wtorek, 6 listopada 2018

Listen to your art - for Finnabair Creative Team

Hello friends!
With today's artwork, I'm back to things I haven't done for a while. I always loved to make layouts, but recently I have focused on other projects. 
As you'll see on the video (link below) I glued the basic paper to the wooden base. I don't like when my layout is wrinkled, and this is a perfect solution. Of course, I didn't forget about clear gesso, thanks to this the paper is more waterproof and paints don't soak in. 

I used here amazing products - Icing pastes and new colors from Impasto paints. Both of these work great with new stencils. These designs are awesome - so many small details, just beautiful. 
Impasto paints are very universal. I used them as usual paints, but also for stencils or painting resin elements.

All mechanicals are just great for a vintage project like this one. To give them more "old" look, I rubbed everything with white gesso. Use an almost dry brush to add just a little bit. 

Reach for forms you have not created for a long time, discover them again. I hope that my video will inspire you to do your own thing.

Products I have used - all the images linked to Mixed Media Place online store:

czwartek, 25 października 2018

Transparent tag - for Retro Kraft Shop

dzisiaj mam dla Was mixedmediowy tag na przezroczystej bazie. Wystarczy kawałek sztywnej folii czy plastiku i można działać. Pamiętajcie tylko, aby nie szaleć z nagrzewnicą, bo taka baza szybko traci swój kształt pod wpływem ciepła.

today I have for you a mixed media tag on a transparent base. Just a piece of stiff foil or plastic and you can work. Just remember not to go crazy with the heat tool, because such a base quickly loses its shape under the influence of heat.

Do ozdobienia bazy użyłam świetnych, nowych past Finnabair, wybrałam kolor Amethyst Magic. Doskonale sprawdzają się z maskami, dając ostry, wyraźny wzór, szybko wysychają, a do tego pięknie błyszczą. Ciekawe jest również to, że pasty i woski o tych samych nazwach mają ten sam kolor, idealnie do siebie pasują.

To decorate the base I used great, new Finnabair pastes, I chose the Amethyst Magic. They work great with stencils, give a sharp, clear pattern, dry quickly, and shine beautifully. It is also interesting that pastes and waxes with the same names have the same color, perfectly match each other.

Aby dodać więcej kolorów użyłam tuszy alkoholowych, które świetnie współpracują zarówno z plastikowymi jak i metalowymi elementami. Na koniec użyłam jeszcze białego gesso, aby złagodzić trochę te mocne kolory. Nie mogło też zabraknąć białych chlapnięć, które są tą kropką nad i. 

To add more colors, I used alcohol inks that work great with both - plastic and metal elements. At the end I used a white gesso to soften some of these strong colors. A few white splashes complemented the effect.

Użyłam: / I used:

Pasta - Finnabair Art Extravagance Icing Paste - Prima Dodatki Snippets Ephemera - Tim Holtz Tusz alkoholowy Adirondack Alcohol Ink - CopperTusz alkoholowy Adirondack Alcohol Ink - Gold Narożnik_górny_2_STE Koła_zębate_40mm_STEŁby_śrub_średnica 10-16mm_STE Zębatka_złożenie_3_STE Naklejki - Metallic Stickers - Quotations - Tim HoltzKlej - Aleene's Always Ready Original Tacky Glue Nagrzewnica Heat It Craft Tool - Ranger

poniedziałek, 15 października 2018

Olde Curiosity Shoppe Sign - for Graphic 45

Today I have for you a project for Gaphic 45 monthly challenge. This time we make something from #G45DarkSide 

I know that many of you are thinking about Halloween this month. In Poland, where I come from, this is not a popular holiday. However, I really wanted to do something in this style. Something dark, a little strange, which may be a decoration for Halloween, but it will also work as a year-round project.

I reached for the Olde Curiosity Shoppe collection, which is one of my favorites and one of the first I have worked with. In this collection you will find a lot of details to cut, beautiful butterflies, vintage letters, intriguing bottles - I used all of this to create this shop sign. I wanted to make a project that would look old, rusted, hidden among the moss, a sign leading to a mysterious store with lots of strange things.

In this project, I wanted to show how easily you can combine paper with paints and the media. How well they interact with each other, creating together a coherent composition. The most important thing is to add a few used paints or pastes to the paper elements so that they blend seamlessly into the background.

I hope that my project will inspire you to take part in our challenge. Or maybe you will try to play with the media? I am very curious!

Please enjoy my video tutorial!