Friday, 30 June 2017

Steampunk Canvas

Hi,I would like to share with you a canvas that I have created using items found in my sons room after he left home.  This is my memory canvas!!!!

I started using a stencil and Prima Gloss Medium on the canvas in the areas I knew would not be covered by the computer motherboard.  I then began gluing all the things I found - Computer memory board, dominoes, cd, buttons, screws, bolts, nuts, bearings to name a few.  I then added metal embellishments and chipboard pieces. 

Once the Prima heavy duty gel I used to glue everything down with was dry I covered everything with black gesso.  In hindsight it would have been easier to gesso in stages of layering!

Once the two coats of gesso were dry I began colouring using Prima Art Alchemy paints and Prima Art Alchemy Sparks paints. Layers and layers of paints and finishing touches with Micro and Glass Beads and Prima Art Alchemy Wax. - a list of of all the colours I have used are at the bottom of the blog. 
Here are some close ups:

Chipboard Used:

Other products:

Prima Art Alchemy Paints:
Deep Waters
Steampunk Copper
Gold Rush

Prima Art Alchemy Sparks Paints:
Magical Pond
Iris Potioin
Dragons Eye
Mermaid Sparkle

Prima Micro Beads - Copper and Black
Prima Glass Beads - Zinc
Prima Art Alchemy Wax - Bronze Age & Rich Copper.

Thanks for stopping by and until next time - Happy crafting :)

Lynn xx 

Saturday, 24 June 2017

12x12 Layout for Scrapbook Boutique

Hi there, I am up on the Scrapbook Boutique blog sharing a layout I made using the 7 Dots Studio - Cotton Candy Dreams collection.

I began by placing cut up strips from the 6x6 pad and punching with a EK Success punch.  I then have placed them around where my photo mat would be.

I have them used Paper Artsy stamp - EKC07 and randomly stamped two of the stamps from the set around the layout.  These have been embossed with Lindy Stamp Gang Embossing Powder - Oakleaf Olive and Orbit Olive Gold.

I have then used Lindy Stamp Gang Magicals - Frosty Forest Green and watered down gesso and splattered around the layout. 

The Scrap FX chipboard has been painted with Finnabair Sparks paint - Unicorn's Hair and Fairy Wings.

I have linked the products used to the store below.

Thanks for stopping by and until next time Happy Crafting.

Fold out Journal for Art and Soul Studio and an bonus art journal page

Hi I am up on the Art and Soul Studio Mixed Media blog to share with you a journal I made with a fold out journal that can be purchased on the Art and Soul Studio Store. At the end of the blog there is also an art journal page that I created whilst trying out some new products.

I have made this with plain black inserts for the photos.  There are blank areas on the coloured pages so that journalling can be made.

The cover was made with a Stencil Girl Stencil and 3D Gloss gel.
Once Dried I used a brayer to apply Dylusion paints - Tangerine Dream, Lemon Zest, Squeezed Orange.

I used these colours on the pages of the album and used the Black Marble to block out areas.

I then stamped areas with stamps from Paper Artsy, Kaisercraft and AALL & Create by Fiona Paltridge.

I coloured in the areas with Dylusions White Linen

Once dry I coloured areas with a combination of the Dylusion paints and Ecoline Brush Pens.  I used a white Posca Paint Pen to apply marks in the blacked out areas.

The black pages were sewn into the album - slightly smaller than the album so the colour still comes through.

Some More Close ups:

I have linked the products used that are available in the store.

As promised I have made an art journal page for fun -

I have made this in my Dyan Revealey art journal.

The background was created with Distress Oxide paints - Wilted Violet, Broken China, Faded Jeans and peeled paint.  I have used Dylusion stamp - Around the Edge and Put a Bird In it.

Other products used - Flutterby White paint, Black GelatoPrima Water Colours - Pastel Dreams, Black Water Colour Pencil, and Tim Holtz stencil - Faded Dots

Thanks for stopping by and til next time - Happy Crafting.