Category Archives: Marleen van Meerendonk

Panoramic painting by Marleen.

Hello, Marleen here with my first post in 2018!

Wish you all the best for 2018!!

I was totally inspired by the  color moodboard for this month, what a beautiful colors!

These reminded me of the amazing sunset I had in California, Santa Barbara.

It was also in January in 2015. I went to the CHA and did some demos for Art Anthology. In Holland it was freezing and in Cali it was sunny nice and warm!

All good memories!

So I took one of these gorgeous photos and experienced these magic colors again!

 

Materials:
Velvet: Reef, Mardi Gras, Fiesta, Desire, Tango, Seafoam and Tuxedo.

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

Have a creative day everyone ! 😉

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Create Memories by Marleen.

Hi Peeps,

Sometimes it’s happening to us all, no inspiration!
What do you do??
Well  just take your Art Journal and start.

And finally you and up with a page you don’t like and you cover it all with gesso…..or
you end up with a page you like and inspires you to create the next one!!

See my process:

Some detail pics:

Materials:

Colorations: Raider, Juicy, Glorious, Granny Smith and Ink Spot.
Minx Shimmering inks: Enchanting and Allure
Stone Effects: Lava and Bone
Stencils: Soliloqui and Lotus 8×12

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

Have a great day 😉

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Winter Wonderland tag with Marleen.

Hi Art Anthology fans!!!

Marleen here with some winter inspiration.

In the Netherlands the Garden Centers always inspire me before Christmas.
I always buy crystals, stars and many embellishments that I can use for my mixed media projects.

This year I did it again 😀

Watch the video tutorial and see how this tag was created.

Some detail pictures:

Hope you are inspired for some wonderful winter projects 😉

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

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The November LIVE stream at Facebook.

Hi everyone , Marleen here 😉

Next Tuesday the 28th of November I go LIVE via the Art Anthology Facebook page.

We start at 11 AM PDT (8 PM CET).

I’m going to show you the NEW Patina Texture set!

Join us at FACEBOOK!

Hope to see you next week 😉

 

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Big vintage tag with blending technique by Marleen.

Hello Peeps,

Marleen here with a large vintage tag. I love it because it gives me space to stencil and get messy all over!

i will show you a great layering and blending technique which I love!

So pop over to the Snapguide and watch all the steps.

Check out How to Add Layers on This Tag. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Some detail pics:

Materials:

Velvet: Aloha, Lagoon, Reef, Shamrock ,Tango, Kona, Desire
Colorations: Sedona, Raider, Salmon, Patience
Fairy Dust: Gilded Gold
Minx: Gold Dust, Decadent
Stencil: Keyhole 8×12
Stone Effects: Sandstone
Mud

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

Have a creative week 😉

Hugs,

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Live on Facebook, mixed media canvas with Marleen.

Hello Art Anthology fans, Marleen here with some news.

Next Tuesday the 24th of October 8PM CET(2PM NY, 11AM Cali) time I will go LIVE via the Art Anthology Facebook page!
I’m going to create a messy mini canvas with products from Art Anthology, Unity Stamp Company and Spellbinders dies from Seth Apter.
I hope you all will be there!!

See you in 2 days!!

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Dragonfly canvas by Marleen.

Hi everybody , Marleen here with a canvas inspired by the new October moodboard! Sign up for the newsletter, you will  see a moodbaord there every month.

I was also inspired with something I saw on Facebook. Making molds from stamps and make you own embellishments from paperclay. That is so much fun!

So I took an old handcarved stamp and made a mold.

The rest you see in the Snapguide tutorial, I hope you get inspired!

Check out How to Create This Canvas, by Marleen by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Some detail photos:

Materials:

Colorations: Timeless, Ink Spot, Indigo
Sorbet: Honolulu, Pixi, Vegas Gold
Velvet: Reef, Tuxedo
Fairy Dust: Gilded Gold
Stencil: Luna

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

Have a great day 😉

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Flower cards made by Marleen.

Hi Peeps, Marleen here with some cards. Complete out of my comfort zone…. but sometimes it’s good to create something else.

I made a tutorial for you:

Check out How to Create These Cards. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

 

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Industrial butterfly canvas by Marleen.

Hi Peeps, Marleen here with an industrial project. The Industrial stencil inspired me to the max! I love it but didn’t use it yet.

So I did some searching in my stock of old mechanical parts and found something nice.

Watch the step by step tutorial:

Check out How to Create This Industrial Butterfly Canvas. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Detail photos:

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

 

have a creative day 😉

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Canvas made by Marleen.

Hi Art Anthology fans, Marleen here with a canvas inspired by some new colors!!

I love those purple/pink colors!!

And I always like to use one of the stencils from the new collection:

And of course I made a Snapguide tutorial for you 😉

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

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

 

Hugs,

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