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Mixed media painting and Video tutorial

Hello my friends,

As I promised, tonight I’m back with a new mixed media painting and video tutorial. I hope it will inspire you to give it a try and if you do I would be very happy if you would like to share with me your creations! 🙂 Just leave me a comment with a link to your blog. I cannot wait to see them! 🙂

“Solitude” 8 x 10 inch

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List of materials I used:

  • Aquabord from Ampersand
  • Ranger alcohol inks in Pink Sherbet, Salmon, Cranberry, Yellow, Sunset orange, Lettuce, Aqua and Pool
  • 90% alcohol in a bottle
  • Fabber Castell Gelatos in Snow Cone, Mango, White, Lemon, Red Cherry and Bubble Gum
  • Acrylic paints in Titanium White, Magenta, Cobalt Teal, Titan Buff, Rich Gold and Fluorescent Orange
  • Stencils : The Crafters workshop – Mini fancy feathers, Art is…, Aboriginal, Mini well rounded, Mini mayan calendar (one of my favorites) Finnabair – Circles Tim Holtz – Chevron and last but not least Donna Downey – Lilac buds and Silhouette trio (another favorite!)
  • ColourArte clear glaze medium
  • Acrylic wax for varnishing

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And here is the video. Enjoy!

If you are interested in reading more about the supplies I have used for this project, just click on the thumbnails below and you’ll be taken directly to the Shop, so you can find out more about them.

Thank you for stopping by!

Have a wonderful evening,

Much love,

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  1. Love this piece!! It is beautiful!! I’m curious, a lot of what you did in the beginning, most of it was covered up, except for the silouette and a few other tiny places. So except for the silouette place, was that necessary? Does it add anything? Just curious. Thanks recording it and for sharing this. Love it.

    Love the music too!!

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    • Thank you so much for your comment Mignon! Glad you liked it. To answer your question now, I started this piece (and this is happening very often) with an idea in my mind and ended up with a totally different painting. 🙂 Working and seeing the painting evolving makes me to simply change my mind, other ideas spark and so on, but in the end everything makes sense and every single layer you add has it’s own importance, trust me! It’s not a waste of time, effort or money. Without those layers my artwork will be just flat and boring, so yes, they are necessary. And it’s great fun too! 🙂

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      • Thanks!! That makes sense! Loved the video

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        • Sandra,
          thank you so much for sharing your process through video. I have not had a chance to view it yet,but it is on my to do list!
          Your art speaks to me as it carries a beautiful organic-ness to it.
          This piece is beautiful as are all of your pieces and I look forward to seeing how you create!
          Have a lovely week,
          Jackie xo

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