CREATE Rust Altered Sign W/ Brandy


Hi Fans!
My latest project features the yummy texture and colors from Art Anthology Rust Collection Set.
Though I’m not sure if the Rusty gears part really goes with an embroidery hoop, it sure fits my style!


It’s a super easy project with a striking finished product!

Get your own set!
Rust Texture Collection Set

Also used for this project…
Retro Stencil
Mud

Here’s a video tutorial with the process!

I hope I’ve my project has inspired you to grab some Art Anthology products and get a little messy! ūüôā
Thanks for stopping by!

 

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Painted Gems by Anna Colby

Hi Everyone! For my second video in March I wanted to show you how you can make your own embellishments! The clear gems you can purchase at the dollar store and use the Art Anthology Paints to glam up your projects.

In my video I use these gems on a small project so you can see what they look like as an embellishments.

Thank You!

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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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Altered Box For Home Decor by Toni

Toni here today to share with you an altered project I created to hold my essential oils I use to diffuse at home.Started with this paper mache box I purchased awhile back at Michaels.¬†Starting off with AA’s Mud Paste run through a couple of a gorgeous stencils (listed below) for texture to the box. Then the addition of a few metal pieces. Then I took some white mulberry flowers and painted them in the colors above and dipped them in melted UTEE to give them a porcelain effect.¬†Before adhering to the box I spritzed Colorations Sedona & Granny Smith on the top for shadows and a pretty shimmer.

Pictured above the pretty texture provided by the stencils.¬†Florals were added to the top and my title to the front of the box and now my essential oils have a new home.¬†Hope this has provided some inspiration to decorate your containers for your home. Put that special “YOU” touch on your items.

Below is a list of AA products used and also a Snapguide tutorial for your pleasure….. Peace

Mud Paste

Metal Effects-Copper

Colorations – Sedona, Granny Smith

Velvet-Rose, Taxi Cab, Orchid, Reef

Stencils-Blocked, Keyhole

Check out How to Alter Box Using Art Anthology Products by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Flower painting with Art Anthology mediums

Hi Art Anthology fans!

Today I’ve got a painting to show you which I created with my Art Anthology goodies:

Below are some progress shots:

If you want to create one yourself, just follow my steps in the snapguide tutorial I created for you:

Check out How to Make a Flower Painting With Dani√ęlle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

List of products I used:

Colorations: Indigo, Waimea Bay, Steel

Minx: Stargazer

Velvet: Fiesta, Tuxedo

Sorbet: Mi Bella

Stencil: Diamond grunge

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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Playing With AA’s Products & Beeswax

Hi everyone… I know life is busy but hope you all are able to fit a little bit of creativity in your week. Today I’m here to share a couple different mixed media techniques. They’re not new but sometimes it’s fun to revisit old processes.¬† Let’s play with texture paste, paints and beeswax.¬†Using a T!m Holtz mini clipboard let’s begin to alter this by mixing a bit of craft sand in Mud Texture Paste and then I ran it through 3 different stencils (listed below). After dry, I prepped the surface with white gesso . Then a coat of AA’s Lava added to the entire piece and wait till it’s almost dry but still a bit tacky and using a paper towel press here and there and it removes chunks of the paint to provide a chipped paint effect.¬†Then using AA’s Rust Texture Set sprinkled in with some craft sand for more texture , The Rust set definitely has some grit already I just wanted a bit more chunkiness. Start adding that to your foundation spritzing it with water to cause running and blending.¬†You can see the sand texture in the above photo.¬† Next up using Metal Effects Silver, using my finger I brushed it here and there over the high parts of the foundation to bring out a look of metal.¬†Then gather your ephemera, metal pieces, film strip, title and apply to the surface. Don’t forget to distress the edges of your collage items as it’s always in the details (I always say grungier the better).¬† Then last, let’s melt some beeswax and give about 3 coats to the surface. The look of the wax causing a subtle matt vintage look which I adore.¬†I would love for you to join me with a tutorial on my step x step process of this piece below.¬† Thank you for looking and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook so you can share your creativity with us as well. Have a spectacular week and hoping you “Find joy in the ordinary”.

The following AA products were used :

Mud Texture Paste

Stencils- Got Your Number, Mechanical, Tick Tock

Rust Texture Set 

Metal Effects –Silver

Stone Effect РLava Check out How to Alter a Piece Using AA and Beeswax by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Altered Coin Bank with Karan

Hi Friends and welcome to my blog today the Art Anthology Blog today.  Its Karan Gerber hosting the blog today and i have an altered project to share with you

This little bank was purchased at my local dollar store and i thought it would be a fun little project to alter.  I wanted to create something similar in colors to the Treasure Box i Designed as i wanted to have some different boxes but similar colors in my scraproom. The box measures approx 5.25 x 4.25 x 5.

Here is how it turned out:

I used the Lotus Stencil on al lthe sides of the coin bank and dabbed on some mudd

Please check out my Snapguide tutorial.
Check out How to Alter a Coin Bank With Karan Gerber by Art Anthology on Snapguide.
Thank you for dropping by and visiting us here at Art Anthology today!
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Butterfly effect : an altered mask

Hello !

Who says because Mardi Gras is behind us, we cannot play with masks anymore ? Certainly not me, as I love creating new ones ! So here is my project for today :

I used 3 different material for the gears : paper, grungeboard and metal. After adhering these gears to the mask, I used the Mud Texture paste and a stamp to create more texture around the gears, before applying white gesso all over it.

Once dried, I used the Rust Texture set to highlight the gears and give them more dimensions. Then I added the Waimea Bay Colorations spray because 1. I really like this color, 2. I cannot let this mask white… Bonus : this color really enhance the rusty look.

The video tutorial is available on the Art Anthology YouTube channel, or you can just watch it here :

Thank you for your time and for stopping by on the blog. See you soon for another project…

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Patina Effect Art Shrine with Jenn

Hello there, Jenn here today sharing my Art Shrine assemblage created with Art Anthology Patina and Rust texture sets! Below I have provided a Snapguide tutorial on how it was made!

Pictures above will take you to the online store when clicked.

These sets are great to use separately or combine the two for even more grunge!

Other Supplies Used:

Small wood block
Paper Scraps
Art Anthology Minx Ink Panache
Art Anthology Colorations Spray Siesta Key
Aqua toned Acrylic paint
Paperclay and molds
White Gesso
Glue Gun and Glue
Wooden stand

Check out How to Create a Patina Effect Art Shrine by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here are some closer views of all the grungy texture you can achieve!!

Thanks for visiting the blog today and viewing my post! I hope that have enjoyed it and are inspired to get grungy and create!

Please share what you create on our Facebook Adventure Page HERE.

Art Anthology Products are conveniently available for purchase online HERE.

 

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Art Journal page by Marleen.

Hi peeps,

In the Netherlands it’s warm weather now but 2 weeks ago it was freezing badly. Next weekend it will be cold again. I get crazy from that changing weather…. So recently I got a bad flu, so my inspiration is not what it suppose to be.
So I start with an Art Journal page. Simple but colorful.
In this Journal there are some burlap pages which I love!

See my step by step tutorial:
Check out How to Create This Art Journal Page. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

 

Materials:

Velvet: Tango, Reef, Taxi Cap, Fiesta, Fiji
Colorations: Patience, Waimea Bay, Clover, Salmon
Stencils: Hazards, Luna.

Have a great creative day ūüėČ

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