Sunday, 27 August 2017

Oooh Mixed Media!

I always feel quite artsy when I attempt a canvas!

Yesterday I had the house to myself, so I got out a small canvas, put on my pinny and clicked to Lynne Mizera's  tutorial.

But immediately, a problem..... step one uses paper towels and I don't have any! Then I remembered a pack of tissue paper I'd bought from a Paper Artsy stand at a show and then forgotten what I'd intended to use it for. I inked this up with Distress Oxide Inks and water and used it for my base layer. I think it gives a chalkier effect.

As well as the Distress Oxide inks, I used stamps from two different Paper Artsy sets, book paper, Distress spray, acrylic paint, gold watercolour splatters, a homecut stencil and some Nuvo crystal drops.

I'd like to enter:
Paper Artsy   hybrid inks
Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media  tissue paper
Try it On Tuesday in my garden

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19 comments:

  1. Yey to mixed media...absolutely love it. Great use of the inks, book paper and the tissue. Very artsy and thanks for sharing x

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  2. OOOOH... this is WONDERFUL Marina! Thank you for the shout-out and I cannot express how much you made my "Heart Happy" knowing my little tutorial inspired you enough to try this technique!! (hugs)

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  3. Marina you nailed it! What I love that you used what you had and just made it. I love it!

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  4. This is gorgeous Marina, a beautiful canvas.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  5. Its a beautiful canvas, great images and colours. Thank you for joining us over at Try it on Tuesdays.
    Yvonne

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  6. This looks fantastic! Great to see you at Try It On Tuesday!

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  7. Oh my word! This is fabulous!! Is there anything you can't do?

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  8. Fabulous canvas, I love the colours. xx

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  9. Wow! This really is fabulous! So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  10. Wow! Beautiful canvas! Thanks for playing along with us at Happy Little Stampers!

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  11. It really turned out well and your improvisation worked perfectly. What a gorgeous result!!! Hugs, Autumn

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  12. This is very beautiful! Great job!!

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  13. I think this is so precious. Lovely work.
    Thanks for playing with us at HLS Mixed Media Challenge.
    Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

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  14. Yey to your fabulous win....many congratulations. I am delighted for you x Have a glass of wine! x

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    1. oooooh thanks for letting me know!! I'm so lucky!

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