Hi, Hi, Welcome back to another post. I would love to share with you a fun mixed media project I got to sit down and make. My hubby had given me a variety of scrapes he was going to throw out. I knew I wanted to use the new wood pieces that were in the store. I choose to use the large oval wood decor.
I made a short video of the creative process.
I added a layer of paper to the base of the wood. After letting that dry I added some stamping with the Distress Text Stamp. I wanted to pull more elements from the paper.
Using the Distress Clocks Stencil, I added embossing medium through it and embossing powder, I think I should have used the stamp pad instead of the dabber. It got a little gunky. But I knew I was going to cover most of it up so I wasnt too worked up about it.
I added some thick texture with some sand paste and the Harlequin Stencil. Because it was so thick, I had to set it aside for awhile and move onto something else while I waited.
Once everything was dry, this is were the fun begins, I start to build up the focal points with the chipboard, metal pieces and little bits and bobs I have laying around.
Once the front is finished, I begin work on the back with patching together old, I mean old (1870’s) paper from old medical publications and books. I cover with a thick layer of crackle glaze and set aside to dry. Once it is all dry I age it with some “dirty wash” paint.
I hope you enjoy the project today, I really had fun making this one. Stay creative and thanks for stopping by!
Oval Home Decor
Andy Skinner Artist Pigment Paint Payne’s Grey
Andy Skinner Artist Pigment Paint Raw Umber
Andy Skinner Super Matte Varnish
Finnabair Texture Paste, Embellishments and Wax