Small mixed media painting

Hello my friends,

I’m back this afternoon to share a small mixed media painting I have finished using Brusho colours and some other supplies from the Shop, I will list everything I used at the end of this post.

So here we go!


I started working on my background by sprinkling Brusho colours ( I used black, emerald green, turquoise, ultra marine, sandstone and gamboge) on a piece of heavy weight watercolour paper and then I spritzed some water. Dried everything and then added more  Brushos and this time I sprayed some ColourArte Radiant Rain shimmer spray in Pewter and a homemade shimmer spray using ColourArte Pure mica minerals in Solar gold.

(If you didn’t hear about Brusho yet, it’s a brilliantly intense water-based paint in powder form, manufactured here in the UK. I am new to it myself, but I must say I’m totally in love with the versatility and intensity of these wonderful colours. The effects created are awesome and every time I play with them I discover more and more ways to use them.)

When I was happy with how my background looked like I dried it using a heating tool and then I applied some gesso through a couple of stencils dabbing with a sponge.

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When the gesso was dry, I painted the flowers using (again) Brushos, I stamped the Donna Downey sentiment, added few gorgeous Prima crystals and a lovely Prima vellum butterfly. I finished by adding drops of white acrylic paint in a Fineline applicator bottle that I dabbed with a sponge and some splatters of Tumble dye spray.


Always believe something wonderful is about to happen… and it will! (wink) 🙂

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. So very, very gorgeous! I purchased some Brushos a few weeks back and haven’t yet tried them.

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  2. Your work is so beautiful Sandra. I have yet to try Brushos but I WILL get some one day.

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  3. Sooo pretty! I have all of the ColourArte products and love them and their intensity. Are Brusho colors like their Primary Elements powders? Love how they all blend together too:)

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    • Thank you Julie! I love the ColourArte products as well, but the Brusho ones are different, they don’t have any mica in them. I guess the best description would be watercolour in powder form. As for the blending it’s done almost only by the colours themselves when you add water, they are truly unique 🙂

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