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Faux leather book wooden box

Hi there !

We are at the end of August, back-to-school is already behind us, it’s time to dive into books… Wait what ? Yes books… You know I’m talking about mixed media, right ? My project for today is an altered wooden box, in shape of a book ! And what did I do with it ? Make it look like a leather covered book !

The technique I used to create this leather look is imprint a rubber stamp into Mud Texture paste ! You just have to apply a layer of Mud paste, let it dry almost competely and then press the stamp over the paste and remove carefully…

Once dry, you can paint it as you want. Here I used Chocolate Sorbet (you can also use the Kona Velvet) and Cocoa Shine to give this old leather look.

And I used Teal Velvet and Copper Metallic from the Patina Texture set to give an antique look at my metal embellishments.

This imprint technique is a real deal ! It does look like emboss leather !

As always, I made a video tutorial for you to follow this particular technique and enjoy the transformation of a plain wood box into an leather like book…

Thank you for stopping by the blog today ! I hope you liked this new project… See you soon for another one !

Have a great day !

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FLY mini-book, by Marleen

Hello everyone, Marleen here with a mini-book tutorial for you.

My inspiration came from everywhere!! Do you remember my earlier post about the lace book cover I made?? Well I promised you to show the inside later on. Guess what, the cover was too small for all those pages.
So I made a bigger cover now and finished the inside pages!

I used many many Art Anthology stencils you can find them all HERE.

Here you can see the video tutorial:

Hope it inspired you all ūüėČ

Some detail photos:

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
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Poppy Art Journal page by Marleen

 

Hi peeps,

Marleen here with a page made with a simple technique that brings a great result.
You can use it with many projects.

I used the Poppy stencil

Watch the tutorial:
Check out How to Create This Art Journal Page. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Details:

Materials:

Colorations: Juicy, Sedona, Salmon
Shine medium: Ruby Red, Sunrise Orange
Stencil: Poppy

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations

Have a creative day ūüėČ

 

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Altered cardboard art with Dani√ęlle

Hi!

How are you girls (and guys) doing? It’s summer here and real nice and warm so I’m enjoying my summer break! I like to sort out old stuff in the summer break and I always come across things I like to alter. This time I altered a piece of cardboard. So don’t throw everything away, try to see the artsy possibilities!

You can create one of your own following the step by step snapguide I created for you:

Check out How to Make an Altered Cardboard Art Piece With Dani√ęlle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Below are some close ups:

List of products I used:

Texture paste: Mud

Texture set: Rust

Stencils: Keyhole, Wheel

Minx inks: Panache, Gold dust

Stone effects paste: Sandstone

Colorations spray: Siesta Key, Sedona

Clear coat: Dazzle

Shine: Teal blue

I hope to have given you some inspiration and look forward to seeing what you create!

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

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A patchwork art journal spread with Dani√ęlle

Hi guys,

Dani√ęlle here to show you what I’ve created for the current color challenge. I love broght and bold colors so this months moodboard made me really happy!

As you all know I am a big fan of art journaling so I created this patchwork art journal spread:

First I created the patches with velvets (Desire, Taxi cab and Shamrock). Later on I added Canary yellow shine on the yellow patch for some difference in surface. Next I used a stencil and Kelly green shine on the red patch & a different stencil and desire velvet on the yellow patch. I filled the green patches with a nice text and a tulip stamp (which I colored with kelly green shine and ferrari sorbet). Do a little doodling and your page is complete!

 

Here ar some extra pics of the pages:

Have a good, creative day!

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Moodboard Inspiration with Toni

Hi everyone, have you seen our moodboard this month…. Wow, such vibrant inspiration !

I knew right away this was going to be a “Happy project” …. these colors are bursting with inspiration.

 I decided to use our new Shine paints. Beautiful high gloss that hold perfect dimension. I first created gelli prints with the following colors: Canary, Kelly and Ruby. So sorry I forgot to photograph the prints after made. The dragonfly was then cut out from the print that had alot of red and the tag itself I used the print that was mostly greens and yellows. I cut out 3 dragonflies so that I could layer them to have multiple wings. These colors compliment each other so well and the Shine paints are so vivid and beautiful to work with. Ideology was added to the tag and white gesso was painted over to fill in the letters. Wishing you a month filled with creativity, create with us here at Art Anthology and be inspired by our mood board this month. Post your creations are our Facebook page for others to enjoy and to network your art work with other creatives.

AA products used:

Shine-Canary, Kelly and Ruby 

 

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Bright pink bookmarks

Hello AA lovers !

Ready for another mixed media project ? How about a quick and fun one ? It’s summer, we all have some books to catch up with, so what about bookmarks ?

Choose your favorite stamps, AA stencils and few AA mediums and have fun ! I choose the Patience  Colorations spray and the Azalea pink new Shine for the base of the bookmarks.

I then use the new Messy Bubbles stencil with Mardi Gras Velvet before adding white lines on the edges. After stamping the flowers, I colored them with Canary Yellow Shine, Sunrise Orange Shine and Kelly Green Shine before cutting them out.

Next and final step was to add a stamped quote.

If you want to see my creative process, you can watch the full tutorial right there :

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope to see you very soon on this blog for another project… Have a great day !

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Art journal cover with new Shine mediums!

Hi!

Dani√ęlle here with a decorated art journal cover.¬† I used the new Shine mediums which I by the way love love love!

This is my new cover:

How did I create this? Well, you can find a step by step tutorial in this Snapguide:

Check out How to Decorate Your Journal Cover by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Used products:

Shine: Canary yellow, Teal blue.

Stencil: Hazards

Velvet: Shamrock

Colorations: Barbie

Sorbet: Glass

Clear coat: Splashed

I hope to have inspired you and I look forward to seeing what you create!

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

 

 

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River rocks.

Hi everybody!

My vacation in France inspired me a lot.
My dog MacL loves to dive in the river to get me some rocks.

So I had a lot of them and I thought it would be nice to paint them.

First I wrote this text with acrylic ink.

And when I got home I started to paint them with the new Shine Dimensional medium.

Add Stone Effects with a Stencil to the canvas.

Stick the stones to the canvas.

Fill all the gaps with translucent glue and fill it up with Art Stones.

Then spray with different colors Colorations to give it all some color and give the finishing touch with Fairy Dust.

Some detail pics, hope you can see the gold shimmering from the Fairy Dust!?

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations!

Have a great day ūüėČ

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Bright and colorful art journaling with Dani√ęlle

Hi guys!

Dani√ęlle here with a sunny art journal page for you today:

I used the new Shine paint and I’m loving it! It looks really good in my journal:

I also used the Art anthology mud for texture. I love it!

You can find a step by tutorial in the snapguide I created for you:

Check out How to Do Some Art Journaling With Dani√ęlle by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

See you next time!

List of used products:

Colorations: Juicy, Barbie, Glorious

Stencil: Rose Swirl

Texture paste: Mud

Velvet: Tango, Taxi cab yellow

Sorbet: Mi bella, Poppy

Shine: Canary yellow

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