This months mood board is a beautiful dusty, vintage pink. I'm slowly falling in love with pink after my most recent purchase of a beautiful pink mandala bed spread, so i created something to hang on mt bedroom wall in the same colour. Perfectly timed mood board.
I started out by covering the canvas in a think layer of white gesso. I then used texture paste through this really cool dusty attic stencil.
I then used a combination of the following Lindy's sprays.
(Bougainvillea Fuchsia, Alpine Ice Rose, Prima Donna Purple, Yellow Rose of Texas).
The sides of the canvas are framed in the Fuchsia. I then tried something new. I Rubbed down the edges of my canvas with Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Walnut Stain), i also used a soft brush and slowly dabbed the ink through a stencil. Giving an almost vintage lace look to the canvas. I really loved how well this worked out.
I adore how much the Yellow and Purple shimmer as you move around the canvas, Definitely a favourite colour combination of mine.
I used The Dusty Attic chip boards and kaiserkraft purple paper flowers, as well as this stunning fabric flower i had sitting on my craft table, i knew i'd use that eventually. I painted the chip boards and flowers in white gesso. I then added some Pearl Ex Pigment Powder (scarlet) to some gesso and lightly painted the leaf chip boards. I also lightly painted the larger chip board around the edges. I then lightly brushed the large chip board with white gesso again, adding some Halo Glitter (gold) to give it some texture and shimmer.
I rubbed the flowers, chip boards and flowers with the Distress Ink. I also rubbed the Pearl Ex mixed with gesso around the tips of the flower petals. I collected a few randomarts resins and painted them with a combination of the various Lindy's sprays already used on the canvas. I also added a Tim Holtz word, i believe is from an ideaology pack.
I also added some fabric twine/string for lack of a better word. I wish i knew what it's called and where i got it from. I used white and purple as well as some flat back pearls in white and grey.
I then decided that i wanted the chip boards to have some more texture and depth to them so i painstakingly painted some artist wax (white gold and rose gold) onto the chip board edges with a soft small brush. I then rubbed the brush onto the flower tips. Definitely happy that i did.
Thank you all so much for viewing my blog. Creating this was a treat. Please see below a full list of products used here today.Also check out the website www.randomarts.com.au for more amazing products.
The Dusty Attic Chip Boards, stencil.
Lindy's spray (Prima Donna Purple,
Hellooo Everyone... My name is Amanda Mason. I am a Mixed Media Artist, Teacher and Product Educator....I have been a creative person all my life and have a Diploma In Multimedia and Graphic Design. I always wanted to blend that with Mixed Media, which I have been doing since about 2015...I am self taught and love to experiment and explore with products and what they do.....I hope you enjoy following me and my fabulous team on our creative journey.......
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