweet Strawberries, Spring Garden,
Archival Ink: Watering Can
Distress Ink: Pumice Stone