Tag Archives: Mixed Media Art

“Wonder” Stone Effects Art Journal Page

Hey everyone! Suzanne here to share a little art journal inspiration featuring Art Anthology’s Stone Effects! I could never find a way to put this picture of my daughter looking through a telescope onto a scrapbook page so I decided to do an art journal page instead!

I like to begin my journal page with a layer of modeling paste as opposed to gesso; it lends extra texture and weight to the page. After the paste dries, I add color using Velvet in “Beyond the Reef.”

I layer paint and modeling pasted until I’m satisfied with color and texture. Once the background is dry-I knew I wanted somewhat of a galaxy look, so I added Stone Effects in “Lava” and “Sandstone” and let dry. On top of the Stone Effects, I added Clear Coat in “Splashed” and “Dazzle” for added sparkle!

Next, I add Wax Paste in “German Silver” and “Bronze” which really adds to the look I’m trying to achieve! I add stamping with more color and modeling paste until I’m happy with the colors and texture. Here are some closeups of the finished page!

Art Anthology Supplies:
Velvet “Beyond the Reef”
Sorbet “Mermaid”
Clear Coat “Splashed and Dazzle”
Stone Effects “Lava and Sandstone”

Other Supplies:
art journal
modeling paste
chipboard embellishment, wire, fabric tulle, phrase stickers

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I hope that I have inspired you to get into your crafty space and get some paint on your hands!  If you need more inspiration, make sure you are following us on Pinterest and don’t forget to join our Facebook group Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

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Cool, Artsy & fabulous

Hi everyone,

Today I’ve got a cheery, colorful art journal page for you guys! It’s raining and raining and raining here in the Netherlands and I’m quite done with the rain. So I created myself a little sunshine.

I used the following products:

Here’s a little step by step tutorial for you:

Some close ups of my work:

I hope you liked my page, see you next time!


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Mixed Media Sea Tag

Hello Art Anthology Friends and Fans! Jenn here today sharing a fun mixed media tag with a Sea theme. I have used Art Anthology Colorations Sprays, Minx Shimmering Inks, and Stencil.

AA Colorations Sprays – Timeless, Siesta Key
AA Minx Shimmering Ink – Gold Dust
AA Stencil – Messy Bubbles

To create my tag, I first adhered a grungy style paper to it and roughed up the edges. I also inked the edges using a brown distress ink. Next, I added some texture paste through the messy Bubbles stencils and let it dry. I smeared some crackle paste here and there and let that dry as well

Next I added AA Colorations Sprays alternating between the colors and drying in between with my heat tool. I then added the amazing shimmer seen using Minx in Gold Dust!

I love how the color settles in all of the crackle paste adding texture!

To finish my tag, I added lots of sea elements using shells, chipboards, paper and art stones.

Thanks so much for visiting the blog and viewing my post today! I hope that you are inspired to create something today!

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Follow Your Heart: A journal page

Hello everyone! I am still doing Valentine’s day projects. As tomorrow is the day I did a simple yet beautiful project; “Follow your Heart”. It is really fun and shouldn’t take you too long.

The dimensional mediums are amazing! Look how they hold those brush strokes.

Art Anthology Supplies used:

Colorations Sprays – Siesta Key
Colorations Sprays – Indigo
Shine Dimensional Medium – Ruby
Sorbet Dimensional Medium – Red Velvet
Sorbet Dimensional Medium – Splashed
Velvet Dimensional Medium – Gecko

Other supplies used:

Gesso
gel pen/ acrylic pen
charcoal pencil
ink pad and sponge
words/quote
embellishment glue
bottle cap
bubble wrap
pencil

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

Suzette Hussey


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A Mixed Media Heart

It’s hard to believe that it is almost Valentine’s Day! Where is the time going? Luckily, I love to make seasonal projects and today I have a tutorial demonstrating a mixed media heart. Isn’t it beautiful?

I used items such as old cardboard, tissue, and some old paper flowers. A full supply list is below.

Art Anthology Supplies

Sorbet Domensional Medium – Red Velvet

Colorations Spray – Raider

Stone Effects – Bone

Paste Wax – Antique Gold

Other Supplies

cardboard heart

book paper

tissue paper

gel medium

gesso

texture paste

wire to hang

raffia

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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Scrappy Art Journal Page

Hey everyone!  Suzanne here today to share with you a scrappy art journal page featuring loads of Art Anthology yummies!  I had so much fun getting my hands dirty while creating this page.  I will show you how I achieved the background using an array of AA paints and mists!

 

I began the journal page by priming it with gesso.  Once dried, I randomly applied paints in teals, blue, and green; I did this very loosely-not really taking care of where I applied which color.  Once those colors dried, with a palette knife, I applied a layer of molding paste over the top-varying thickness which lends texture and still allows the colors to come through.

I continue the process of applying color and paste until i’m happy with the results; Minx Inks and several Colorations were thrown into the mix and worked beautifully for adding color depth.

While the paste was still wet, I painted a piece of regular graphing paper with the beautiful paint Velvet-Beyond the Reef.  I ripped the painted paper into strips and scrunched it into the paste creating a tiered layer effect.

I continued the process of bringing varying colors of the teals and blues back to the front and reapplying molding paste in different areas.  I added stamping as well!  I’m impatient, so I helped the drying process with a heat gun.

Once the page was assembled, I added some extra shimmer to the entire page by applying a coat of Splashed.  It added the perfect amount of bling to the finished page!  Here are some closeups!

 

Art Anthology Supplies: 
Sorbet- “Cayman, Splashed”
Shine- “Teal, Kelly”
Velvet-“Beyond the Reef, Figi” 
Minx Ink-“Panache, Stargazer”
Colorations-“Sky, Waimea Bay, Siesta Key”

Other Supplies: 
gesso
wire, masking tape
mica flakes
graphing paper, sticker embellishments, stamps

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I hope that I have inspired you to get into your crafty space and get some ink on your hands!  If you need more inspiration, make sure you are following us on Pinterest and don’t forget to join our Facebook group Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

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Art Journal Pages by Lisa

Hi friends! Lisa here today to show you my last art journal pages, made with beautiful Velvet paints & Stencil by Art Anthology!

To start I brushed my pages with white gesso. Then I cutted some pieces of tissue paper, old book pages, scrapbook papers and washi taped and glued on the background with gel medium to make a collage

After with a spatula I applied white gesso to mix the background

I made some stamps with archival inks black and pink. Even if I had to repeat some of them after the coloring process I like to see some signs under the colors, it makes texture!

I chose Velvet Dimensional Paints (Boysenberry, Beyond the Reef and Cotton) and Sorbet Dimensional Paint Flamingo. I applied the colors directly with my fingers, they are so creamy and delicious!

After I applied the Cotton velvet paint to blend the background and to make some stencil. I used 6×9 Lotus from Art Anthology

I still made some stamps and I used a black watercolor pencil to make some marks. I used Cotton paint to make some splatters and I let it dry.

Finally I prepared some embellishments and I glued on my pages. Here some close up photos of my project

I used these Art Anthology products on my project:

Cotton Velvet 

Boysenberry Velvet

Beyond the Reef Velvet

Flamingo Sorbet

Lotus Stencil 6×9

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 by

Lisa

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Salty sea canvas with Daniëlle

Hi guys!

Daniëlle here to show you what I created with my Art Anthology goodies! I decided to turn my canvas around and make some art on the back! Cool right? This way I use old canvases I don’t like anymore for another project!

I spraye the canvas with colorations sprays, used stencils and velvet/sorbet and I used the rust texture set.

Below are some close ups of my project:

   

I hope you’ll get inspired to start creating yourself!

Used products:

Colorations spray: Waimea bay, Siesta key, Sandcastle

Fairy Dust: Gilded Gold

Stencil: Fragments, Cracked

Velvet: Lagoon

Sorbet: Drab, Kenyan Copper

Texture set: Rust

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Art Journaling is playing!

I, Ellie Knol, LOVE to play in an Art Journal … WHY?

I can just play.. that’s why..
No rules, no wrongs.. and a lot af trial and sometimes error, smile...

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Using structure paste and the new stencil designed by Marleen van Meerendonk can only be a party.. it’s great all by itself.

I am in LOVE with Kona Velvet paint… It adds so much depth!

The finished double page!!

….and some close-ups..

Such beautiful detail with these paints and stencil!

….for more pictures and step-by-step please have a look at the Snapguide tutorial I’ve created for you!

Check out How to Play in Your Art Journal With Paints and Stencils by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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

SEE you next time! 

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on Pinterest and YouTube

You can shop for everything used in this tutorial atArt Anthology’s online store.

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Remember your Blessings Canvas

Hello!  Phyllis here to share my latest Mixed Media Canvas!  I wanted the canvas to have a soft look to it and I achieved that by spritzing Art Anthology’s Colorations and then spritzing with water to lighten the colors.

I love Art Anthology’s Bubbles Stencil,  you can tilt it sideways and it gives a whole new look!

After I used texture paste and Art Anthology’s Bubbles stencil I sprinkled glitter on before heat drying it,  it gives it a sparkle to the background!

I gave the dragfly a couple sprays of Art Anthology’s Colorations and then a spritz or two of water,  it gave me the look I was going for.

 

If you ever doubt using new ink sprays just grab a piece of scrap paper and test it out!  We have a bunch of Snapguide and YouTube Tutorials using Art Anthology products!

Visit Art Anthology’s YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmWa5zr9dvTmJa1KSMzK9lQ

Visit Art Anthology’s Snapguide page:

https://snapguide.com/art-anthology/

Supplies used from Art Anthology:


You can view my start to finish YouTube tutorial here:

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I hope you are inspired to create something beautiful today!  Be sure to stop by Art Anthology’s Facebook Group to share your project!

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