Monday, June 29, 2015

Life is Good

Hello! This tag I made is an entry for Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 - June.

Below are the picture on how I made my tag.

1. Trace tag into a file folder and cut. This file folder is 10 years old :) 

Look at the natural mottled background.

2. Distress edges using black and brown twistable silky crayons.

3. Place DIY stencil above the tag and DIY spray light green color pen ink.

4. Cut abaca mat and stamp into a brown ink.

5. Stamp image into the tag. I highlight more diagonal lines using green gel crayon.

6. Color the image.
7. Staple abaca mat.

8. Adhere sentiment. 
9. Place ribbon, safety pin and butterfly charm unto the tag. 
10. Add glitter glue into the hearts.

Thanks for looking. Hope you like it.

Friday, June 26, 2015

True Friendship

Hello! I made this True Friendship canvas (My first mixed media in canvas) for my BFF Charlotte on her birthday. Happy Birthday BFF! I love you. 
My choice for the challenge is MMM #3 - Stencils and Paste. 

Below are the steps on how I made my project.

1. Brush gesso on canvas, let dry.

2. Tear book paper page, adhere into the canvas using glue.

3. Stencil stars and swirls with modeling paste.

4. Gesso canvas and let dry.

5. Adhere abaca mat to make more texture.

6. Cut heart and adhere.

7. Finger paint background, use different colors.

8. Put stencil flowers with modeling paste.

9. Meanwhile, stamp sentiment on a white cardstock, color cardstock with blue gel crayons then punch some butterflies.

This is my quote. 

9. Paint stems and leaves.

10. Add quote.

12. Adhere butterflies.

13. Paint more stems using brown paint.

14. Spread some glass bead glitter gel.

Thanks for looking. Hope you like it.

Supplies: Maries White Gesso, Stencils, Modeling Paste, Faber-Castell Glass Bead Glitter Gel, HBW Poster Paints, Clear Glue, Abaca Mat, Butterfly Puncher, Tim Holtz Stamps, Rub-Ons

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Lovely Day

Hello! This art journal page I made is an entry for
Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #13 - A Year of Choices. My choice for the challenge is MMMC#1 - Spray Inks and Mist.

I love sprays even if its kind of messy.
Below are the pictures of how I created my page.
1. I love making my art journal page in a white file folder, cut into 7"x9".

2. Brush page with gesso and let dry.

3. Made my own spray ink. 
You will need:
Small Spray Bottle, Water, Color Pens, Scissor
Put water in a small bottle spray. Remove foam ink from the color pen, cut into two and place it into the bottle. Then shake. (I put 2 color pens ink for a darker color, bought color pens for only P18 (Philippine Peso) or $.40 (less than a dollar, I mean less than 50 cents))

Here are the colors I prepared. Light Green, Light Blue, Yellow, Violet and Red.

4. Spray light blue as a background. Let dry.
5. Spray yellow for the sun. (Sun stencil)

6. Took another stencil (flower). Sprayed light green.

7. Continue spraying with different kind of stencils, like flowers, leaves and butterflies.
8. Let dry for every sprayed stencil.
9. Stamped randomly some text.

10. Add quote using rub-ons.

Hope you like it. Thanks for looking.

Supplies: File Folder, Maries Gesso, Color Pens, Spray Bottles, Stencils, Tim Holtz Stamp, Rub-Ons

Thursday, June 11, 2015

It's Okay to be Different

Hello! This art journal page is another entry for Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #13 - A Year of Choices. My choice for the challenge is MMMC #3 - Stencils and Pastes.

and for Take An Art Journaling Page with Mou, June 2105. The challenge is choose an inspiration piece and choose a journal.

This is my inspiration photo.

This is my journal page, a file folder that I cut into 7"x9".

These are the steps on how I did my page:

1. Brush page with gesso and let dry.

2. Brush page with blue paint.

3. While the paint is still wet, wipe it using baby wipes. Let dry.

4. Pick out butterfly stencil and modeling paste.

6. Fill the page butterflies.

7. Color one butterfly using gel crayons, finger rub light green, violet, pink and yellow and black.

8. I spread some glass bead glitter gel into the butterfly.

9. For the quote, cut a strip of file folder, words are rub ons. Spray light green ink. Then adhere to the right bottom of the page.

Thanks for dropping. Hope you like it.

Supplies: File Folder, Maries Gesso, HBW Poster Paint, Butterfly Stencil, Lyra Gel Crayons, Rub Ons, Faber Castell Glass Bead Glitter Gel