Monday, 24 April 2017

Stampotique and Lindy's Stamp Gang Collaboration



For the entire month of April Stampotique are doing a collaboration with Lindy's Stamp Gang
Check out their blog and their monthly color challenge too.

Lindy's was nice enough to send the design team some wonderful products to work with and they are offering one of our lucky participants a prize pack. 

You must be entered into Stampotique's challenge at least once this month in order to be entered to win. 
The winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

You can see Lindy's entire line of products HERE 
There are sprays, Magical Powders, Embossing Powders and Tools. 
Everything you need to create some fabulous things.

Today its my turn for the special feature, I wanted to show the wonderful colours and lustre of the spays 
on lots of textures 
I layered lots of cardboard onto a canvas and covered with DecoArt Media White Gesso, once dry applied DecoArt Crackle Paste and allowed to dry
I sprayed with Lindy's Sprays Starburst Sprays Rusty Lantern Lime ,Blue Hawaiian Blue and Flat Fabio
Raspberry Lemonade gradually building up the colours and sprinkled on Magical Shaker Black Forest Black
I stamped directly onto the canvas with Stazon Inks Teal Blue and St Valentine

I stamped the characters, butterflies and Mushrooms onto white card an coloured with Kuretake Brush Pens
Lindy's Stamp Gang
Starburst Sprays

Flat Fabio


Stampotique

Friday, 21 April 2017

DecoArt Leafy Layers


I love this DecoArt Stencil Modern Leaf, click here for details
It has that lovely modern Retro feel, a bit Orla Keily and I love repeatative patterns too!
Heres how I used it on my canvas

Applied DecoArt Media Crackle Paste and allowed to dry for a couple of hours
Applied a blob of alternate DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Cobalt Teal Hue and Green Gold and 

brushed down the canvas in stripes


  Offset the stencil and apply Dioxadine Purple

, Wiping downwards with a baby wipe to soften and dilute

Apply Cobalt Teal Hue around the edges and blending


                          Apply Carbon Black through a stencil and wipe down to soften and blend

  Apply light brush strokes of Dazzling Metallic Worn Penny to areas of the leaf shapes


Sunday, 16 April 2017

DecoArt Bejewelled Butterfly Egg


Applied DecoArt Media Gesso to a polystyrene egg, followed with a coat of Matt Varnish
Applied Crackle paste with a brush and allowed to dry for a couple of hours

Applied Paperclay embellishments with superglue

 Applied Mefia Fluid acrylic Cobalt teal blue and spritzed with water and allowed to run


 Did the same again with Quinacrodone Gold dried and then highlighted in areas


Applied Prussian Blue and Burnt Umber to the base of the egg and the stand

 Finished with a bead coloured the stones with Alcohol Ink and and painted with the same colours as above
 Highlighted areas with Titanium White







Friday, 14 April 2017

DecoArt Spring Canvas


Applied Crackle paste through a stencil followed with washes of DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylic Hansa Yellow Medium and Quinacridone Gold

Used a variety of stencils with Quinacridone gold and Diarylide Yellow
 Applied a wash of Paynes Grey
 Stenciled with Paynes Grey
 Building up layers of colour and patterns and adding stamps using Stazon Pumpkin & Orange Zest
 Then applied Titanium white through another stencil
  Then washes of Hansa Yellow Medium and Diarylide yellow

Stamped with a variety stamps using Stazons Jet Black




Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Stampotique- Bling it on Challenge



For the entire month of April Stampotique are doing a collaboration with Lindy's Stamp Gang
Check out their blog and their monthly color challenge too.

Lindy's was nice enough to send the design team some wonderful products to work with and they are offering one of our lucky participants a prize pack.

You must be entered into Stampotique's challenge at least once this month in order to be entered to win.
The winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

You can see Lindy's entire line of products HERE
There are sprays, Magical Powders, Embossing Powders and Tools.
Everything you need to create some fabulous things.


I incorporated the fabulous Lindy's products into the new 'Bling it on' challenge
For more details to enter click HERE


Applied DecoArt Media White Gesso and Crackle paste to the letters 
Coloured with the Lindy's Sprays, look at that fabulous iridescent shimmer
Added some extra sparkle with Chloes Sparkilicious Jet Stream
Decorating with the fabulous Stampotique stamps, coloured with Promarkers and Spectrum Noir

Products

Lindy's Stamp Gang
Starburst Sprays
Blue Hawaiian Blue
Raspberry Lemonade


Stampotique Stamps


Tuesday, 11 April 2017

DecoArt Fleur Medallion Canvas


I love ornate architectural details and this super large stencil from DecoArt is fabulous

I applied Crackle paste through part of the stencil onto a 12'' x 12'' Canvas board

Applied a Paper clay embellishment with Liquid glass

Spritz Canvas with wate and apply a small amount of Prussian Blue

Blend as a light wash

Wipe back on the detail with a baby wipe

Apply Burnt Umber and blend
 Some areas darker than others and wiping back on the embellishment and crackle details

Stamp a script using a complimentary colour

Finished detail

Products

DecoArt Media Crackle Paste
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylic Prussian Ble and Burnt Umber

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

DecoArt Metallic Hearts



Apply DecoArt Media Crackle Paste through Dina Wakely heart stencil and allow to dry, then adhere 

 Modelling Paste applied with palette knife and texurizing to the smaller chipboard hearts

  Apply Crackle paste thickly and with texture to the largechipboard hearts for larger crackles

Spritz with water and apply Quinacridone Burnt Orange

   and apply Dioxadine Purple blending upwards

 Wipe back on the embellishments with a wet wipe

Apply Cobalt teal hue into the recesses

Apply a wash of Metallic gold
                                               

Apply a wash of Carbon Black

Highlight with Metallic gold, building up gradually