Thursday, 30 April 2020

Art Creative Friendship - With Karyn Schultz!

Hi Scrapping Clearly Lovelies!

It's Karyn here and today I have a page in my Art Journal that I created using lots of fun products available at Scrapping Clearly!

This was a page I created for the recent cybercrop where I was Inspired by the creations of Emma Zappone. In particular I was inspired by the fact that she doesnt use photos and she often leaves lots of white space.

I've used cotton rag watercolour page in my 8x10 Dina Wakley Media Journal. I started by adding some Colour Blast inks to the page

Next I added stencilling using Colour Blast Pastes. I've kept my colour palate in greens and blues to coordinate with the picture I chose, and added highlights of orange.

Here is my finished page.

I found the picture on Pinterest and printed it out on photo paper. I've matted some old book paper under 2 corners of the photo. 

I've added Tim Holtz wings and Tim Holtz small talk word stickers. I've added doodling around the edge of the page and the word stickers using a Fude ball pen

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Crafty Hugs xx

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Virtual Cybercrop Art Journal for Kylie, by Amanda Hartmann

Hi Scrapping Clearly community,

After our epic virtual Cybercrop, I created this album. I made it for Kylie. I hope she receives it in the mail this week!

It started with the awesome circle Acrylic album: - The clear acrylic albums were one of the reasons Kylie started her business and indeed why the shop is called "Scrapping Clearly".

Now, I made this all in such a flurry - I don't always remember what I used - LOL. After each page I will try to list some of the materials. However - I was inspired by so many of the techniques and products that were demonstrated during the Virtual Cybercrop Live videos.

Let's take a look:

Front cover
Used a square of felt, and stitching with a doily, tissue paper and old crossword paper.
Heidi Swapp acrylic hearts and title.
Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint.

Page 2

Sewing pattern tissue paper, punchinella, stitching and washi tape.
Dina Wakley Gloss Spray
Liquitex Ink in Gold
Gold thickers and Glitter Heidi Swapp letters

Page 3
Old index page from old journal, torn paper, tissue paper and old polaroid diecut.
Dina Wakley acrylic paint and stencil
Heidi Swapp gold glitter stars
Black versmark through a stencil
Gold splatters with Bling Colour Blast Shimmer Spray

Page 4
Hand doodling and stamping.
Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint

Page 5
Card I made during the crop, with Michelle Grant face and collage techniques.
Light modeling paste
Dina Wakley Aryclic Paint

Page 6
Gesso'd the Acrylic circle first.
Tissue paper houses from Art by Marlene.
Distress Oxide Sprays
Art by Marlene stickers.
Random stamping.

Page 7
Tim Holtz tissue paper, Colour Blast circle dots stencil.
Liquitex inks
Lots of Tim Holtz stickers

Page 8
Random papers, journal cards, pockets, lace, doily and stitching.
Heidi Swapp frames and stickers.

Page 9
Project life card stitched to some old Hambly transparency.

Page 10
Gesso'd the Acrylic circle first.
Colour Blast eye stamp
Dina Wakley Gloss sprays
Art by Marlene stickers

Page 11
Art by Marlene stencil
No idea how I made the purple colours!
Stamping and doodling
Art by Marlene stickers

Page 12
One from the vault - some old pull apart card.
I used Colour Blast Mica Powder to mix a paste
Bee Arty - Colour Blast stencil

Page 13
Surprise! Pull apart card!
Gesso, tissue paper, stickers and random ink stenciling.

Page 14
Vellum stitched with paper scraps, frames, quotes, doily, gold mesh, tissue paper!
Gold splatter wth Bling Colour Blast Shimmer Spray.
Art by Marlene stickers.

Page 15
Sponged gesso on this acrylic circle.
White modeling paste through cool Bee Arty - Colour Blast stencil
Liquitex Inks
Art by Marlene stickers.

Page 16
Gel medium for book paper
Tiny hearts stencil
Darkroom door butterfly
Distress Oxide pads
Random stamping

Page 17
Paper from Scrapping Clearly  packing.
Bee Arty - Colour Blast stencil - traced on book paper.
Dina Wakley Acrylic Paints
Heidi Swapp Acrylic word

Page 18
Text paper - tag with stitching
Tiny hearts stencil
Bee Arty - Colour Blast stencil - traced on book paper.
Distress Oxide pads
Random stamping

Page 19
Tissue paper, cards, random papers, washi tape and stitching
Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint
Art by Marlene stickers
Black ink stencilling.

Page 20
Tag with Darkroom door stamps and Distress Oxides ink pads
Stapled to more Hambly transperancy, stickers, washi and bits.
Art by Marlene stickers.

Page 21
Art by Marlene tag journal card.
Dina Wakley Acrylic Paints plus water colours technique
Art by Marlene stickers.

Page 22
Cardboard with gesso, crackle medium, then Dina Wakley Acrylic paint.
Black ink stencil - love Kinder Creations stamp.
Gold splatters wth Bling Colour Blast Shimmer Spray.
Dina Wakley Gloss Spray - white for splatters

Page 23
All the people who joined and inspired us!
AC thickers gold letters.
Some pink stuff!?

Page 24 
Paper bag, painted and stitched with tissue paper and washi.
Art by Marlene Mariposa stamps
Heidi Swapp frame
More pink stuff used?!?

Page 25
The quote of the weekend! Truth!
Jane Davenport girl

Page 26
Collaged random papers on Acrylic circle, layer of Gesso on top.
Jane Davenport stamp.
Random stamping and doodling
Art by Marlene stickers.

Back cover
Leanne Jago image transfer technique worked directly onto acrylic surface! I added lots of layers after that - gesso, Dina Wakley Acrylic paint, stamping, stencilling, doodling, splatters, etc. etc.

That is it! If you see a product you really liked (or NEED), then let me know and I can find it in store for you!

Thanks so much for looking.

Saturday, 25 April 2020

April Moodboard Brights

This months moodboard is amazing and is open to so much interpretation because of all the textures and the fabulous array of colours. I do hope you get an opportunity to create using the prompt for April.

I added colour by spraying a little Dylusions on my messy mat and then watering that down before picking up the colour onto the white cardstock. After I added a colour i then added a little more undiluted. I worked around in a general circle pattern when adding the colour. I have used Dylusions sprays - Lemon Zest, Cut Grass, Peony Blush, Vibrant Turquoise, London Blue, Periwinkle Blue, Squeezed Orange

I have used a Kinder Kreations stencil and a ALLS pencil and a little water to add the next layer to my layout. The black will help the bright colours really pop. Once this was dry I used an UM WOW stencil and a little Liquitex modelling paste over the layout at random places.

As the stencil was only a half design I added some stitching down the centre to 'tie it off' and so that I could add more stitching to the other side. I have opted to sew a black square border to frame my photo on the other side. I have also layered the photo in a little tissue paper and some pink printed paper.  

Some of the final touches were using some clear stickers from the Crate Paper range - Maggie Holmes Sunny Days. I have also added some AC Thickers - puffy colourful. The border was done using the Stabilo ALLS pencil, ruler and a little water, hand journalling added using a Fudeball pen.

I hope you have had an amazing weekend and that you will have an opportunity to have a go at this months moodboard - 5 sleeps to go so don't forget to upload your entry to the Facebook page Share & Inspire group April challenge album.

Friday, 24 April 2020

Art Journal Friday!

Hi Everyone...happy Friday to you!
I am back to show you a page in my art journal that features a Dina Wakley stamp that is fast  becoming my favourite to work with!
The stamp is "Thoughtful Women" and I cannot stop using it!!
So here is the page out of my Art BY Marlene Journal:

This page started as a paint smear using up left over paint from a previous project. The colours are all Dina Wakley Heavy Body Acrylic in Sky, Magenta, Blushing, Cheddar and night.
I used the Magenta Paint to add random print to the page, through an old Dina Wakley Stencil called "Affirmations"...this added some interest and cohesion to the background.

 I stamped the main focal image onto Dina Wakley's White On White Backgrounds collage Tissue with Archival ink, you can just see the white print peeking through. I then attached it to the page using Gel Medium Under and over the image.
I then went in and scribbled over the image with a Stabilo All pencil and black and white paint pens.

I added some "stitching" by using the Scrap FX "Sewing" rice paper and gel medium in random places and the used a stamp to add more script around the page.
Lastly I used Dina Wakley Gloss Spray in Night and Magenta to add a few splatters and my page was done!

Products Used: 
Dina Wakley Stamp: "Thoughtful Women"
Dina Wakley Heavy Body Acrylic: Sky, Magenta, Blushing, Cheddar and Night
Dina Wakley Stencil: "Affirmations"
Dina Wakley Gloss Spray: Night, Magenta.
Scrap FX Rice Paper: "Posing Ladies"
And that is all from me for today, I hope I have inspired you a little to get back into a little art this weekend....till next week my friends!