Tag Archives: Colorations

Spring Art journal spread

Hello everyone !

March is the first month of Spring and I’m lucky enough to be in the South of U.S., so trees are blossoming and full of birds’ nests again (sorry for those under snow right now…). All this flowering inspired me to create my new art journal spread, using Colorations sprays, Velvet, Shine and Metal Effect…

With strips of asian journal paper over gessoed pages, I sprayed Peacock Feathers and Waimea bay Colorations to start my background.

Some round stamps and cherry blossom stamps in black complete this background, with few of the flowers colored with a white gel pen. I also added strokes of Cotton Velvet to add touches of light .

I used also the Floral Tile stencil with Gold Metal Effect medium before gluing cherry blossom branches (cut with a machine in white paper). The branches were painted in Onyx Shine and the flowers in Cotton Candy Velvet.

I finally added the journaling, written on a white paper strip and painted in Cotton Candy Velvet.

Wanna try art journaling but need a push ? Take a look at my video tutorial for some help with this design…

Thank for your time, and see you soon for another project…

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Using Art Anthology mediums in your journal

Hi there,

Daniëlle here with a journal page for you. I posted a picture of the new bright velvets and I liked the colorswatch I made so much, that I decided to create a journal page with them.

Here are some close ups of my page:

If you want to know how I created these pages, you can have a look at the snapguide I created for you:

Check out How to Work With Art Anthology Products in Your Journal by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

List of products I used:

Velvets: Boysenberry, Beyond the reef, Dayglow yellow, Taffy, Gecko green, Tuxedo.

Sorbet: Flamingo, Sea Serpent

Colorations: Raider

Stone effects: Lava

Stencils: Flity, Lattice

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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Sculpted Flowers and Altered Frame by Toni

Hi everyone, Toni here and let’s do some sculpting today with some very old flowers. I used Art Basic Sculpture Medium and soaked my flowers and allowed to dry overnight, then primed them with gesso. Next I sprayed each flower with different colors of Colorations Sprays. The butterflies were die cut with grunge paper and embossed and then acetate was also die cut and painted with the some gorgeous sorbet paints for a 3D effect. On the frame I used Clear Coat Glass and ran it through our stencil, dried completely then sprayed for an antique look with Colorations-Warm.  Fun and easy project, something a little different. Go grab some of those old flowers that you haven’t used forever and give them some new life.   For your pleasure I have also included a process video below of my creative process. xoxo Toni

Supplies used:

Colorations: Timeless, Glorious, Plush, Juicy, Patience, Barbie, Warm

Clear Coat-Glass

Sorbet-Bella Boo, Seaweed, Sea Serpent, Flamingo, Sunrise, Summer 

Stencil-Fleur

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This is what family looks like, by Marleen.

Hi Art Anthology Fans,

Art Anthology got NEW Colors!!
I’ve used 2 of them

Velvet: Beyond the Reef, Sorbet: Walnut. And the third color is the Colorations Sedona which we already have but matches perfectly with the Walnut.

A perfect combination to create something aged looking.

Then we also have NEW stencils!! I used this one:


*click the image to see more stencils*

So I started in my Art Journal but after finishing I saw that the video wasn’t good! 🙁

So a short description of what I did:
*Add pieces of old bookpaper to the page with gelmedium.
*wash the page with a little gesso and water.
*Add with the stencil Velvet Beyond the Reef and cotton(blend together).
*After drying put the stencil in the same spot and brush over the Sorbet Walnut.
* Take of the stencil and water the Sorbet, the pigments will spread.
*Sponge down all the edges with Sedona.
*The tag is done with the same stencil and Sedona.
*Spray(everything except the photo) with Fairy Dust Gilded Gold.
*Add splashes Minx Stargazer and Decadent.
* Finish it with splashes gesso.

Some detail pics:

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Shine Brightly – 3D mixed media painting with Daniëlle

Hi guys!

Daniëlle here, as promised, with a new project! I was really excited to use the new products so that’s what I did! I used new Velvets, one of the new stencils and combined this with Art Anthology’s colorations, fairy dust, minx inks, stone effects and clear coats. Hopefully this will inspire you to start creating yourself!

If you want to create such a painting yourself you can follow my Snapguide tutorial if you like:

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

Below are some close ups:

List of products that I used:

Colorations: Indigo, Plush

Velvet: Beyond the reef, Boysenberry

Minx inks: Stargazer, Majestic

Stone effects: Bone

Stencil: Multi Damask

Fairy Dust: Sterling

Texture set: rust

Clear coat: Dazzle, Splashed

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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10 Simple Mixed Media Background Techniques

Hi everyone, Toni here today with a design team project hoping to inspire that mixed media artist within you. I have alot of people tell me they love the look and idea of mixed media, but are just too afraid to try it. Well I’m here today to share with you some very simple techniques that can enhance your scrapbook layouts, greeting cards, art journal pages, ATC’s etc.  Let’s get started. I decided to use Eileen Hull’s passport die for the mini album which would be perfect for a travel or vacation album. The album was held together with jute which was braided and then assorted beads were added. I altered this wooden box to hold the mini album in and because there are so many pages to this book I didn’t photograph them, but I’m hoping you will take a moment to view my process video below to see each technique individually and more photos of the finished pages.

Hoping you give some of these techniques a try.  I encourage you to embrace the imperfections of mixed media and just have fun ! 

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Today’s moments… by Marleen

Hello Art Anthology Fans,

Marleen here with a new project. At the photo you see my hubby’s great grandma. I love her friendly eyes.
I’m into scrapbook right now and mixing it with techniques with Art Anthology products. It’s me making a mess again in a video tutorial 😀

Some detail pictures:

Materials:
Colorations: Sedona, Raider
Sorbet: Kenyan Copper. Cayman
Minx Shimmering ink: Midnight, Panache, Radiance.
Stencils: Wheel, Inspired.
Texture set: Patina
Stone effects: Sandstone

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 😉

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Creating a layout in your art journal with Daniëlle

Hi there!

You all probably know by now my number one art love is art journaling… So I decided to challenge myself and create a mixed media layout in my big art journal.

You can follow my step in the snapguide tutorial I created for you:

Check out How to Create a Layout in Your Art Journal by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

And here are some close-up pictures of my project:

List of products I used:

Colorations: Glorious, Barbie, Juicy, Plush

Stencils: Moroccan, Hazards, Messy bubbles

Velvet: Taxi cab

Texture paste: Mud

Sorbet: Mi Bella

Stone effects: Bone

Fairy Dust: Ice

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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Scrap tags by Marleen.

Hi Peeps, Marleen here with some Scrapbook tags. I took some old craft scrapbook papers and die-cut some tags and flowers and made 2 nice tags. I loved working with those papers. With Scrapbook I started my crafty life 🙂

I made a video tutorial for you all , enjoy!!

Detail pictures:

 

Materials:
Colorations: Clover, Barbie, Warm, Plush.
Sorbet: Red Velvet, Imperial, Leaf.
Minx Shimmering ink: Bankroll, Enchanting, Indulgence.
Stencils: Wheel, Inspired.

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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How to make snow with Mud…

Hello everyone !

We are all in full Winter mode, so why not try to create a Winter project with cold color and snow ? That’s what I did in this layout :

After inking the edges of my background paper with Warm Colorations spray and water, I applied Mud paste over the Gothic stencil, and on the edges too. I did the same with a bunch of coordinate tags.

You know my love for fussy cutting… So I did cut out those branches and snowflakes as my embellishments…

The title of my layout was made with the Expressions stencil and Silver Metal Effect medium :

As usual, you will be able to follow my complete creative process in this video, available as the other DT videos on the Art Anthology YouTube channel :

Thank you for your time, see you soon for another project…

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