Category Archives: textiles

Spring has Sprung!

Hello Art Anthology Friends and Fans!! Jenn here sharing a fun Spring project with you today!
Spring is truly one of my favorite seasons because of the soft pretty color palette.

Spring color time! Yay! Art Anthology has many beautiful ones to choose from for all of your Spring projects!!

AA Products Used:

AA Sorbet Pixie
AA Sorbet Tink
AA Sorbet Cameo
AA Sorbet Sunshine
AA Velvet Orchid
AA Mud

 

I was inspired by this beautiful color palette and nature! Below I have included a full Snapguide tutorial on how I created this as well as some closer views. Enjoy!

 

Check out How to Create a Fun Spring Plaque by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Thanks for visiting the blog today and viewing my post! I hope that you enjoyed it and create something Spring! Please share if you do on our Facebook Adventure page HERE.

Art Anthology products used here as well as many more are conveniently available for online ordering HERE.

Until next time! Stay Crafty!

Jenn

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Cute ATC Trio w/ Brandy!


Hello Art Anthology Fans! For my second project his month, I thought I’d have a little fun with some ATC’s! The tiny beauties on each card are bits of clipart I bought and cut out. I had so much fun deciding what body to put with each head and legs, etc! Since they are quite busy little beings, I thought I better make a fairly simple background to let them shine!


I love how they turned out, don’t you!?



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Here is a Snapguide tutorial, give them a try!!
Check out How to Create a Cute ATC Trio W/ Brandy by Art Anthology on Snapguide.


Products used today…
Bubbles Stencil
S
almon Colorations Spray
Patience Colorations Spray
S
iesta Key Colorations Spray
Raider Colorations Spray
Cotton Velvet Medium 

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Sea Corrosion Altered Box

Hello everyone, Jenn here sharing a newly repurposed project using some amazing Art Anthology products!

I love taking old, plain items and making them useful and pretty!

For this project, I started out with this plain little wooden box I purchased at a thrift store.

Using both the Rust and Patina Texture sets combined with Colorations Sprays and Cotton Velvet Medium from Art Anthology I recreated its boring exterior! Below I have provided an easy to follow Snapguide tutorial on how it was done.
Check out How to Alter a Small Wooden Box by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Supplies

Art Anthology Rust Texture Set
Art Anthology Patina Texture Set
Art Anthology Colorations Spray Sky
Art Anthology Colorations Spray Siesta Key
Art Anthology Velvet Cotton
Aqua Opaque Acrylic
Shells and metal embellishments
Small gravel stones
Mini Art Stones
Glass stones
Pearl beads
White Gesso

Art Anthology products are conveniently available to purchase online HERE.

Thanks for viewing my post! I hope you are inspired to get out your supplies and get creative!

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3D mixed media canvas photoframe with Daniëlle

Hi guys!

Daniëlle here with a 3D mixed media canvas for you to see today! Something a little different than art journaling but I also love to create these 3D, full of texture, canvases. Today I have a canvas with a photoframe for you to see.

You can create along with me using the snapguide tutorial I created.

Check out How to Create a 3D Mixed Media Canvas With Danielle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Some close ups of the texture in my project:

Materials used:

Colorations: Avocado, Warm, Waimea Bay.

Sorbet: Kenyan Copper, Vegas Gold

 

If you are looking for more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
You can also join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

 

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How to Give a Book a New Life as Bookbox !!

Ellie Knol here again, yes, sadly for the last time now, as I step down from the design team after being here for a year..

…but don’t be sad, there are very talented new design team members already here now!

Thanks Stayce for having me, I really had fun working (playing) with your beautiful product! They will stay in my stash and I am sure I will USE them!

This time I chose to alter a book into a bookbox. It was a looooooot of work!

I gave myself some homework: and I must say: mission accomplished…

I wanted to know whether I like to work on a white or black surface better?! I still don’t know the answer.. I like them both.

 

 I chose to use the colors from the current moodboard:
For a step-by-step of the process: SNAPGUIDE!!

Check out How to Give a Book a New Life as Bookbox by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Some photo’s of the project: I had fun!

 

     

 

Have a play and show it to us on our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art !

HAVE FUN!!

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology

on Pinterest and YouTube

You can shop for everything used in this tutorial at Art Anthology’s online store.

Art Anthology Products Used:

Lattice Stencil 6×9

Blue Topaz Dimensional Gemstones

Baby Blue Eyes Sorbet

Fiji Velvet

Aloha Velvet

Mermaid Sorbet

Honolulu Sorbet

Mayan Gold Velvet

Tango Velvet

Ferrari Sorbet

 

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Tattered Time by Toni

Oh happy day everyone, I’m up on the blog today with some inspiration using textiles with your Art Anthology paints and mixed media style. Gathering inspiration from this month’s mood board was not difficult. 

Using an embroidery hoop, I sewed together muslin pieces as well as made ruffles with muslin.  I really wanted the look to be very raw and random…. hence the name “Tattered Time”. Textiles are really fun to use in your mixed media because  the fibers and threads absolutely add that something special to your piece.   Using AA’s Coffee Stain Stencil with Kona paint gave the muslin background a nice messy look. Drips and drizzles  of Colorations Sprays is all my background needed to bring out the pretty colors from our mood board.  The two colors used were Warm and Peacock Feathers which were also used to dye the tulle ruffle for the dress and tint the flowers in our ladies hair. Craft sand mixed in  with Kona, Kenyan Copper and Mint Julep provided the nice patina’d look to my clock face. 

Random laces and trims hang from the side of the clock to bring the entire piece together. This will be fun to hang on my wall in my studio. Hope you are inspired to get out those scraps of materials that are stuffed in your drawer and create something spectacular with them.

The following are Art Anthology products that were used on my project.

Coffee Stain Stencil 

Colorations Spray – Peacock Feathers, Warm 

Sorbet – Kenyan Copper, Mint Julep, Black Leather Jacket

Velvet – Kona

 

Check out How to Get Creative With Textiles and Mixed Media by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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