Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #36 “Put a Stamp on it”

Hello all,

Posting my entry for the Mixed Media Challenge #36 “Put a Stamp on it” hosted by Mixed Media Monthly.

Below is the image of the 4″ by 8″ canvas that I painted with Adirondack Acrylics.  I then used a new brand of modeling paste (by Theresa Collins) that I picked up recently to apply texture using a stencil (dots).  I really like this product; it dries quickly, applies easily and held up nicely to the multiple layers of product that I applied. This just might be my new favorite modeling paste.  Next I used some Matte Mist and Glimmer mist to add some additional shine and color to the canvas.

I am loving the Acrylic paint and Rubbing Alcohol technique that I have been using lately.  What a fun way to add some really neat design to a project!  I also thought it worked well with the circle theme I was going for on this canvas.

To “Put a Stamp on it”, I used a script stamp in the back ground to add some layering/dimension and a dragonfly image as my focal point.  To finish, I embellished with a variety of metal pieces, beads, string and some lace ribbon.

Hope you found a bit of inspiration in this piece!

Materials:

Adirondack Acrylics by Ranger
BMG Creations Embellishment Kit
Twine by American Crafts
Modeling Paste by Teresa Collins
Archival Ink by Ranger
Matte & Glazing Medium by Liquitex
Glitter Gel Pens by KaiserCraft
Stencil by Recollections
Paris Flea Market Script Stamp by Club Scrap
Elegant Artsy Swirls Dragonfly stamp by innovativestamcreations.com
Other misc. embellishments
Sparks Acrylic Paint by Prima Marketing Inc.
Plain Jane Simply Sheer Matte mist, My Tattered Angels
Glimmer Mist, My Tattered Angels

Happy day!
L

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