Archive for Mixed Media – Page 2

Eclectic Charms Necklaces by Fran Seiford

Supplies:SSC1217_necklaces_FS_800

From Stampendous:

SSC1217 Eclectic Charms Perfectly Clear Stamps
CP475 Creative Palette RectanglesSTF082 VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
FRC25 Party Fragments

Plus:

Radiant Neon Inks from Imagine Crafts
Art Mechanique Bezels from ICE Resin
ICE Resin Jewelry Resin
Glue or Sealer

Instructions:

  1. Create pastel background paper with Creative Palette and neon inks. Allow to dry.
  2. Ink edge of bezel with VersaFine ink and stamp on background paper to indicate area for bezel.
  3. Stamp images in black to overlap bezel area. Cut out pattern cutting OFF outside stamped line.
  4. Test to see if artwork fits within bezel.
  5. Coat artwork on back and side edges with sealer or glue and place in bezel.
  6. Coat front of artwork with sealer or glue and allow to dry.
  7. Add another coat of sealer or glue to front and position elements such as fragments or glitter as desired by moving into place with toothpick or similar tool.
  8. Use ICE Resin plunger to dispense equal parts resin and hardener into a small mixing cup.
  9. Mix resin with wooden craft stick according to package directions.
  10. Use stick to drip resin into bezel until full. Multiple levels can be made if each level is allowed to dry until set.
  11. Allow finished bezel to dry until hard according to package directions

 

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The Look by Asia King

Supplies:CRS7005_SSC1200_EKM02_CP475_AK_800

From Stampendous:
CRS7005 Cling The Look
SSC1200 Discover Today Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
GX358U Melon Ultra Fine Pearl Glitter
CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
Mixed Media White Paper

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: Adhesive Sheets 4×6″

Media: Faber-Castell PITT pens (Pink Madder, Light Flesh, Dark Chrome Yellow, May Green, Cobalt Green, Raw Umber, Warm Grey); PaperArtsy London Night Fresco Finish paint, black chalk pencil, Windsor & Newton Fluid Retarder, brayer, water brush

DecoArt Americana acrylic paints (Bubblegum Pink, Yellow Light, Light Buttermilk, Citron Green, White, Emperor’s Gold, Lace Chalky Finish),

Tsukineko®/Imagine Crafts ink refills (Electric Coral, Electric Yellow, Electric Orange, Electric Green); ColorBox® Smooch® Green Apple Pearlized Accent Ink

TCW361s Mini Tiny Circles, TCW248s Mini Cubist stencils, plastic bottle cups, plastic loyalty card

Instructions:

  1. Trim your page to A5 size.
  2. Create your background with CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles. Add small blobs of paints and a small drop of fluid retarder onto your Creative Palette and smoosh around with a brayer. Press your page to make a base print.
  3. Add more paint and a few drops of inks from the reinkers to the Creative Palette. Layer the Mini Cubist stencil, run over with the brayer and press the page to print the second layer. Rub over the stencil’s crevasses to help the pattern transfer.
  4. Lift the stencil off the Palette and press it onto the page to get the print of the negative image.
  5. Add more stenciling directly onto the page with Tiny Circles stencil.
  6. Add some random stamping to the background with the square pattern stamps included with your Palette using neon inks.
  7. Stamp a couple of flowers from The Look set with Electric Yellow ink. Heat set the page with a heat tool.
  8. Lay the negative of the free template from The Look set onto the page. Fill the space with Lace paint with a sponge/dabber. Add another layer if needed. Allow to dry.
  9. Stamp the girl with Tuxedo Black ink and colour in with Pitt pens and water brush. Add shading with chalk pencil.
  10. Add some rays as shown using Green Apple Accent Ink. When dry, cover the rays with Adhesive Sheets and sprinkle with Mellon Pearl glitter.
  11. Stamp a rose flower onto pattered papers and add to the girl’s hair as shown.
  12. Stamp the quotes from Discover Today set onto cream card, cut out and adhere to the page. Add detailing with Green Apple ink and chalk pencil.
  13. Finish the page with gold paint accents and bottle cap rings.

 

Kaffee Klatsch by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies:NKCRS05_CP811_JS_800

From Stampendous:
NKCRS05 Cling Kaffee Klatsch
CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Acrylic Paints by DecoArt®
Crochet Ribbon by May Arts
Ribbon by May Arts®
Floral Wire
Facial sponge
Scissors
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Fold a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch cardstock to a finished 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch side fold card base.
  2. Create a monoprint with the Creative Palette Rectangles, acrylic paint and Mixed Media White Paper, making extra for more than the size of the card base.
  3. Sponge paint onto Kaffee Klatsch stamps and stamp onto monoprint paper.
  4. Trim and glue onto card base.
  5. Make spiral quill flowers with extra monoprint paper. Cut a 2 – 3 inch circle and then continue cutting an inward spiral to the center. Use a pencil or skewer to twist paper around starting with the outside of the circle spiral. Pull off and add glue to the back of the flower.
  6. Glue flowers to monoprint.
  7. Use leftover paint for crochet ribbon and let dry.
  8. Arrange a few pieces of floral wire up through the flowers and glue down underneath some of the flowers.
  9. Tie a knot with ribbon around the front side of card base as shown and glue down.

Family Home by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies:SSC1218_NKCRS06_CP475_JS_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1218 Family Home
NKCRS06 NK Studio Marks
CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles
MPW811 Mixed Media Paper
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH46 Large Perfectly Clear Acyrlic Stamp Handle

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Inkers™ in by Tsukineko® Electric Blue, Electric Yellow, Electric Pink
StazOn™ Jet Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Sketch™ Alcohol Markers by Copic® (YG01, YG05, YG17, BG11, BG45, BG49, R12, R24, R29, Y19, Y01, Y13, N1, N6)
Multiliner black pen from Copic®
Airbrush system by Copic®
Medical tape or washi tape
Cotton ball

Instructions:

  1. Fold a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch cardstock in half for a finished 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch side fold card base.
  2. Create a monoprint with Creative Palette Rectangles and Inkers™. Trim and adhere to card base when dry.
  3. Stamp monoprint with Marks stamps and Tuxedo Black ink.
  4. Stamp home from Family Home set with Tuxedo Black ink onto Mixed Media White Paper and color.
  5. Draw ground with black pen.
  6. Stamp sentiment under home.
  7. Create a mask for the house, ground and sky.
  8. Mask home and ground then airbrush sunny sky. Mask over sky and house and repeat for green grass.
  9. Glue colored image onto double mat and glue onto card base.
  10. Use washi tape or create it by coloring medical tape with Inkers and cotton ball, then stamp from Marks set with Tuxedo lack ink.
  11. Use tape to decorate around home image.

 

Industrial Canvas by Andy Skinner

Supplies:Industrial Canvas_AS_800

From Stampendous:
ASCRS03 Cling Industrial Set
MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad

Plus:
Paper Ephemera
Canvas Board
DecoArt Paints and Matte Varnish

Instructions:

  1. Base coat canvas with desired color of DecoArt acrylic paints.
  2. Add layers of additional paint colors until satisfied with background of canvas.
  3. Collect ephemera pieces and  tear randomly to size arranging on canvas. Use Matte Varnish to glue pieces in place.
  4. Stamp Scratch, Rust and Peeled Paint stamps over gathered ephemera with black ink.

Check out Andy Skinner’s YouTube Video here for some of his Mixed Media tips and techniques! (P.S. this video was recorded in the high energy environment of the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show. If you find it difficult to hear, the video has been closed captioned for your convenience!)