Tuesday, 9 February 2016

The Mixed Media Creative Gym Challenge no.16 New Beginnings

this is my first entry into the Mixed Media Place Blog Creative Gym Challenges
http://mixedmediaplace.blogspot.ie/2016/01/creative-gym-16-dt-call.html
I think it qualifies for the "New Beginnings theme for this reason, and also because my Mixed Media efforts are usually 12 x12 scrapbooking pages!!




I was inspired by a video by Marta Lapkowski of a canvas she created called "Just Breathe".
Thanks Marta for sharing how to go about it!!

I started with white gesso,

then Faber Kastell Whipped Spackle and a Crafter's Workshop stencil (the circles)'

Then I used water and Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals- Sassy Sapphire, and drop dead gorgeous green with just a touch of Blingy Blonde.

As I didn't think I had enough coverage I sprayed it again with Lindy's Starburst sprays- Sassy Sapphire and Drop Dead Gorgeous Green.

When dry I mixed some starburst spray Prima Donna Purple with some more Whipped Spackle and used Prima , Finnabair Rose stencil.

I then layered some ripped book pages and stuck them on with Prima Gel Medium before flicking the starburst sprays about!

The stamps are "Industrial lights" -Limor Weber and Indigo Blue
and also mixed media stamp by Pam Carriker( Zig Zag Designs, ww.stampington.com).

I also painted white gesso on the stamps to add highlights.

I think the black thickers are from American Crafts.

Finally I  chopped up a Kasazz chevron stencil and stuck them about for added pzazz!!

Hope you like it!!

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful page with a heartwarming sentiment! Thank you for joining the Mixed Media Place challenge!

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  2. What a great color combo! So fresh! Thank you for joining the Mixed Media Place challenge!

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  3. Beautiful pages! Love the colors!
    Thanks for joining our challenge at Mixed Media Place!

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  4. Thank you for your kind comments­čśä

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