Dreamer of Dreams Frame – Art Anthology

Happy New Year Everyone!!!! Today I am sharing an altered frame using lots of Art Anthology mixed media goodies!!!

Dreamer of Dreams Frame by Farrel Tailor

I stared by painting my Dusty Attic chipboard frame with white gesso, then used Minx Shimmering Ink – Panche on the base and Sorbet Dimensional Paint – Vegas Gold on the top layer.

Next I tore a piece of paper from an old book and sprayed it with Colorations Sprays – Warm and Sandcastle. I then adhered this piece to the back of the chipboard frame.

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I stamped a mixture of butterflies onto some white cardstock (prima stamps) and used Minx Shimmering Ink – Panche and Colorations sprays – Plush, Peacock Feathers and Siesta Keys to colour the butterflies.

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I splattered with with some black gesso and adhere the chipboard frame to some black cardstock. I removed the glass from the my store bough frame before adhering my chipboard frame. I finished off by adding one of Tim Holtz Quote Chips to the center.

Dreamer of Dreams Frame by Farrel Tailor

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Mixed Media Album Cover – Art Anthology

Hi Everyone, today I am sharing an album I created as a Christmas present for a very dear friend of mine. There is a process video at the end of the blog so feel free to click on it.

Altered Album Cover

I used Frank Garcia’s Tall Album and applied Faber Castel’s Whipped Spackle through Art Anthology’s Art Nuveau stencil.
Art Nuveau Stencil

I then used a baby wipe and lightly rubbed black gesso all over. I then painted Velvet Dimensional Paint – Fiji

Fiji Velvet Paint

Once dry, I then used a spatula to applySorbet Dimensional Paint – Mermaid

Mermaid Sorbet paint

I highlighted the stenciled area with PaperArtsy Fresco Chalk Acylric paint – Mermaid. I used chipboard by Dusty Attic and my tags are from 7 Dots Studio Cotton Candy Dreams Range. The flowers I used are by Prima Marketing Inc – Flirty Fleur.

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I covered my chipboard, resin frame and metal butterfly in white gesso. I painted the butterfly with Sorbet Dimensional Paint – Mermaid

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I then used Colorations Spray – Peacock Feathers on the butterfly to add more dimension.

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I hope you enjoy the video xx

 

I hope you enjoy the video xx

farrel

Season’s Greetings Card – Art Anthology

Hi there everyone, I am back with another project share and today I decided to create a Christmas card. I know it is very rare of me to create a card but I thought it might be time to step out of my comfort zone for a little bit.

Season's Greetings Card by Farrel Tailor

  1. To start my card I used an old music sheet from my stash and sprayed all over using Colorations Spray – Warm. Once dry, I then tore to fit my card.

Warm colorations spray

2. I inked the edges of my music sheet with Vintage Photo archival Ink and then stenciled the whole area of the sheet using AA’s Clear Coat Dimensional Medium – Splashed and Art Deco stencil.

Art Deco stencil Splashed Sorbet Dimensional Paint

3. Next I painted my Green Tara large Poinsetta flower with Gold Metal Effects medium using a paint brush. I applied 2 coats of this for complete coverage.

Gold Metal Effects Paint

4. Next I used a paint brush to paint my chipboard flourishes using Minx Shimmering Ink – Decadent. Make sure you give this a good shake to make sure all the shimmering goodness is throughout the ink.

Minx Shimmering ink - Decadent

5. Then all there is needs to be done is adhere everything to the card and I found some Christmas stamps in my stash which I used on some white card stock and used Vintage Photo archival Ink. The backing of the sentiment I used some glitter paper and adhere a piece of ribbon from my stash also.

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Thanks for dropping by and I will be back very soon with more inspiration for you all

Farrel xx

My Sweetheart Layout – 3Quarter Designs

Hello there my crafty friends, today I am sharing my latest layout for 3Quarter Designs using there newest collection Natures Walk.

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Here is my layout using the following pieces from the collection – Vintage and Treasure Element sheets, Postcards and Forest Leather mat sheets, Tags and Plants patterned paper and the chipboard frame.

My Sweetheart by Farrel Tailor

For the background I tore in half “plants” pp and adhere it to “Tags” patterned paper.  I used Art Anthology’s Art Deco stencil with Stamperia Crackle Paste and used Distress Oxide Ink in Forest Moss to add some colour between the stenciled area. I stamped Kaisercraft’s script background stamp with Coffee Archival Ink.

My Sweetheart - 3Quarter Designs

The chipboard frame I cut in half and heat embossed using Stampendous Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel. The flowers I used are 49 and Market Vintage Shades Ecru Bouquet and Penelope Dee Serenade Blooms which I inked with Coffee Archival Ink

My Sweetheart layout 3Quarter Designs

The element sheets I did a little fussy cutting of the leaves, clock and frame (I also cut the middle out of the frame). I also used the tag from “Tags” patterned paper. I used the Postcard mat for my photo cluster  and Forest Leather for my photo mount. I added some Art Stones and and Distress Oxide Sprays – Vintage Photo and Forest Moss for some splatters in the background.

Natures Walk Collection

Thank you so much for dropping by and I hope you all enjoy the rest of your week

Farrel xx

 

 

Paradise Found Layout – Art Anthology

Hi there my creative lovelies!! Today I am sharing my newest project for Art Anthology.

At the end of the blog is my process video – feel free to check it out xx

  1. To begin with I applied a thin coat of clear gesso to my patterned paper. Why do I do this you may ask? It is to seal the paper so that I can add my mediums to the paper without it buckling. Once dry I then using AA’s stencil Keyhole and Velvet Dimensional Paint – Brownie.

2. After drying the stenciled area with my heat tool, I then applied some clear crackle medium and dried again. I then sprayed the crackled area with water and using a paint brush I applied Siesta Key and Granny Smith Colorations Sprays.

3. I sprayed my flowers with water and then sprayed Colorations Spray – Sandcastle. I used my heat tool to dry the flowers.

4. I painted the flowers with Minx Shimmering Ink – Decadent using a paint brush. I also painted my chipboard title with the same ink.

5. I then adhered all my pieces to the layout along with mini prillz and art stones. And finished the layout off with some stamping.

I used these products on my project:

Stencil – Keyhole

Colorations Sprays – Siesta Key, Granny Smith, Sandcastle

Minx Shimmering Ink – Decadent

Velvet Dimensional Paint – Brownie

I hope you enjoyed my art journal page with  Art Anthology products!  For more ideas visit us on Pinterest and also join our Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Thanks for stopping by

Farrel xx

 

In Nature Mixed Media Canvas

Hello there my lovelies!!!! Well I am sure most of you would have seen the latest 3Quarter Designs release over the weekend – Seasons Palette…… and all I can say is WOW!!! I thought for this collection I would create a mixed media canvas and I can see a lot of layouts being created with this collection too….. just stunning!

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I was planning on recording my process with this project but silly me forgot to charge my phone first and then I didn’t realise that the video had stopped recording…. oops. Anyway I shall give you a quick tutorial on my canvas – So I used a 5×7 inch canvas and covered it using the paper with Hydrangeas on it.

Nature Mixed Media Canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used a palette knife to scrape some black gesso around the edges. I painted the film strip chipboard from the collection, my resin frame and metal butterfly with black gesso. For the frame and butterfly I used Art Alchemy Waxes to add some colour.

Mixed Media Canvas Seasons Palette by Farrel Tailor

Using the same patterned paper, I tore 2 strips using the lighter part of the paper and inked with Distress Archival Inks and adhere to both sides of the film strip. I also cut the quote strip at the bottom of the paper and mounted them onto the “Pine” photo mats.

Seasons Palette canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used alcohol inks to add colour to my glass pebbles (gold mixative and Valencia) and inked my cheese cloth using Art Anthology’s Minx Shimmering Inks – Decadent. Then I added my flowers and art stones.

Thanks for dropping by and I will be back with another project soon

Farrel xx

 

Dreamer Mixed Media Tag – 3 Quarter Designs

Hello there my creative lovelies, today I am sharing a mixed media tag I created for 3 Quarter Designs using their new collection – Dreamers Flight. If you haven’t seen this collection yet then you are in for a treat as it is just gorgeous!!!!

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For my tag I did use a chipboard tag and adhered “Flight” patterned paper. I applied some crackle medium to the background and then used Art Anthology’s Colorations Spray – Patience over the top. I then stamped a script stamp randomly over the sprayed area with black archival ink.

Dreamer mixed media tag by Farrel Tailor

I the heart and word “Dreamer” are from the collections quotes and elements sheet. I applied some glossy accents to the word Dreamer. I used resin wings, key and stars and painted them with Art Alchemy Sparks paint and then highlighted with a wax.

Dreamer Tag by Farrel Tailor

I stamped the butterflies and coloured them using Distress Oxide Ink. To finish the tag I added an assortment of flowers, micro beads, art stones and sisal. I just love how this tag turned out.

Thanks for dropping by and I can’t wait to show you my next project real soon.

Farrel xx