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November 28, 2012

Artistic Outpost Releases Cowgirl Strength and Auld Lang Syne

I'm excited to share with you two projects I created using the new Cowgirl Strength plate being released at Artistic Outpost today!

I love the bold vintage style of these stamps!  They lend themselves nicely to both Mixed Media and card making!

My first piece is a 4" x 6" Mixed Media Canvas

Mixed Media - stamps Artistic Outpost Cowgirl Strength
The background is created with pieces of pattern paper from the My Minds Eye Lost and Found Ruby Collection, Gesso, paints, Stencils and stamps from the Cowgirl Strength plate.  The Cowgirl is stamped on a scrap piece of pattern paper, her outfit was also stamped on scraps and pieced over the stamped image.  A bit of color was added with STAEDTLER Mars Graphic Markers to her skin.  The sentiment was also stamped on scraps with the "stitch" stamp added to the edges.  The banner was stamped onto the Canvas, then stamped again on to scrap pieces of pattern paper and pieced into place. To pull a bit more of the red into the background, I used Red Paint and the Crafters Workshop Pardise Stencil. To make the stamped images pop, I drew around them with a Black Lumocolor Marker from STAEDTLER.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Cowgirl Strength
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Other - Gesso, My Minds Eye Lost and Found Collection Ruby, Modge Podge, Canvas Board, Staedtler Mars Graphic Marker/Lumocolor Black Marker, Paint (Red, Blue, Pink), Crafters Workshop Paradise Stencil

Inspired by this weeks Mojo Monday Sketch, I created a CAS card using images from the Cowgirl Strength plate.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Cowgirl Strength
Details: Stamps - Artistic Outpost Cowgirl Strength
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Blue, Black
Other - My Minds Eye Lost and Found Portobello  Road, Spellbinders Circle Die, Ink Blending Tool, Big Shot 

The other plate being released today is Auld Lang Syne, which features New Year images and was designed to coordinate with the Artistic Outpost Picture Star Plate.

Looking for more inspiration using the November Releases, be sure to stop by and see what the other designers created:

Thanks for stopping by!

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Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous Lisa, I absolutely love the rich colour tones in the first and the paper piecing is perfect. Love the muted tones and layout of the second. Gorgeous. Tracy x

Words and Pictures said...

Just love the funky distressing in your first card - she looks amazing against that atmospheric background. and the simplicity of the second really shows off these fab new stamps - wow!
Alison x

Suzanne C said...

Wow! Love the texture in your MM art! Would love to see this in person as I bet the details are even more fabulous IRL. The clean design on your second card makes the image really pop and is beautiful!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

How about that artsy fartsy fab piece of art you made, just love the textures and colors, great project! Love the CAS lines of card 2.

Debbie K. said...

Great looking cards Lisa! Love the new stamps too:)

Yvonne Garner said...

Brilliant! I love both pieces. Love all all the pops of color in the first one and the stitching on both of them really adds something. Great new stamp plates! Best, Yvonne

Inkypinkycraft said...

Two great maes, the background in the firstis stunning! Trace x

Terry said...

Fabulous Mixed Media! Love how wonderfully all the elements work together! Beautiful job on both! Have a great day!

Netty said...

Fabulous canvas and loving your card Lisa, x

Shelly Schmidt said...

Lisa- the canvas is fabulous! So many fab details- love the colors and the papers and the images....... And love the CAS design on your 2nd card.

Anita Houston The Artful Maven said...

That canvas is fabulous...texture and color amazing...and the image is strong and very empowering...Pinning! Love the new sets!

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