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Art Postcards With Yupo Paper and Minx

Hi creative peeps! Kathy Adams here to share my project using Minx Shimmering Inks.  Yupo is synthetic paper, machine-made in the USA of 100% polypropylene. It has a non-absorbent surface, is waterproof, stain-resistant, and extremely strong and durable.  I tried a few techniques and learned a few things along the way. Yupo and Minx Art Postcards11

You can see my process here:
Check out How to Create With Minx and Yupo Paper by Art Anthology on Snapguide.
 

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I love the idea of an art postcard to share with the world.  Since the Yupo paper is quite thin, I mounted the finished cards onto white card stock and stamped the back to make them post card ready.  Yupo and Minx Art Postcards1

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Everything But The Kitchen Sink!

 

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Kathy here today to play!  It’s all about techniques this month so I decided to use household products that most everyone has and see how they react to Art Anthology Colorations sprays. Here is what I used in my experimental play: 91% alcohol, sea salt, Citrasolv, baking soda and vinegar, and hydrogen peroxide.  Disclaimer: No people or animals were harmed in the creation of this blog post.

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I used only the Colorations sprays because they are more fluid than the paints. I also used Yupo, which is a synthetic paper made from plastic.  It has a non-porous surface that allows the wet media to stay on the surface as opposed to a more porous surface like watercolor paper.  I wanted the elements to react to each other without losing them to the paper.

When I was done playing I cut out rectangles from my experiments and created a collage with them. So let’s get started experimenting!

Check out How to Play With Colorations Spray and Household Items by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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So go make something and play with your art supplies! You never know what you will come up with!

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