Author Archives: Brandy Johnson

A Twist On Canvas Art With Brandy


Hello Art Anthology fans! Brandy here to share a super cute project with you!
Inspired by two adorable little flower fairies, I set off on a journey into a color combo I haven’t used very much in the past. I love how it turned out though!
Just a couple 6×6 canvases hooked together with two small hinges, and I was off!

For that fabulous texture, I used both my Twilight and Diamond Grunge stencils.

Wanting to keep things dainty, I chose some tiny white diecuts as accents to fill in the inside of the canvas.

Check out How to Create a Double Art Canvas Decoration by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here’s list of the Art Anthology products used today!

Diamond Grunge Stencil
Twilight Stencil
Sunshine Sorbet Paint
Shamrock Velvet Paint
Timeless Colorations Spray
Clover Colorations Spray

I hope I’ve inspired you!! Thank you for stopping by!!

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Create a nice rustic canvas for him with Brandy

Hi Art Anthology fans!! Today I’m here to share a canvas I made for a special man in my life…my Father in law! 🙂
Using this months color challenge board colors, I knew I needed something rustic…
Sedona and shamrock were perfect.

Here are the products used in this project! You can find them and lots more at the Art Anthology Shop!

Chevron Stencil

Sedona Colorations Spray

Shamrock Colorations Spray

Here is Snapguide tutorial…you can make your own!
Check out How to Create a Nice Canvas for Him With Brandy by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Come take a peek at more of our work…share your own creations using Art Anthology products….or just say Hi, on our facebook fan page Adventures in Art!

Thanks for stopping by!!

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Mood-Board Color Challenge Canvas with Brandy


Hi Art Anthology fans! Brandy here to share my mood-board project for this month. The colors used were Juicy, Sedona, Clover, and Sky….all yummy colorations sprays! I thought the little gang of mushrooms was so cute!

I used just one of our awesome stencils, but created two textures! We have several like this, don’t forget t check them out! 🙂

Come check out the Snapguide tutorial I made!
Check out How to Create a Gorgeous Canvas Background by Art Anthology on Snapguide.
I hope this inspires you to have fun and get a few Art Anthology Sprays on your fingers! 🙂

 

Here’s a list of the Art Anthology products used…
Find these and lots more supplies and lots more at artanthology.net!

Juicy Colorations Spray 
Sedona Colorations spray 
Clover Colorations Spray 
Sky Colorations Spray 
Lattice Stencil 

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A couple Fairy Tags with Brandy

Hi fans! I’m here to show you some tags I made featuring two handmade paperclay fairies.

I used some dimensional paints and the Retro Stencil for the background of my tags.

Then I used some colorations sprays with a tiny paintbrush to color the fairies! A super coat of Guilded Gold Fairy Dust Spray over them finished them perfectly.

I’ve made a tutorial on Snapguide. Take a look! 🙂
Check out How to Make Some Fun Fairy Tags by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Come say hello and show off your Art Anthology creations on our Facebook page!
Art Anthology- Adventues in Art! We’d love to see you!!!
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope I’ve inspired you to be crafty!! 🙂

Here’s a list of the Art Anthology products I used!
Gilded Gold Fairy Dust Spray
Warm Colorations Dimensional Spray
Avocado Colorations Spray
Wild Orchid Colorations Spray
Salmon Colorations Spray
Mi Bella Sorbet Paint
Cotton Velvet PAint
Orchid Velvet Paint
Rose Velvet Paint
Retro Stencil

 

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Sand and Surf themed Canvas Mini Album with Brandy

Hi Art Anthology followers! Is it summer yet??? Well it’s not really even close here in the high Rockies, but a girl can dream, right?
I found these adorable little canvas bags at Target and wanted to use them to make some kind of one of a kind mini album. So with some wood pieces as spacers I used a super easy Japanese Binding technique to make them into a book.

A little gesso on the pages and I was ready to go! It doesn’t get much more beachy than Coral Sorbet Paint & Waimea Bay Colorations Spray! 🙂 Then add a few drips and spritzes of Warm Colorations Spray gives it that warm and cozy- been around awhile- look!

I hope this inspires you during your transition to summer!! Go play and get ready for those summer photos!!
I’ve made a snapguide tutorial for this…come take a peek!
Check out How to Make a Sand & Surf Themed Mini With Art Anthology by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here is a list of the products used today.
Find them at Art Antholgy!
Dottie Stencil
Coral Sorbet Dimensional Paint
Waimea Bay Colorations Spray
Warm Colorations Spray
Kona Velvet Dimensional Paint

Thanks for stopping by!!
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Pretty Altered Canvas with Brandy!

Hi Art Anthology Fans! Today I have a really pretty canvas to share with you!
When I saw the image of this lady, I knew it would make the perfect centerpiece one day…. I guess today’s the day! 🙂

I used my Cracked stencil and put embossing powder on top of my mud before drying.  Can you feel the power coming from that texture??!! Plus, I used Sterling Colorations spray to make them pop even more.

The Waimea and Wild Orchid colorations sprays look awesome together. 🙂

To finish the piece I gave it a title. I think “trust your crazy ideas” is just perfect.
Of course there’s a Snapguide tutorial for you!

Check out How to Create an Altered Canvas by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope I’ve inspired you to be creative!!

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Make your own rust effects with Art Anthology!

Hello Art Anthology Fans!! Dream Team member Brandy here today to share my project inspired by our moodboard over on the Facebook group page, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!
This month’s board features some awesome rusty objects! If you haven’t played along yet, what are you waiting for!? 🙂

I’ve heard of other companies having mediums that look like rust, so naturally I had to see if we could make our own with Art Anthology products! Turns out, I only had to add one ingredient to some paint……and it was sand!

With a combination of “sandy” Kenyan Copper Sorbet and Radiance Minx Shimmering Ink I was able to come up with something that looks pretty darn close! 🙂

I made a Snapguide tutorial for this project!

Check out How to Make Rust Effects With Art Antholgy Products by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here’s a list of Art Anthology products used:
Tic Toc Stencil
Blocked Stencil
Dottie Stencil
Radiance Minx Shimmering ink
Panache Minx Shimmering ink
French Toast Spray
Waimea Bay Spray
Peacock Spray
Kenyan Copper Sorbet Paint
Vegas Gold Sorbet Paint

 

And don’t forget a little bit of sand! 😀

Thanks so much for stopping by!!

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Inspirational Butterfly Canvas with Brandy

Hi fans! Today I have a pretty project to share with you. I’m loving these three simple colors together!

Inspired by these happy little wood words, this canvas was cute, quick, and easy.  I just love the combination of textures!


As usual, here is a Snapguide tutorial for this project! Give it a try!

Check out How to Make an Inspirational Butterfly Art Canvas by Art Anthology on Snapguide.
Find supplies used here at Art Anthology.
Here’s a list 🙂

Such a drip Stencil
Blocked Stencil
Kona Velvet Paint
Panache Shimmering MinxInk
Avocado Colorations Spray

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope I’ve inspired you to go get your Mixed Media on! 🙂

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Summer Colors With Brandy!


Hello Art Anthology fans! It’s not even spring here in the Rockies, but I was the feeling the sun shining with this project!!
To create something I could use for a layout, but be a little different, I dug an old embroidery hoop out of my stash.  Brighten up any space…all i need is to choose a photo! 🙂


A little Brick Stone Effects brightened my bubbles texture, and some Indulgence Minx Ink softened it to perfection.
Filling in the blanks with some Glorious Colorations spray looks like sunshine!

I used some Pixies sorbet to and my blossom stencil for some awesome texture.


Here’s a tutorial on how I made made this beauty!

 

Check out How to Alter an Embroidery Hoop by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

 

Find all the products used in this project and more at the
Art Anthology website!!

Bubbles Stencil

Blossom Stencil

Brick Stone Effects

Indulgence Shimmering Minx

Glorious Colorations Spray

Pixie Sorbet Paint 

Raider Colorations Spray

I hope you find today’s project inspiring! Go get messy! 🙂
Thanks for stopping by!!!

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Mini Mixed Media Tag Album with Brandy

Hello Art Anthology fans! I’m here to share a very fun project! Yes, it’s a mini album, but it also folds out to be a pretty decoration you can add a few pictures to.

I used a few AA stencils and a couple AA paints to create the one of a kind background for each tag page. A couple of pieces of chipboard and some ribbon later, and you have yourself a pretty little mini album. 🙂

As usual, I’ve made a Snapguide Tutorial for this project! Come give it a try!
Check out How to Make a Tag Mini Album With Art Anthology Products by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Thank so much for stopping by today!! Happy Crafting!

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