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“Winter Joy” Mixed-Media Layout

Hey everyone! Can you believe that it’s the end of the year already!? Suzanne here today to share with you a very easy and simple mixed media layout that I’ve created using Minx Shimmering Ink and Shine paint!

I begin my layout by adding a diluted mixture of Minx Ink in “Indulgence” and water (to lighten the color) using the “smoosh” technique; it really is the easiest way to jump start any layout with color!

While the ink was still wet, I added Minx Shimmering Ink in “Gold Dust.” This adds an awesome gold shimmer to the background-I actually want to put it on everything!

Check out that bling!

While the background is drying, I added color to paper die-cuts using Shine paint in “Kelly Green.” Because I didn’t necessarily want the full opacity of the paint, on a non-stick surface, I diluted the paint with water and mixed it well. I very loosely painted and dipped the pine bough die-cuts into the mixture until I was satisfied with coverage; I dried the die-cuts with a heating tool and added Minx Ink in Gold Dust on top to add even more shimmer!

Now that everything is completely dry, all that’s left to do is to assemble the layout. Here are some close-ups.

Art Anthology Supplies:
Shine “Kelly Green”
Minx Shimmering Inks “Gold Dust”


Other Supplies:
Cardstock die-cuts
sticker embellishments and letters
patterned paper



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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Christmas Mixed-Media Tag

Hey everyone, Suzanne here today to share with you a fun Christmas mixed-media tag that I’ve created using an array of Art Anthology paints and mediums! I will show you how I made the dimensional trees!

When I began the base of the tag, I knew I wanted a “midnight” blue, therefore, I mixed two Velvets- “Beyond the Reef ” and Tuxedo. They blended and worked perfectly! Once the paint was dried, I stamped and heat embossed a text image and like that, the tag base was complete!

Using just a piece of scrap watercolor paper, I cut out triangles for Christmas trees. I mixed a small amount of Kelly Green Shine paint with artist modeling paste; the paste “dilutes” the color of the paint, so I added paint until I was happy with the color. Using a palette knife, I simply applied the mixture to the paper making “swooping” motions.

Before the mixture dried, I tucked in 3d-dimensional balls for ornaments.

Once the background of the tree was completely dry, I added color to the ornaments with a color from the Rust Texture Set, “Amber;” I also went back in with Kelly green to go over the tree once more to give it just a little more depth and color.

Next, I added snow paste to the tree and topped it off with a dusting of glitter! I let all of the medium dry and assembled the tag! Here are some closeups!

The star wreath is a paper die-cut that’s been painted using the Rust Texture Set!

Art Anthology Supplies:
Velvet: “Beyond the Reef, Tuxedo”
Rust Texture Set
Shine “Kelly Green”

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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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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Gelliprinting fun with Art Anthology

Hi guys!

Daniëlle here with part one of a two part blogpost! Today I want to show you my gelliprints, which I created with Art Anthology Shines, Velvets and Sorbets!

Want to know how I created them? Check out my snapguide tutorial:
Check out How to Use Art Anthology Mediums on Your Gelliplate! by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Want to know what I will create with my prints? Keep an eye out for my next blogpost in June!

Here are some close up pictures for you:

I used lots and lots of products to create these pages. Here’s my list:

Shines: Kelly green, Teal blue, Canary yellow, Ruby red, Royal blue, Grape purple, Sunrise orange, Ocean blue, Azalea pink.

Sorbets: Cayman, Kenyan copper, Seaweed, Summer Yellow, Vegas Gold, Flamingo, Poppy, Bella Boo

Velvets: Fiji, Beyond the Reef, Boysenberry, Dayglow, Gecko green, Tango, Taffy, Cotton

Stencils: Fragments, Hazards, Industrial, Moroccan, Art Deco, Art Nuveau, Multi Damask, Poppy, Twinkle lights.

So remember, if you want to see what I create out of these pages, be sure to check out my next blogpost!

See you soon!

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“Life Began In A Garden” by Toni

Hi everyone, Toni here with a new design team project for Art Anthology.  I have always loved rusty things , antiques, worn looking items, so it doesn’t surprise me that my most favorite thing to do regarding ART is making something look old, vintage, aged.  I started with a T!m Holtz Vignette and with the help of Art Anthology products and some crackle varnish, this little project came to be.  The video below shows how I created a peeled paint look using some of our paints. I used Stone Effects-Bone on the window to provide texture. Florals were added to the sides of the vignette. After the peeled paint technique, crackle varnish was then added and Coloration Sprays as well as Shine-Kelly were added for a wonderful old mossy look. Thank you for stopping by, be sure to take a moment to view the video below, and all the supplies used for Art Anthology are listed below. Have a wonderful week !

Supplies used:

Velvet-Cotton https://www.artanthology.net/products… Shine-Kelly https://www.artanthology.net/products… Stone Effects – Bone https://www.artanthology.net/products… Sorbet- Walnut https://www.artanthology.net/products… Colorations- Sandcastle https://www.artanthology.net/products

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A series of fun tags with Daniëlle

Hi there!

Daniëlle here with a fun series of tags for you today!

I love to use stamps in my projects and so I created a couple of tags to give to friends. I used lots of Art Anthology mediums, colorations and stencils for this project. Here is a snapguide tutorial for you, so you can create along with me:

 Check out How to Create a Series of Fun Tags by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

And here are some close ups and progress pictures of my project:

These are the supplies I used:

Colorations: Siesta key, Waimea bay, Plush, Juicy, Barbie, Glorious.

Fairy Dust: Ice

Stone effects: Lava

Sorbet: Cayman, Bella Boo

Velvet: Fiji, Boysenberry, Cotton, Dayglow yellow

Shine: Teal blue

Clear coat: Splashed

Stencils: Messy bubbles, Diamond grunge, Lattice, Borders 2, Flity, Flower Burst, Art Deco, Art Nuveau.

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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Colorful planner pages with Daniëlle

Hello!

Daniëlle here with a different type of project this time. I make my own planner pages and needed a dashboard for the month of March, so I took out my Art Anthology goodies and started creating!

I also created a divider to see quickly what week I’m in:

Here are some close ups of the colors and textures on these pages:

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

Check out How to Create Colorful Planner Pages With Daniëlle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

This is the list of products I used:

Colorations: Barbie, Juicy, Timeless.

Fairy dust: Gilded gold

Shine: Azalea

Velvet: Fiesta

Sorbet: Summer yellow, Poppy, Flamingo

Stone effects: Lava

Stencils: Double flower, Flity, Messy bubbles, Borders 2

Minx inks: Enchanting

See you next time!

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Mixed media layout with Daniëlle

Hi there!

Today I’m showing you how I created a mixed media layout with my Art anthology supplies. I’m not a scrapbooker so even layouts get my mixed media signature.

If you want to create one of your own you can follow my snapguide tutorial:

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

Some yummy close ups for you:

Products I used:

Colorations: Granny Smith, Clover, Warm, Sedona

Stencils: Lattice, Scales

Shine: Kelly green

Sorbet: Ferrari

Texture set: Rust

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Christmas layout

Hello there !

It’s Christmas soon, and you will have plenty of pictures to scrap ! Or, if you are like me, you have tons of pictures you should have scrap already… So let’s add another page to your Christmas scrapbook that you can made with our lovely Art Anthology products !

Let’s start with the background… The poinsettias are draw with a stencil and paint withe Ruby Red Shine. You can also see the Dot Matrix and the Chevron stencil in use.

In the AA products range, I used Colorations sprays in Warm and Raider, as well as Indulgence Minx.

I love using stencils, they are so versatile ! I think one of my favorite way to use stencil is to help me draw design with a fine pen. But it’s fun with an ink pad, or paste or medium too !

Another technique I like is the ink resist. My brown paper was ink resist, so I played with the Ruby Red Shine, and it works well too !

If you want to learn how I create this layout, watch my video tutorial on the Art Anthology channel or there :

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Fall meet Winter canvas

Hello !

Valerie here with something different from what I’m usually creating… it’s a canvas, to show you that you can paint with gel mediums as well as if it’s was acrylic, even if like me you’re not a painter !

After covering my canvas with white gesso, I started by applying grey (I used 50 shades but you can use Pewter) and Silver Metal Effect all over the canvas, then adding touches of red Desire Velvet with a small brush, using something water to dilute the color.

Then I added touches of Gold Metal Effect, Tango Velvet and Portobello Velvet to create different shades of leaves.

The trees are drawn with Tuxedo Velvet medium, with brushes of Onyx Shine. Few more brushes of Cotton Velvet to powder the landscape and I was done.

You should give it a try, it’s fun to create a canvas without pressure (we are not looking to create a masterpiece after all), and I have a little video tutorial to help you start with blank canvas by showing you how I did this one :

Thank you for your time, I hope this post will give give you some inspiration to create a canvas of your own.

See you soon with another project !

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