Sunday, 19 October 2014

Mixed Media Art Canvas - Halloween

Created for You Tube, and Halloween of course!

Clear acetate sheet (I used Printer Acetate)
Tissue paper
Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Sprays / Stains:

  • Tiger Lily Red Orange
  • Poincianna Red Flame
  • Wake Me Up Before You Go, Go Gold
  • Open Arms Amethyst
Ranger Glossy Accents
Loxley Canvas Board - 8 x 10"
Golden Gesso
Golden Fluid Acrylics:
  • Dioxazine Violet
  • Quinacridone Magenta
  • Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold
  • Carbon Black
Golden Regular Matt Gel Medium
Ranger Gloss Gel Medium
Liquitex Light Modelling Paste
Ranger Achival Ink:  Jet Black, Deep Purple
Stamps:  Indigoblu - Script Background; Darkroom Door - Demask
Palette Knife
Royal 1/2" Flat Brush
Reeves #4 Flat Brush
Prima Craft Knife (Ingvlid Bolme Range)
Polymerclay Mould - Ebay
Premo White Polymer Clay
Skulls Washi Tape - Ebay
Crafter's Workshop Stencil - Mini Harequin
Spider & Mouse Charms - Ebay
Inca Gold - Rose
Treasure Gold - White Fire
Wink Of Stella Brush Pen - Clear
Ranger White Beeswax
Ranger Melting Pot & Spatula
Crafty Notions Guilding Flakes - Autumn Rose
Ranger Cut N' Dry Foam

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Art Journal Page - Take These Flowers...

My latest journal page created on behalf of PaperArtsy.
Created in my lyrics journal
Lyrics by Rivermaya from the song Flowers

Strathmore Visual Journal - 9 x 12"
Golden Gesso
Golden Soft Gel Matt Medium
Golden Acrylic Satin Glaze
Claudine Hellmuth Gloss Medium
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paints: Zesty Zing, Beach Hut, Eggplant, Inky Pool
Ranger Cut N Dry Foam
Archival Ink: Magenta Hue, Deep Purple, Jet Black
Spellbinders Circle Dies
Silks Acrylic Glazes: Ginger Flower, Snapdragon
PaperArtsy Stamps:

  • Ink And The Dog - Petals 1, Petals 3, Words 2
  • JOFY - Plates 13, 21, 22
Tafetta Smooth White Cardstock - 160gsm
Reeves #4 Flat Brush
Artmaster Detail Brush
Pergamano Curved Edge Detail Scissors
Old Credit Card or Key Card
Black Micron Pen - 03 Nib
Posca Paint Pen - Black Fine Nib
Stickles Glitter Glue: Purple, Magenta

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Art Journal Page - Bring Your Own Sunshine

Produced for Prima Marketing as a live show on UStream, and also recorded for You Tube:

Finabair Mixed Media Art Journal
Prima Color Bloom Sprays: Peony, Pessed Petal, Gilded
Spectrafix Fixative
Prima Stamps:

  • Script (#555146)
  • Flower (#563028)
  • Cats (#941154)
  • Alphabet
Prima Stencils: 12x12 Drops (#960438); 6x6 Flowers (#960162)
Archival Inks: Blue Violet, Rose Madder, Jet Black
Silks Acrylic Glazes: 
  • Yellow Rose, 
  • Pink Anthurium
  • Spiced Pumpkin
  • Key Lime 
  • Teal Zircon
  • Boysenberry
Golden Matt Medium
Posca Paint Pens: Black, White
Micron Pens: Black
Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Paste: Ocean Spray
Prima Say It In Crystals

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Mixed Media Mini Book - Fairies At Sunset

A clay covered concertina book measuring 6 x 5cm.

Fimo Soft Polymer Clay: Black
Ranger Perfect Pearls: Grape Fizz, Biscotti, Perfect Gold, Blue Rapberry, Pink Gumball
Viva Decor Inka Gold: Light Gold, Gold, Cobalt Blue, Pink, Violet
Sculpey Texture Sheet: Swirls
Sculpey Clay Rolling Pin
Sculpey Tissue Blade
Tafetta Smooth White Cardstock 160gsm
Scor-Pal Score Board
Glimmer Mist: Oriental Poppy, Yellow Daisy, Purple Pansy
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
Archival Ink: Blue Violet
Prima Chalk Edger: Blossom Bud

  • Indigo Blu: Script Background (SBI)
  • Lavinia: Lavender, Bluebells, Slender Mushrooms, Small Pixies, Stars 1, Tiny Mushrooms
  • Cherry Pie : Believe
Stickles Glitter Glue: Tiara, Glam Pink, Lavender, True Blue, Lime Green, Diamond
Gold Ribbon: From Stash

Sunday, 4 May 2014

Mixed Media Art Canvas - Flora

Today's YT video is a mixed media canvas with a floral theme.  Hope you enjoy it :-)


Golden Gesso
Anitas Acrylic Paint : Cream
Lumiere Acrylic Paint: Pearlescent Blue
Stewart Gill Paint:

  • Meta Mica: Amourosa
  • Meta Mica: Meadowgrass
  • Byzantia: Laurelius
Archival Ink: Bluebell
Postcard BackgroundStamp: Unknown Manufacturer (But Darkroom door make one that looks identical)
Golden Matt Medium
Golden Soft Gel Medium
Digital Collage Flower Images: Etsy Shop: LandOfEnchantment
Prima Marketing: Ledger Paper Stack
Stencil: Imagination Crafts (Leaf Swirl)
Liquitex Light Modelling Paste
Palette Knife: Langnickel #P4
Stewart Gill Fresco Flakes (Chalk Pink, Albumarin)
Ranger Distress Glitter: Tumbled Glass
Ranger Glossy Accents
Detail Brushes: Art Master
Round Brush: Reeves
Flat Brush: Reeves
Glaze Brush: Royal 1/2"

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