Smile : Mixed Media canvas

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my first July tutorial made with Art Anthology products.
 Irit is here again and this time I made a small, card sized, altered Mixed Media canvas in a dark , but yet shabby style.
The background was made with Art Anthology stencils and dimensional paints and also it was made over black gesso you can see the shiny purple paint seen over the canvas.

The flowers cluster was misted with black Colorations spray and then painted with a few other AA paints.
The die cut cardstock pieces were also painted to fit the colors of the project.
Two other pieces added here are the clay mold fairy and a chipboard title ; both were painted to get the colors desired for the finished project.

As always you can see the full Snapguide  step by step tutorial HERE:
Check out How to Make Small Mixed Media Dark Canvas by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

And here is a list of Art Anthology products used to make this small piece of art:

Sorbet  paints:

Imperial

Mermaid

Cayman

Vegas Gold 

Lotus stencil

Colorations sprays:

Raider

Glorious

I hope that you liked my small canvas and my tutorial.

See you in a couple of weeks with a different project.

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Rusty vintage frame by Marleen.

Hi, Marleen here with a new project.
I altered a frame. In the Netherlands we have Kings-day and the whole country is celebrating.
Everybody can sell anything you want. So the country is one big flea market the end of April. So I bought myself a 50ct frame!

My goal was to get a really old rusty effect with all the Art Anthology  mediums and inks and I love the final result!

Of course I made a Snapguide tutorial for you!

Check out How to Create a Rusty Frame. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Detail pictures:

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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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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Roses, gems, and Marilyn

 

Hello Everyone! It is my turn up on the blog today and I would love to share this dreamy wall plaque I created using Art Anthology! I started with a simple 4×6 plaque that I got in a grab bag from the craft store. I love turning the old, used, and/or boring into beautiful crafty things!

Art Anthology products used:

Gold Metal Effects - Art Anthology Gold Dust Minx - Art AnthologyImmaculate Minx - Art Anthology

Metal Effects Gold           Minx Gold Dust              Minx Immaculate

Please follow my snapguide below to see how I made this step by step and for other products used.

Here are some closer views to show the details.

Check out How to Make Black and White Beautiful! by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

I hope you enjoyed my project! Please follow our fan page on facebook here and share your Art Anthology creations!

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Life in color art page tutorial

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my second June tutorial post here on Art Anthology blog.

This is Irit here from Irit Shalom’s Designs and I made a cute, summer art page for you to see and maybe to copy.

 

This is a new art page I made with my new (lost and found on the way) Art Anthology art supplies.

I used three new stencils, tons of new Velvet paints, a few new Colorations sprays and some  pretty old chipboards to make this rainbow colored art page.

Life should be full of colors!

And you just need to arrange those colors to make your own rainbow, as I did here!

And as always I made a Snapguide tutorial for you to see and to use HERE:
Check out How to Make Mixed Media Art Page by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

And here is a full supply list of Art Anthology products that you can but and to make a very similar project:

Fragments stencil

Velvet paints:

Aloha

Desire

Limeaid

Orchid

Taxi Cab

Reef

Tango

Cracked stencil

Dazzle   clear coat paint

Colorations:

Glorious

Gilded Gold

Raider

Soliloguy Stencil

Vegas Gold Sorbet

 Tuxedo Velvet

See you next month and thanks for being here with me!

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Art journal with face stencil

Hello crafters !

Did you see the moodboard this month ? It’s full of interesting textures and colors !

The creamy gold and copper, the splash of blue and waves inspired me to create an art journal spread with a face stencil. It has a mermaid vibe, with a background looking like rusty metal decorations under the sea and mermaid eye deep as the sea.

I use several stencil by Art Anthology in these pages : Let’s face it for the girl, Dot matrix, Lotus and Inspired grunge for the background, plus Expressions stencil for the journaling.

Lot of mediums and inks here ! Sandcastle Colorations spray for the base, then Peacock Feathers and Siesta Key before playing with the stencils and the mediums in Amber, Mayan gold, Lagoon and Kenyan copper.

I also add somme drop of Radiance Minx and Gold Dust Minx for the rusty look.

Want to learn more about how I created these art journal pages ? Watch my complete video tutorial on AA YouTube channel :

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope the moodbard and the DT projects will help you create something ! If you are looking for more inspiration, try the AA Instagram account or AA Pinterest boards

See you soon for another project !

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Mini Masterpieces with Toni

Happy month of June everyone , hope you all are staying cool out there because we have been in the triple digits where I live. This month’s mood board is providing some warm colors and wonderful textures… Hope it inspires your next project.

I’m in the mood to get messy today with my Art Anthology products and shaving cream ! It’s an easy way to create master boards for your projects. Every single one is completely different and original.  I used my backgrounds to create some fun ATC’s.

 Start with this…

 Then do this….

 Then do this….

 And you get this !

So here is the completed ATC’s using my pretty marbled backgrounds.

Using AA’s Mud Paste also provided some more wonderful texture run through the Kaleidoscope stencil.

Some embossing and use of mica powders provided some pretty glimmer.

As well as textile scraps and seed beads.

Hope you will give this technique a try. For a complete step x step process take a moment to view my Snapguide tutorial below. Also don’t forget to create along with us using this month’s mood board as inspiration and post it on our Facebook page HERE

 

Here is a list of AA products used to assist in my project:

Mud Texture Paste

Kaleidoscope Stencil

Metal Effects Gold

Coloration Sprays-Sedona, French Toast, Juicy, Peacock Feathers, Timeless

Check out How to Create Backgrounds Using Shaving Cream and AA Inks by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Mixed media card with Art Anthology and Gel Press

Mono Printed Mixed Media Cards with Art Anthology by Josefine

Hi everyone,

I’m Josefine, the new design team member for Art Anthology. You have no idea how excited I am to join this amazing team! I’m using Art Anthology paints and stencils for a while now and my local craft store, Scrapbooking Forever in California, originally introduced me to them.

For my first project I decided to create a couple of cards using Sorbet and Velvet paints and my favorite stencils.
Mixed media card with Art Anthology and Gel Press

This project is featuring the mono printing technique. I thought it would be fun to try out the dimensional paints on my Gel Press – and I think it turned out pretty nice. Have you ever tried mono printing with Art Anthology paints?

I thought that it might be easier to follow the process with a video, so I created a quick tutorial for you:

I love mono printing, because you can create a bunch of backgrounds very fast and it’s hard to stop. I usually have to when my floor is covered in paper, lol.

Here are a few more pictures. You can click on them to enlarge them.
Mixed media card with Art Anthology close up

Mixed media card with Art Anthology close up

These are the supplies I used.

I hope you enjoyed my first project for Art Anthology. I’m super excited to try even more techniques with these versatile paints and share them with you!

Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page and group to get updates and new ideas:

See you soon!
Josefine aka HolyLise
DT-badge-Josefine

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Inspire the Arts – Altered Paintbrush

Hello creative gang, happy to back for another DT post. For today’s project I created a “grungy rainbow” altered paintbrush using Velvet dimensional paints and the Metal Effects – copper and gold. These are so thick and dimensional, you can literally hold an open bottle upside down and nothing will come out, a little goes a very long way. When lightly applied they are somewhat transparent, which easily allows you to slowly build and control the amount of color needed, especially when using a variety of colors on a small project, like I did here.

I love learning new products as it is always a fun way for me to expand my mind and hopefully find new ways to be creative. Glad you could stop by, be sure to check out the video tutorial posted below.

Quote ~ “The artist is not a special kind of person; rather each person is a special kind of artist.” – Ananda Coomaraswamy

Enjoy…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have a great day!!!

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Playing with Minx shimmering inks – no 4

Good day from a sunny Holland!
Ellie Knol here today.

I decided to make backgrounds with Minx Shimmering Inks, on all types of paper.
It is really easy, and relaxing to do while enjoying the sun…

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I’ve been on vacation for a week… (more to come)
and did take some crafty stash with me, of course.



On an old table: using a bucket of water and paper, and of course … Minx,
I created a whole bunch of backgrounds.

I did not need a heattool to dry them, the sun did the drying for me.

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Today I show you what I’ve made with the backgrounds that started as just plain old white paper.

For more information please see the
Snapguide I created ..
Check out How to Make Shimmery Backgrounds With Minx by Art Anthology on Snapguide.//snapguide.com/load-embed.js

I hope that I have inspired you to create something pretty today and play even when you’re on vacation. You can add the final touches when back at home. 

Next time I’ll show the ones that had some white heat embossing, gesso and acrylic paint on it before coloring with Minx. 

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

Thank you so much for stopping by today!
SEE you next time! 

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.

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Art Anthology Products Used:

Minx Shimmering inks

Cracked Stencil

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