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Colorful Art Journal page with Daniëlle

Hi guys,

Daniëlle here with an art journal page that was inspired by this months moodboard and color challenge:

You can create one for yourself if you follow the snapguide tutorial I made:

Check out How to Create a Colorful Art Journal Page With Daniëlle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here are some close ups of my page:

Products used:

Stencil: Scales

Minx: Radiance, Majestic, Enchanting

Fairy Dust: Gilded Gold

Velvet: Mardi Gras

Sorbet: Wisteria, Mi Bella, Poppy

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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Mixed media canvas about Maths…

Happy New Year from Valerie !

There is no reason to create less than in 2017, right ? I hope you start this new year with alot of projects in mind, and I hope I will help you in your creativity with my new project inspired by the January moodboard…

That was a lot of work but I am so pleased with the result ! I wanted to create a canvas to celebrate Maths and found a quote from Albert Einstein : “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” I had my title !

I used three different stencils, two from the Off the Grid stack, and the Blocked stencil. You will also find some Mud texture paste and Plush Colorations spray.

And I did play with Velvet and Sorbet mediums : Orchid, Mayan gold, Purple Rain, Mardi Gras and Dragon Fruit.

Maths are so important in the progress of the human kind… In fact, they are present everywhere, especially in art ! I think this piece could be a perfect gift for a Maths teatcher… Never too early to think about end-of-the-school-year gift or even a dad’s day gift ?

You can watch my video tutorial to see my creative process right here :

And if you need another push to creativity, here is the moodboard to help you start with colors…

Once again happy new year, and see you soon for another mixed media project…

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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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Great time canvas with Daniëlle

Hi peeps!

Happy New Year! I’m here today to tell you how I created this canvas, which you can also use to put small pictures on! This way you can use it as an artsy photoframe.

You can read all about the steps I took to create this canvas in the step by step snapguide I made for you:

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

And here are some close ups of my work:

Products I used:

Colorations: Raider, Warm, Siësta Key, Waimea Bay, Sandcastle, Sedona

Fairy Dust: Gilded Gold

Velvet: Portobello, Sea Foam

Sorbet: Drab

Stencils: Coffee Stain, Bits of Grunge, Cracked

Texture set: Patina

Thank you for stopping by!

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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Never change art journal page with Josefine

Hi Art Anthology fans 🙂

I was in a play mood and wanted to try what happens when you mix crackle paint with Colorations Sprays. I had a blast mixing colors and watching them disapear in the cracks and creating fun patterns.

I thought that it ended up looking like dragon scales, so I grabbed one of my dragon stamps and designed the layout for the page. You can watch the entire process here:

These are the Colorations sprays and Velvet and Sorbet paints I’ve used:

Unfortunately, that was my last post for the Art Anthology design team. Feel free to follow me on my blog, if you want to see more of my creations 🙂

Thanks so much to all of you for watching my videos and reading my posts. I had a blast with this team and will definitely continue drooling over all their amazing projects

DT-badge-Josefine

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Altered wooden deer head

Hello everyone!

I swear I was gonna use the beautiful AA moodboard in my project ! But I don’t know what happened, the red turn into a more pinkish color and the turquoise transformed itself into mint! So instead of creating a more Christmas like project, I ended up with a Spring project. Am I early or what ? Anyway here is my mixed media project :

The base is a wooden deer head, decorated with air dry clay embellishments and flowers, then covered with gesso. Once dry I used some Art Anthology magic to make it more vivid…

We have two colors here, for two kinds of products. First the pink: it’s the Valentine Colorations spray. You can switch to Barbie Colorations as it’s not in the store anymore.

The green is another AA products, a Minx – Shimmering ink in Bankroll. Both are working very well together !

So OK it’s not a Christmas vibe, but I do love the result!

If you want to know more about the process of this project, you can watch the video tutorial here or on the AA YouTube channel :

Thank you for stopping by today. I wish you a fantastic Holidays season and a great end of the year. We will see each other in 2018!! But you will find projects from the DT on this blog before I return so come back soon !

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I’m Dreaming Of Diorama’s by Toni

Hi i everyone, Toni here with some festive inspiration. Christmas is right around the corner and I’m sure your holiday decorating is in full swing. I purchased these little boxes at Michaels after Halloween, they were 80 % off so I got them for $2.00, I decided they would be perfect little diorama’s  for my Christmas tree this year.  The boxes started off looking like this…. And were transformed to these, hope you enjoy !These boxes lend for endless possibilities for your imagination. Ornaments or raw wood pieces were added as the main focal interest in the boxes. This post is photo heavy because once I got started making these it was hard to stop. The next one, I used our Clear Coat in Dazzle to collage the music paper for background. Adhered the wings, added my bow and greenery. The Wood title was painted first with Sorbet Vegas Gold and then embossed with Gold powder.Mud Texture Paste was added to this snowflake wood piece and then sprinkled with glitter. The box was primed with black gesso and then dry brushed with Ferrari Red paint and a bit of white gesso on the top. This box was painted black and then dry brushed with Parakeet , Ferrari and highlighted with Vegas Gold. My next box was actually inspired by Emma Williams   she had created a brilliant tag using paperdolls in a Christmas scene and she included the watch in her project which I loved. The Christmas tree on my project was bleached out  to make it white and then decorated pearls painted with Ferrari Red and Parrakeet. My next diorama I used an ornament that I already had ….this sled. The outside of the box you can’t see but I embossed metal tape for the outside to enhance the metal on the sled.  Now the Mud Paste does create great snow but I needed a lot so I didn’t want to use up all my paste so decided to make my own faux snow. Check out my snapguide tutorial below to find out how to make this with AA products.    Last but not least is my sleigh I added some small bells that I rusted with our new rust paint set, added some foliage and also a little tree that had been bleached out as well. The outside of box was painted first then decorated with burlap.

Wishing you a Christmas season that is merry and  bright, grab yourself a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy the Snapguide tutorial below which includes my recipe for faux snow as well as bleaching the Christmas trees.

Art Anthology products used are the following:

Sorbet  Parakeet, Ferrari, Vegas Gold, Dazzle

Mud Texture Paste

Rust Set

Check out How to Create Christmas Diorama’s by Toni by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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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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Christmas decorations with Daniëlle

Hi everybody!

Daniëlle here with some beautiful Christmas decorations. I went to the Christmas fair and found these awesome wooden ornaments, just perfect for altering!

So that’s exactly what I did ofcourse!

You can have a look at the snapguide for a step by step tutorial:

Check out How to Alter Christmas Ornaments With Daniëlle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here are some close ups of my project:

Materials I used:

Stencil: Cracked

Colorations: Ink Spot, Indigo

Fairy Dust: Ice

Velvet: Reef

Sorbet: Honolulu

Clear Coat: Splashed

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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Blue Christmas card

Hello crafters !

Valerie today to show you a Christmas card in blue tones…

First I used the Diamond Grunge stencil with blue ink for the background. Steel and Ink Colorations spray. Also Pewter Sorbet  and Linen Clear CoatFragments stencil with Mud texture paste

Few additions are clay embellishments, cheesecloth, stones and microbeads. And of course, papers !

As usual, I made a video tutorial to guide you to create this card :

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope to see you soon here…

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