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August 12, 2014

Think and Wonder - Mixed Media

I still had product out in my studio from that I hadn't cleaned up from the Mixed Media cards I created last week, so I set out to see what else I could create.

The background panel is created using the Gelli Arts Plate, and  DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Coastal Waters, Flamingo, Cotton Ball and Orange Sherbet and a stencil from Just a Trace.  I actually pulled a few prints on Mixed Media paper and one of Pattern Paper before deciding on which piece to use for the background.

Here's some photos of my creative process

After pulling one of the prints on Mixed Media card stock, I left the stencil in place and stamped the script from the Artistic Outpost Ephemera Backgrounds plate in Black Archival. I cleaned the stencil, then place it back over the print and outlined the stencil using a STAEDTLER Fineliner.  I wanted to add a bit more depth to the panel, so I used adhered the stencil to the print with Eclipe Tape and Dry Embossed both the print panel and an additional piece of Mixed Media card stock for my card base.

To finish the card, I stamped the children from the Think and Wonder plate in Black Archival Ink on Vanilla card stock, cut them from their background, sponged the edges in Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress ink and colored them using STAEDTLER Ergo Soft Pencils and Watercolor Markers.  Then adhered them in place using Decou-Page. To add a little more dimension, I applied DecoArt Modeling Paste through a stencil.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Think and Wonder, Ephemera Backgrounds
Card Stock - Mixed Media, Vanilla, Black, Bahama Breeze
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Other - Just a Trace Stencil, STAEDTLER Fineliner/Ergo Soft Colored Pencils/Markers, DecoArt Gesso/Modeling Paste/Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Coastal Waters, Flamingo, Cotton Ball and Orange Sherbet/Decou-Page, Stampers Anonymous Stencil, Ink Blending Tool, Big Shot

Challenges Entered - Mixed Media Challenge #3 Stencils with Modeling PasteThe Mixed Media Card Challenge #2 Summer (the colors of paint remind me of summer), Ecletic Paperie - Embossing

Don't forget if you use Artistic Outpost stamps, be sure to enter the Show Us Your AO Art Challenge, for a chance to win an Artistic Outpost Gift Certificate!

Thanks for stopping by!

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My Paper Epiphany said...

Love, love, love! You have inspired me to get my Geliplate out! Thanks for joining us at the Mixed Media Card Challenge

Micki said...

This is fabulous. OMG, love that background and the colors too. Wonderful, wonderful card! And I love how you used your gelli prints. Awesome card. So glad you joined us in our August ePlay Embossing Challenge.

Lynn K said...

Love the background on your card! It was great to see your step by step process! Thanks for joining us in this month's Mixed Media Monthly Challenge "Stencils and Pastes.

Rachel said...

very pretty card. i really love the outlining around the stencil. that adds such a great highlight to the rest of your card. Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

maria f. said...

Can I just say I'm head over heels in love with your background?!?! Wow. Thank you for joining us at MMCC #2 with this beaut.

Donna B. said...

Gorgeous card! Love how you made the background. Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

Mary-Ann Maldonado said...

Wow, this is stunning. Love your color choices and the use of stencils! Thanks for participating in the ePlay challenge over at eclectic Paperie!

Sue Lelli said...

GORGEOUS, Lisa! LOVE your gelli prints and the dry embossing is such a FAB detail! THX for playing with us at the ePlay Embossing Challenge!

sannalippert said...

stunning, artsy card! love it! glad you joined in with us at MMCC!!!

Anonymous said...

Loved hearing about your technique, fabulous card!!!Thanks for playing along with us at Mixed Media Card Challenge

Melanie said...

Great take on the challenge. Thanks for joining the August Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

Elina Stromberg said...

Thanks for sharing with us your creative process. I need to give it a try, too!
I love your card. There's so much feeling in it. <3
Thanks for playing with us at MMCC. Hope to see you with us again in September!

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