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The little crafter show: Mix media Monday

     So before I start an update on al cricut sale will be ending soon so head on over to my website  for links which yes I get a small commission on, just want to be clear and fair. Now let's get into some mix media fun.

     Giving myself about 5 to 10 minutes, looking high and low for what to do use for todays mix media page. This page seemed to came together like, dare I say like magic. It was so easy, fun and great texture.
     Your probably  wondering why I only give myself a couple of minutes to gather up my supplies, I don't want to over think it and I want to come together as naturally as possible. I think that if you have theme or a style then it wont come out as plan but if you go in blank working on a page, it's like magic.
   Sometimes I do get lucky an idea or style does come with little or few changes. I also feel that you take this route in your mix media work that be flexible to change. I even get luck and no changes are needed. Each page is full of surprises and I always learn something new of each page.

List of supplies:

5x8 mix media page
scrapbooking paper - I used a Halloween collection, digital   set recollection or Tim Holtz paper which I ripped into smaller pieces.

Liquitex ultra mate media gel - I used to glue everything down on this page. I used a palette knife to apply to the paper. 

Liquitex gesso - I used gesso for the edge of the page, brushing outward from the center with a foam paint brush. I also use a palette once I poured out of the bottle.

Tim Hotlz tag stencil - I used a foam bush with some gesso to add more texture to the page, pull some of the color back, and add more of a cohesiveness to the page.

Tag - I believe was about 4x5, glued it down to the page and added the stencil design page.

NYC tourist stencil - I used the word Brooklyn, just was calling to me and it is home.

Art anthology  lava stone effects - wanted something bold, rough but beautiful to really draw your eye to the center of the page.

Tim Holtx grunge embellishment - I used a butterfly or angel wing, it just seem to fit, painted with gesso, glued to the tag which is glued down to the page.

Liquitex glass bead gel - love this stuff, rough and clear texture. I wanted something that would not take a from the world now in the center of the page but to help add and stay alone, glass bead gel fit the bill.
photo taken by Eileen the little crafter.
Brooklyn mix media Monday page.

photo take by Eileen the little crafter


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