Hi there, I have a mixed media art panel to share this week, which came about as I’m trying to use up some of the bits and pieces I seem to have accumulated. I also seem to be going through a blue phase at the moment so I hope you like this.
That’s Crafty! Dinky Stencils – Chequerboard Background, Enchanted, Long Hearts Background
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Acrylics – China, Blush, Bubble Gum, Lavender
Ranger Archival Ink – Watering Can, Jet Black, Cactus Flower
Scrap of Black Card
Scrap of Ribbon
Waffle Non Slip Mat (from local cheap store)
I coloured the white/grey board by applying dots of the blue and pink paints to the Gelli Plate and spreading the paint with the brayer. I then pressed the waffle pattern mat into the paint to remove some and make an impression. I pressed the panel on to pick up the colour.
I then used the chequerboard stencil with the gesso to add some pattern around the edges. I mixed a little of the deeper pink paint with gesso and used this with the hearts stencil to add more pattern at random. I added more pink to the gesso and added a little more stencilling with the chequer design.
Using the grey ink, I stamped the hydrangea on some paper from my Gelli plate stash, which was made with Lavender paint – I find it really handy to have some plain painted pieces for stamping on. I then stamped some florets on another piece coloured with Picked Raspberry Distress ink. I stamped the butterfly on the same paper.
I next stamped the angel tag on stamping paper using the black ink and stencilled my chosen text on the same paper with the pink ink. I cut everything out and die cut a circle from the waffle mat to add some texture.
I stamped the flower border image in 2 rows just below the centre of the panel with black ink. I then assembled the panel as shown below, using a mix of glue and foam tape for dimension, and finishing off with some gems for added sparkle.
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Have a great weekend and see you next week.