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Autumn canvas by Marleen.

Hello everybody, Marleen here with an Autumn project. I just love the rusty Autumn colors.
So I took aan mdf canvas board and did my thing. 😀

Detail pics:

Materials:

Colorations: Clover, Timeless, Juicy
Velvet: Shamrock, Tuxedo
Rust Texture set 
Stencil: Messy Bubbles

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Enjoy your day 😉

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Normal is so boring, by Marleen

Hello everyone, Marleen here with a new Art Journal page!

I wanted to do something messy with the Luna stencil, I just love that one. Every time I work in my Art Journal I work with the Velvet mediums, I like them the most!

And I wanted to work in my Art Journal. So my technique is just to start with an idea and just go with the flow! Watch the snapguide tutorial!

Check out How to Create This Messy Art Journal Page, by Marleen. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Some detail pics:

Material:

Velvet: Lagoon, Fiji, Shamrock, Reef.
Colorations: Waimea Bay, Ink Spot.
Clear Coat: Spashed.
Stencil: Luna.
Minx ink: Midnight .

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Hope you enjoyed my blogpost!?

Hugs,

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Art journaling with Hexi stencil stack

Hello !

Have you ever tried to use all the stencils from the same stack at once ? That’s what my project is all about today ! Let’s see how I used the Hexi stencil stack

It’s not THE way of using it, just A way to do so, because you could use them separately or together, aligned or not… I decided to align them for this project, each one with a different medium. I started with the medium Hexi and Glorious Colorations spray, followed by the hollowed Hexi and Tango Velvet, and then the larger Hexi with Dazzle Clear Coat.

Once each coat was dried, I added some Waimea Bay Colorations spray and wipe the excess from the Hexi pattern. You can see that the blue did not go on the Hexi pattern thanks to the clear coat.

A bit of chevron stamp, black alpha stickers, some black on the edges and my journal pages were done !

You can follow my creative process through my video tutorial here or on the Art Anthology YouTube channel (as many of our DT videos…) :

Thank you for your time, I hope this tutorial will help you use the stencil stacks more often !

Have a great day…

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Chipboard frame with the September moodboard

Hi everyone !

The beautiful moodboard inspire me this month to decorate a chipboard frame with the deep and luxurious colors of this board :

I kept the petunias in mind to create my flowers and the amber look of the leather jacket. Here is the result :

The base is a blank chipboard frame that I decorated with AA mediums, Colorations spray and stencil… I created the flowers with 7 big flower punches and the Azalea Shine, Grape Shine and DragonFruit Velvet.

I applied Bone Stone Effect medium on the centerpiece, then gel medium over Gothic stencil, and Patience Colorations spray.

The stems were created with air dry clay, and brushed with some Amber Gemstones medium (you can find it in the Rust texture set) and Glass Sorbet.

The top frame and the title were painted with Amber (Rust Texture set).

You can learn how to create the flowers and the general process of this project in my new tutorial here or on the Art Anthology channel :

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope I did inspired you to create more with your AA products !

See you soon…

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Alter a mirror frame, by Marleen.

Hello peeps, Marleen here again with a Summer project. In the Netherlands we have a long hot Summer so it was the most logical thing to create.
I used a small classic mirror frame.

 

And I wanted to use this stencil.

I so enjoyed designing this stencil but didn’t know yet how to use it. It fits perfectly with this project.

 

 

Follow my creative process with the Snapguide:

Check out How to Alter This Mirror Frame, by Marleen. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Details:

Materials:
Colorations: Sant Castle, Timeless, Sky, Waimea Bay
Minx inks: Gold Dust , Panache
Stone effects: Bone
Stencil: Twinkle Lights
Rusty Texture Set

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Have a creative day 😉

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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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Altered Chinese fan with the patina set

Hello there !

I’m so glad to be back on the Art anthology blog ! It was a long summer without crafting during my vacation and it’s so good to create again ! What do I have for you today ? Another mixed media project ! This time I altered a Chinese wood fan using the Patina set, stencils, Mud Paste… Take a look !

After a coat of Gesso, I painted entirely the fan with Rose Velvet medium. Next, I used the Floral tiles stencil with Teal Matte from the Patina set. Once dry, I applied Mud paste over the Blossom stencil on each side of the fan.

To colorize and give dimension to the cherry blossom branch, I use the Seafom Stone Texture and the Copper Metallic from the same Patina set. To make it pop from the background, I just use a brown pen to outline the design. I also use the Copper on the edge of the fan.

After that, I just glued the embellishments covered in white gesso on the fan, and painted them with Rose Velvet or Teal matte (Patina set) before adding touches of Copper Metallic.

If you like to know more about the process of this project, you could watch the video tutorial here or on the AA channel there (where you could find other beautiful projects…).

Thank you for stopping by today ! I hope to see you very soon for another project…

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Scribble Art Journal page, by Marleen.

Today an Art Journal page from my heart <3

The page speaks for itself ….

 This is my favorite stencil “Fragments”, which I used.

And I used the colors from the color moodboard !

Detail photos:

Sorbet: Cayman and Mi Bella
Colorations: Waimea Bay and Patience
Stencils: Fragments

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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 😉

Some detail photos:

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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

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Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Art, where you can share your creations

Have a creative day 😉

 

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