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Sunday, 3 November 2013

Zoe - Week # 44 "Mixing with mediums"

Good morning Lovelies, hope your all well?

This week the challenge for Premium Craft Brands DT is mixing with mediums, I've had a go is all I'm saying lol!

We are aware at PCB that not everyone has different mediums to play with or even want to, so this week we are making it "Anything Goes"

I've just used a bit of a cardboard box and took the top layer off revealing the corrugated innards, I mixed together Maimeri Matt Gel Medium and Red Chromium oxide shade Pan Pastel and just smeared in on with a spatula and left it over night to dry, using my fingertips I smeared over various golds and coppers of the Metallic Pan Pastels, I must say "it does look better in the flesh" the stamps and embellishments are Tim Holtz, the pen nib stamped image once I inked it I covered with the Maimeri Glassy medium, again the photo really doesn't do it justice, this was a little out of my comfort zone, but enjoyed it, I hope you like it?

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Karen Clare said...

Love this Zoe, it's fab, thank you for the inspiration xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful done looks great Zoe.

gr karin

Avril Ann said...

Love all the texture here, Zoe, brilliant hun xxx

Wendy McCarthy said...

Lovely Zoe! Great idea to use the cardboard and the paint colours are fab! xx

Stamping With Bibiana said...

Hey Zoe: your card is so clever, I like the use of the corrugated paper! and YESm, on my card some people do NOT like at all Halloween, skeletons or other dead stuff, me neither specially when it is HORRIBLY scary or bloody :)
hugs bibiana

Claire said...

Gorgeous rusty effect on that background Zoe, lovely vintage project
Claire xx

Eileen said...

So different from you Zoe ... love it.
Eileen xxx

Pauline Butcher said...

Oooohhhhh lovely and grungy, fabulous idea, I love recycling cardboard and the metallic lustre you've achieved is great. Hugs P xxx