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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mixed Media Canvas "Singing Birds"


Saturday was spent creating a mixed media canvas. We used a variety of products and techniques.  Everyone ended up with their own unique piece of art!
Mine is titled Singing Birds.




 We started with painted sections and aid our stencils on top and wiping off some of the paint.
 Stencils create a great background for a starting place for your main



 DecoArt has a variety of stencils and paints.  Check them out -HERE



Tuesday, February 14, 2017

You Hold the Key to My Heart!


What a terrific design by Social Artnetworking designers!! 

You Hold the Key to my Heart was a sell out!

A fun and endearing picture to paint.

My class did a fabulous job!

 Look closely at the picture below.  One lady added a design element that stole my heart!





 Anytime you want to get your "painting" on -please contact me!  Would love to have you in my class.



Saturday, February 11, 2017

Mixed Media Valentine's Tags


Valentine's is my favorite holiday to make art! 
That's right-I said art!
These adorable tags are dimensional and I've used several techniques.
The tag itself has Americana Paint rolled on them.
I then used Unity Stamps and embossed the stamped images.
Add some bling from Wild Orchid Flowers and Really Reasonable Ribbon-
and VIOLA!  You have a Mixed Media Tag!!!!





 I'm entering Craft Stamper Magazine challenge: Take it Make It February Challenge: Anything goes

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Gelli plate Valentines


I started by making about 10 different backgrounds with my gelli plate and a handful of Americana Acrylic paints. 

I also used the leftover paint on the roller on some die cut tags and hearts.

I have a stash of ribbon, lace, pearl trim, and flowers thanks to Really Reasonable Ribbon and Wild Orchid flowers!!

You can see my DecoArt stencil coming thru on this first card.


 Wish you could see the sparkle on this adorable troll card!! The background was sealed with DecoArt glitter decoupage!
 This last card is a pocket card.  That way the 11 year old girl that gets this can use the tag for a bookmark. .


 I'm entering the following challenges:
Really Reasonable Ribbon: #157 Heart theme with ribbon or trim
Word Art Wednesday: anything goes week 268 & 269
Mixed media Monthly challenge #33 Sweet Inspirations


Sunday, February 5, 2017

Dog & Cat Design Paint Class for fun!


What a great Saturday I had!! 

5-9 year olds paint class

They did a fabulous job!!


 this cutie pie even painted!!






Sunday, January 29, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bohemian Elephant with DecoArt


 

 Happy Thursday!

Do you love the bohemian pictures like I do?  I decided to put it on canvas! 

Of course, Using my Mandala stencil from DecoArt had to be incorporated.


The purple paint tones is perfect for the base coat to show off the stencil which was painted in using a pink color.  Then I used my Posca pens in black and white to add the dots.  To finish it off, I added pearls!  It's much more beautiful in person being able to see the dimension of the the pearls!

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Put a DecoArt Stencil on it!


I've been designing 6x6 canvas for the craft show coming up in April 

I love to create inspirational art.  The world is full of sadness and depression and I'd love to fill it with love and admiration!

I've used DecoArt Acrylic paint, texture paste and stencils.





I'm entering the following challenges:
The Mixed Media MonthlyChallenge #32 -put a stencil on it
Word Art Wednesday Anything goes Challenge #266-267
 

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Gelli plate cards with DecoArt stencils and paint.


If you follow my blog much, you know how much I love my gelli plate!! 

DecoArt Americana Acrylic paint is my paint of choice for my gelli plate.

I used DecoArt stencils -doily and dots for the background.

Then stenciled on the girl and stars and the numbers. The sun and sentiment are stamps.


 I will tell you, the secret the making the people pop-is shading one side. Ground your design by making a landing space for them to be standing on.


 I hope you'll check out the excellent line of stencils and paints that DecoArt sell.