Altered Suitcase

Hi Everyone, today for my tutorial I am sharing a mini suitcase I altered for Snip Art.

There is a process video at the end of the blog if you would like to watch.

I started by cutting my background ornamental chipboard to size and applied Finnabair’s liquid acrylic paint in Burnt Seinna.

For the cogs, I heat embossed the cogs with WOW embossing powder Weathered Gold. I painted the first layer of the balloon with liquid acrylic paint in Burnt Seinna and then heat embossed the top layer with WOW embossing powder Crusty Copper.

I covered the title and compass with Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink. The feather arrow and frame stamp chipboard I covered with Old Paper Distress Oxide ink.

I used Finnabair’s Matte Wax in Rusty Red and Rusty Brown on the outside of the suitcase to age it.

 

Snip Art Products Used

Thanks for dropping by xx

Reach For The Stars Art Journal Page

Hi there creative lovelies!!! Today I am up on the Snip Art blog with my art journal page I created using the Reach For The Stars collection.
There is a process video at the end of the blog if you would like to watch me in action.
I used a watercolour cardstock as my base and with a blending brush I used Distress Oxide Inks to create my galaxy. I also watered down some white paint to splatter some stars.
In the video you will see I originally heat embossed the stars but I felt the colours were too close to the background so I decided to leave them raw which is very new to me.
Reach for the stars by Farrel Tailor
For the Planets, I used my aqua pen and Distress Oxide inks to add colour and I love how they turned out. For the title I used Finnabair’s Sparks paint and I also watered down the left overs and splattered onto the background to add some shimmer. To finish off the page, I added some paper dolls and used my Fineline Applicator to doodle around the edges.
Here is my video, I hope you enjoy it

 

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Thanks for dropping in and I look forward in sharing my next project with you all soon xx

 

Lindy’s Stamp Gang April Challenge – Art Journal Cover

Hi Everyone, so I thought I would give the Lindy’s Stamp Gang April Challenge a go….. I love these colours. If you would like to also join in on the challenge please click here for their blog. I also have a process video at the end of the blog if you would like to see my create my cover.

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I used LSG magical shakers Alphine Ice Rose, Polka Purple and Flat Fabio Spray Raspberry Lemonade on my background. For the butterfly wings I used Finnabair’s Don’t Forget To Fly stamp with with Guten Tag Teal & Time Travel Teal. I used a transparency to stamp the wings onto.

Art Journal Cover by Farrel Tailor

I used 2 background stamps – Uniquely Creative Numeric stamp and PaperArtsy EM49 Electica stamp designed by Seth Apter. I also used used TCW554s Mini Butterfly Collage stencil along with TCW9015 Black Licorice acrylic paint through the stencil and in my Fineline Applicator which I used to doodle around the edges.

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To finish off the cover, I used Tim Holtz Paper Dolls and also his Quote Chips which I inked around the edges using Vintage Photo Archival Ink.

Here is the video, I hope you like it and it inspires you to join in this month.

 

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

 

Aussie YouTube Hops August Challenge

Hey Hey and happy weekend!!!! Well it’s that time again for the Aussie Youtube hops share and this month we had to use animals on our project or to inspire us and to limit our craft products to 6.

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The link to my video is below and I also have a list of the products used at the end of the video. Make sure you check out everyone else’s videos too!

Aussie YouTube Hops August Challenge

 

Be Awesome Today – LSG June Challenge

Hi there everyone!!! Today I am sharing my take on the Lindy’s Stamp Gang June 2019 Challenge. This is my first time doing their challenge and I loved every minute creating my mini disc. I just adore this colour combo! If you would like to join in this month, click here to go to their blog.

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For my background, I applied some TCW9001 white gesso to a chipboard disc along with some stamping, I used a Tim Holtz stamp and stencil set with black Versafine. I then added some crackle medium through TCW790 Micro Bricks stencil.

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I then started building my background colour. I started off with Lindy’s Stamp Gang Starburst Squirts – Emerald Eh? Once it was dry I then applied Starburst Squirts – Loonie Toonie Teal.

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I added Art Alchemy Wax – Firebird onto the stenciled area but thought it needed a little bit more orange so I mixed white gesso, water and Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magical Shaker – Oktoberfest Orange and splattered onto the disc.

I also used Tim Holtz paper dolls, small talk sticker sheets and vintage design tape.

Thanks for dropping by and make sure you click on the process video below… I apologise for the 2 light discs on my table xx

Seaside Escape – Dusty Attic Mood Board Challenge

Hey there my lovely followers, today I am sharing my interpretation of this month’s mood board challenge for Dusty Attic. And can I just say, I love this mood board!!! The theme and colours are right up my alley!!! At the end of the blog I have a process video so please feel free to check it out.

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Seaside Escape by Farrel Tailor

For my background papers I used 49 and Market Captured Adventures – The Journey and Far Away Land. I used Paper Artsy Fresco Chalk Acrylic Paint – Mermaid and Caribbean Sea and white gesso for the background colour of the layout.

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I covered all my chipboard pieces in white gesso and used Paper Artsy Fresco Chalk Acrylic Paint – Mermaid and Caribbean Sea to cover the starfish, page pebble and wordpl@y (seaside escape). Then applied some archival ink in Sepia and Coffee to add the different tones for brown. I also dry brushed the flowers with white gesso to tone the colour down.

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For the ship wheel I heat embossed using Stampendous Aged Taupe Embossing Enamel. I tore a piece of corrugated cardstock and using my finger rubbed some white gesso around the edges. To colour the cheesecloth I used Prima Color Bloom spray – Summer Sky and 13 Arts Ayeeda Chalk Mist – Turquoise.

Dusty Attic Jan 2019 Mood Board by Farrel Tailor

To finish off the layout I added some art stones and glass beads. Please feel free to check out my process video below.

Dusty Attic Products

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Starfish #2

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Page Pebbles #6

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Skeleton Fish Mini

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Mini Tabs #4

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Ships Wheels

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Light Houses #2

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Foliage #10

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Corrugated Cardstock

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Thanks for dropping by and I hope my project has inspired you to join us this month for the mood board challenge.

xx

Farrel Tailor

 

Just Be Happy Art Journal Page

Happy Thursday Everyone! Today is my turn at The Crafter’s Workshop Blog and I am sharing this page I created using photo paper, Distress Oxides and of course TCW Products. There is also a process video at the end of the blog if you wish to watch me in action.

The Crafter’s Workshop provided me with some product to create this project. The opinions I share are solely my own.

For this I used my large Dina Wakely art journal, I am still trying to get use to using such a large journal but who doesn’t love stepping out of their comfort zone? lol

To being I used a sheet of A4 glossy photo paper and apply my distress oxides to the paper using a rubber brayer and also using the smooshing technique.

I used my heat tool to dry between colours. Then used TCW812 Coronet Wreath with more Distress Oxides.

Now for the magical part….. I used a baby wipe to wipe away the oxides and POW!!! The end result is amazing!! The colours are vibrant

I used as make up sponge to apply TCW9002 Black Gesso to TCW749 Floating City.

I used TCW9002 Black Gesso to cover up a page in my journal that I did some experimenting on a while ago. Then for a border, I used TCW804 Mesh Blocks to add some doodling with my Uni Posca white pen.

After adhering my photo paper to the page, I then added some stamping for a title and just like that another art journal page done. Here is the video….

Thanks for dropping and I look forward to sharing my next project with you all soon xx

 

Take Risks Art Journal Page

Hello there my lovelies!!! Today is my turn on The Crafter’s Workshop’s blog and I have created this art journal entry. I also have a process video which you can watch at the end of the blog.

The Crafter’s Workshop provided me with some product to create this project. The opinions I share are solely my own.

I begin with building my background using Dylusions Paint in Squeezed Orange and Vibrant Turquoise and TCW9016 Spun Sugar Heavy Body Acrylic Paint. I use my rubber brayer to apply light coverage to my art journal pages.

Once dry I add some splatters using the left over paint. Then using a make up sponge I apply TCW9016 Spun Sugar Heavy Body Acrylic Paint with TCW773s Connected Dots.

Next I randomly apply Vibrant Turquoise paint with TCW764s Scrambled Numbers and dry with my heat gun.

The next layer I use TCW361s Mini Tiny Circles with Squeezed Orange paint.

And for the last layer I use TCW336s Mini Letters with Funky Fuchsia paint.

At the moment I am loving having a border on my art journal pages so here I used some washi tape around the edges and applied TCW9022 Black Gesso with a paint brush.

I stamped my sentiment and image onto some white cardstock and used a Stabilo Aquarellable Pencil for some shading. Then added splatters using TCW9016 Spun Sugar and TCW9015 Black Licorice paint which I watered down.

Thanks for dropping in

Farrel xx