Friday, 25 April 2014

Art Journal Page - Places I Remember

Created in my Lyrics journal for You Tube.
Lyrics by The Beatles, In My Life
Prints are available here:

Strathmore Visual Journal (9 x 12) Mixed Media Paper
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paint: Vanilla
Golden Fluid Acrylics: Nickel Azo Yellow, Titanium White, Quinacridone Magenta
Archival Ink: Teal, Deep Purple
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black

  • Li'l Davis Designs - "Tribute" Alphabet set
  • PaperArsty -  Mini 18
  • Studio G - Alphabet Peg Stamps
  • Claudine Helmouth - Dwelling (Houses Set)
SEI Tumble Dyes - Magenta, Blueberry
Golden Matt Medium
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Ranger Spritz Bottle (For Water)
Dylusions Stencil: Letter Jumble (5x8)
Crafter's Workshop Stencil: Mini Sunburst
Caran D'Ache Neo Color II Water Soluble Wax Pastels: 
  • Golden Yellow
  • Purplish Red
  • Azurite Blue
  • Dark Ultramarine
  • Spring Green
  • Cobalt Violet (Hue)
CardStock: Taffeta Smooth White, 160gsm
Reeves Flat Brushes: #10, #4
Pergamano Detail Scissors
Tim Holtz Scissors
Posca Paint Pen: Black

Friday, 18 April 2014

Mixed Media 3D Art Canvas - Spring

My latest mixed media project with a season appropriate theme of Spring.  Recorded for You Tube.

Loxley Canvas: 10 x 5"
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paints:

  • Bora Bora
  • Nougat
  • Mocha Mousse
  • Chocolate Pudding
  • Sherbet
  • Claret
  • Ice Blue
  • Sky
  • Baltic Blue
  • Stone 
  • Mud Splat
Golden:  Fluid Acrylics: Carbon Black, Titanium White
Golden:  Gesso
Plaid:  Crackle Medium
Silks Acrylic Glazes: Ice, Moonbeams, African Jade
Paper Mache boxes - Ebay
Wooden Eggs - Ebay
Styrofoam block - (for drying the eggs)
Head Pins (to stand eggs on whilst drying & placing into Styrofoam block)
Nest: The Altered Element (Now out of business)
Reindeer Moss - Ebay
Silicone Moulds:
  • KBK Silicone Moulds (Rabbit)
  • Butterfly (PMC)
  • Wild Flights Set (Best Moulds)
  • Poinsettia & Holly Set (Best Moulds)
Veined Leaf Cutter: Ebay
Fimo Soft: White
Sculpy Gloss Varnish
Pergamano Tear off palette
Natural Twigs
Feathers - Ebay
Twine - Hardware Store
We R Memory Keepers - Circle Punch
Archival Ink: Potting Shed
Stampin' Up - Itty Bitty Backgrounds
Brushes: Langnickel 2" Wash, Royal 1" Glaze, Reeves #10 Flat, Art Master Detail Brush
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Art Postcard - Happily Ever After

A postcard sized mixed media piece using Stampotique stamps.

Cardstock: Taffeta Smooth White (325gsm & 160gsm)
Tumble Dyes: Grass Green, Turquoise
Silks Acrylic Glaze: Sky Blue, Key Lime, Raspberry Wine, Boysenberry
Stencil: Dutchdobadoo - A5 Circles
Ranger Cut N'Dry Foam
Brushes: Reeves #10 Flat & #2 Flat;  Art Master 0.05

  • Prima (Finnabair, Sunrise Sunset Collection- #960117); 
  • Penny Black (Background Swirls); 
  • Stampotique (Monsters - Line Up)
  • Octopode Factory (Alice: Tiny Elements)
  • Cat's Life Press (Happily Ever After Text)
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Brilliance Ink: Pearlescent Lavender, Pearlescent Purple
Stamp Positioner - Woodware
Golden: Soft Gel Medium
Pens: Faber Castell Pitt Artist Brish Pen (Black); Sakura Micron (Black 08); Posca Paint Pen (Black)
Pergamano Detail Scissors
Derwent Inktense Pencils: Fuchsia, Deep Violet
Stickles Glitter Glue: Diamond

Monday, 7 April 2014

Art journal Page - In The Arms Of An Angel

Created in my Lyrics Journal.  This song was played at my dad's funeral and therefore this page has special meaning to me, and is the reason it had to be included in a journal I am dedicating to song lyrics.
Lyrics from: Angel By Sarah McLaughlin
Stratmore Visual Journal (9 x 12") Mixed Media Paper
Distress Ink: Spiced Marmalade
Archival Ink: Jet Black, Teal
Prima Color Bloom Sprays: Tangerine, Summer Sky
Prima Stencil: Finnabair Elementals (Diamonds #960551), (Doily #960988)
Prima Stamps: Finnabair Clear #960834,
Alphabet Stamps: Tracy Bunkers (Label Maker)
Angel Photograph (Gift From A Friend)
Tim Holtz Tissue Tape
Golden: Soft Gel Medium
Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust Pen: Ruby Sparkle
Lumiere Acrylic Paint: Pearlescent Turquoise
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam
Spectrafix Workable Fixative
CarbOthello Pastel Pencil : Black

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Art Journal Page - Little Bird

Created in my Lyrics Journal and recorded for You Tube.
Lyrics from:
Little Bird By Annie Lennox
Strathmore Visual Journal (Mixed Media paper)
Dylusions Sprays (Pre-Ranger Colours): Burnt Orange, Vanilla Custard, Hot Pink
Rubber Stamps: Impression Obsession - Beauty Text
Archival Inks: Chrome Yellow, Magenta Hue, Monarch Orange, Hydrangea, Deep Purple
Stencils: Crafter's Workshop (Mini Cosmic Swirl); Stencil Girl (Circle Rays, Tall Birds)
Silks Acrylic Glazes: Sunburst, Pink Anthurium, Spicy Tomato, Iris Petal
Patterned Papers: Fancy Pants (Aged Florals -Love Bird); First Edition (Daydream)
Golden Soft Gel Medium
Scissors: Tim Holtz, Pergamano
Washi Tape - Unbranded Ebay find
Stabillo CarbOthello Pastel Pencils - #335, #385 & Black
Paper Stump
Dies: Memory Box (Nestled Bird, Flying Birds, Resting Birds)
Sakura Stardust Pen: Violet Sparkle
Posca Paint Pens: Pink, Yellow, Purple
Computer Generated Text (Printed onto Matt photo Paper/ Font: Things We Said)
Craft Knife, Cutting Matt, Metal Ruler
Ranger Cut N Dry Foam