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Live Your Dream With Passion by Lisa

Hi AA friends!

Lisa today to share with you my last mixed media card, playing with AA Stencil, Colorations sprays and Velvet paints!

To start I cutted a piece of watercolor paper, I chose AA Stencil Lotus and I used it with a heavy gel for a thick texture.
After I used some text stamps with archival black ink.


With a brush and a little bit of water I used some Colorations sprays across my card until I was happy with the blend of colours.


After that I used Tuxedo Velvet Paint to made some ink splatters and I built my focal point with some butterflies cutted from scrapboook papers and others that I stamped on watercolor paper.

Here some close ups photos:


I used these products from the shop:

Tuxedo Velvet

Siesta Key Colorations Spray

Glorious Colorations Spray

Barbie Colorations Spray

Lotus Stencil 6×9

Cotton Velvet


I hope you enjoyed my art journal pages with  Art Anthology products!  For more ideas visit us on Pinterest and also join our Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Thanks for stopping here today!

Lisa

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WINTER TIME

Happy New Year!! It’s hard to believe another year has passed. People have told me over the years… time flies, the older you get. They are so right! It’s scary how fast time flies. I’m going to have a 10 year old (double digits) next month. THAT’S SCARY!

My little man loves the snow. Last year we only got a few inches. Hopefully, this year we will get a little more so he can really enjoy it. Today, I’m sharing a layout I created using Coloration Sprays (Sky, Granny Smith, and Salmon) and the Meridian Stencil. I love these colors together.

To begin, I prepped the page with Clear Gesso. Once the gesso was completely dry, I placed the Meridian Stencil onto the cardstock and then sprayed about 12 inches above the stencil using the Granny Smith. When spraying multiple colors, I start with the lightest colors first and work my way up to the darker colors.

After spraying the Granny Smith, I carefully lifted the stencil and moved it to a different area on the cardstock and sprayed over the stencil using the Salmon Coloration Spray. I repeated the same process with the Sky Coloration Spray.

I used a heat gun to speed up the drying time. Once the ink was completely dry, I added my embellishments!

I used papers and embellishments from Studio Forty to design this layout. Love these chipboard pieces and the wooden enamel buttons.

I used an acrylic stamp to stamp the “Winter Time” title at the top of the layout and then I stamped “Joy” on one of the squares.

Products Used

Meridian Stencil

Coloration Sprays-Granny Smith, Sky and Salmon

Thanks so much for visiting today!

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floral jar

A Floral Jar

Hello, welcome to another tutorial. As some of you already know, I love repurposing common household objects and turning into works of art. I recently made this beautiful floral jar with tissue, clay flowers and Art Anthology Products and I loved it so much that I decided to do a video tutorial.

Floral Jar

I make my own clay flowers with Delight Clay™ and silicone molds, the kind you use for gum paste and fondant. I find this much cheaper as molds can be used over and over again. Also, the detail you get using the Delight Clay™ is amazing!

Below is a supply list and a video tutorial showing you how to make this jar. It actually would be a great gift for someone special.

Art Anthology Products used:

Salmon Colorations Spray
Sandcastle Colorations Spray
Flamingo Sorbet Dimensional Paint

Other products used are:
glass jar
gesso
tissue
clay flowers
collage paper
soft gel medium
white acrylic paint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydR2937MJnY&feature=youtu.be

 

Floral Jar

I do hope I have inspired you to make your own masterpiece. For more ideas visit us on Pinterest and also join our Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Thank you for stopping by!

Suzette

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Christmas Card inspiration with Daniëlle

Hi guys!

How are you doing? I have a quick inspirational post for you today. Every year I create some Christmas cards and this year I used an Art Anthology background for them.

I created the background using three colorations sprays colors, Minx inks and Fairy Dust with a stencil. As you can see I also added some background stamping, a different text for each card. I also added a layer of clear coat sterling through a stencil. Add a cute image and text and your cards are ready! I like my Christmas cards all shiny and sparkly so I use lots of Minx, Fairy Dust and clear coat. I also use pearlescent cardstock but that’s quite hard to photograph.

I hope to inspire you to create a quick little Christmas card yourself!

See you again soon!


If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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Used products in my project:

Art Anthology colorations: Ink Spot, Indigo, Raider

Minx inks: Midnight

Fairy Dust: Sterling

Stencils: Lotus 6×9, Twilight

Clear coat: Splashed

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Season’s Greeting Card by Farrel Tailor

Hi there AA fans, I am back with another project share and today I decided to create a Christmas card. I have to admit I am not a card maker but I had so much fun creating this one that I may have to create some more.

Season's Greetings Card by Farrel Tailor
  1. To start my card I used an old music sheet from my stash and sprayed all over using Colorations Spray – Warm. Once dry, I then tore to fit my card.
Warm colorations spray

2. I inked the edges of my music sheet with Vintage Photo archival Ink and then stenciled the whole area of the sheet using AA’s Clear Coat Dimensional Medium – Splashed and Art Deco stencil.

Art Deco stencil
Splashed Sorbet Dimensional Paint

3. Next I painted my Green Tara large Poinsetta flower with Gold Metal Effects medium using a paint brush. I applied 2 coats of this for complete coverage.

Gold Metal Effects Paint

4. Next I used a paint brush to paint my chipboard flourishes using Minx Shimmering Ink. Make sure you give this a good shake to make sure all the shimmering goodness is throughout the ink.

Minx Shimmering ink - Decadent

5. Then all there is needs to be done is adhere everything to the card and I found some Christmas stamps in my stash which I used on some white card stock and used Vintage Photo archival Ink. The backing of the sentiment I used some glitter paper and adhere a piece of ribbon from my stash also.

Christmas Card

Products Used

Colorations Sprays: Warm

Stone Effects Dimensional Medium: Sandstone

Clear Coats Dimensional Medium: Splashed

Minx Shimmering Ink: Decadent

Stencil: Art Deco

Thank you for visiting today! If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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With brave wings she flies Art Journal Page by Lisa

Hi friends!

Lisa today to share with you my last art journal spread, using AA Stencil, Colorations sprays and AA paints!

To start I glued some pieces of an old book page and tissue papers down and then I brushed white gesso.
Then I chose AA Stencil Messy Bubbles and I used it with modelling paste. With a brush and a little bit of water I used some Colorations sprays until I was happy with the blend of colours.
I used some stamps with archival inks blue and purple.

After that I used Tuxedo Velvet Paint to made some ink splatters and I built my focal point with some embellishments.

I took a paper butterfly and I brushed with Sorbet Dazzle Paint, I love its glitter effect!

I finished my work with other splatters with Velvet Cotton Paint

Here some close ups photos:

I used these product from the shop:

Cotton Velvet

Tuxedo Velvet

Messy Bubbles Stencil

Siesta Key Colorations Spray

Plush Colorations Spray

Dazzle Clear Coat

I hope you enjoyed my art journal page with  Art Anthology products!  For more ideas visit us on Pinterest and also join our Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa


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Christmassy art journal page with Daniëlle

Hi there everyone!

I’m a big holiday season fan and I just love spending and enjoying time with my family during the holidays! So I was in a Christmassy (or messy LOL) mood when I created this art journal page!

Here’s a step by step tutorial so you can create one yourself:

1: I love to start with collage.

2: Next I added modelling paste through the Twilight stencil.

3: Adding color using colorations sprays clover and warm and a little bit of minx ink in color indulgence.

I also added some Fairy Dust in Gilded Gold for extra sparkle.

4: Next I added some scraps of paper.

5: In my last step I added some gold glitter washi tape and a text I like. Part of it I ‘wrote’ with Raider colorations spray and a brush, part are stickers and part are letter stamps.

That’s all, see you next time!


If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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Journey Mixed Media Layout

Happy Friday! I have another mixed media layout to share with you. I really got my hands dirty on this one… I had a few mishaps along the way, but nothing I couldn’t fix… The colors are sooooo vibrant!

To begin, I coated white cardstock with the Dazzle Sorbet Paint. Then I used a heat gun to speed up the drying time. Once the paint was dry, I used the Bits of Grunge stencil and the Sandstone Stone Effects Dimensional Medium to create sand puddles for my background. When this stuff is dry, it totally looks like sand! 🙂 SO NEAT!

Initially, I was going to create some numbers in the background with the Mermaid Sorbet Dimensional Paint and a few stars using the Red Velvet, but the paint smeared… so I decided to mess it up…make it a bit grunge to cover my mistakes. It worked…

 

Here is a closer look at the sand puddles. Soooo neat. You have to see it in person to fully appreciate this medium.

I painted a piece of white cardstock using the Red Velvet Sorbet Paint to create a fun mat for the strip of photos.

Then I looked through my stash for a few embellishments to add to add dimension.

Products Used:

Colorations Sprays: Raider, Sandcastle

Stone Effects Dimensional Medium: Sandstone

Sorbet Dimensional Medium Paint: Mermaid, Red Velvet, Dazzle

Velvet Dimensional Paint: Tuxedo

Stencil: Bits of Grunge 6×9

Thank you for visiting today! When you have time, take a look at my video to see how this beauty came together! If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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A Birdie Canvas

Hello, welcome to another blog post. I have been busy making quite a few crafts, from canvases to jars. When I am inspired I go with it and make as many  things as I can. This mini canvas I am sharing with you today is one of these creations.

Birdie Canvas

I love the little birdie. I made him with a rubber stamped image colored with alcohol markers.

Birdie Canvas

Now it is time for me to show you how I made this canvas. The supply list is below followed by a video tutorial.

Art Anthology products used
Brownie Velvet Dimensional Medium 
Glorious Colorations Spray
Sandcastle Colorations Spray

Other supplies:

  • gesso
  • canvas
  • gel medium
  • book paper
  • cheese cloth
  • white paint
  • branch
  • heavy gel medium
  • bird embellishment
  • small piece of cardboard
  • picture eye hooks x 2
  • ribbon to hang
  • glue
  • raffia
  • paper towel

 

Follow along with the video tutorial below:

I do hope I have inspired you to make your own masterpiece. For more ideas visit us on Pinterest and also join our Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Thank you for stopping by!

Suzette

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Watercolor Cards with Colorations Sprays

Hello and welcome to another tutorial using Art Anthology products! In today’s tutorial, I show you how to use the Colorations Sprays as liquid watercolors to create beautiful cards!

We begin by making fabulous backgrounds and then add rubber stamped images. We color the images before finishing off with some splatters.

Art Anthology products used:
Colorations Spray 
Plush
Salmon
Sandcastle
Waimea Bay
Siesta Key
Indigo

Other products

  • watercolor paper – 4″x6″
  • spray bottle of water
  • rubber stamps and waterproof ink pad
  • watercolor pencils
  • gesso or white paint
  • gel pans — black & white
  • Nuvo glitter pen
  • gluestick
  • cardstock
  • brushes

Follow along in the video below:

I do hope I have inspired you to make your own masterpiece. For more ideas visit us on Pinterest and also join our Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Thank you for stopping by!

Suzette

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