Saturday, February 20, 2016

Mixed Media Tag - "Watercolor Flower"

I made this background a few month's back following a tutorial by DeeDee Catron. I liked it so much, I decided to recreate it on a tag.



 
One of my favorite techniques is using stamps to create watercolor paintings. The trick is to stamp the image with a light colored water-soluble ink, then color it with watercolors. I really like how this flower from the Tim Holtz Flower Garden Stamp Set turned out. It really looks like I painted it myself!


Be sure to click the links above to check out DeeDee's tutorial as well as my journal page if you haven't seem them! Also, the complete supply list is linked at the bottom of this post.

 I was going to add a little word sticker, but I like the flower image so much I wanted it to stand out on it's own.
 Another of my favorite techniques: using different drywall tapes and texture paste thru stencils for texture, then going over it with a glaze to catch all the cracks and crevices.


THANKS FOR LOOKING!
~Jenn
Supply List:
For the Gelli Print:
Gelli Plate: http://amzn.to/1MtMw4g
Dina Wakley Media Acrylic Paint:
Sky: http://amzn.to/1MDen8v
Turquois: http://amzn.to/1MtMJEN
Crafter’s Workshop Stencil 6x6 “Palms”: http://amzn.to/1MtMNnR
Homemade chevron Stencil
SUPPLIES:
Dina Wakley Media Gel Medium: http://amzn.to/1MtMOYW
Liquitex Super Heavy Gesso: http://amzn.to/20phKnD or http://tinyurl.com/h9rtcrs (better price)
Drywall Joint Tape: http://amzn.to/20qep7N
Circles Drywall Tape: http://amzn.to/1NodM9w
Liquitex Light Modeling Paste: http://amzn.to/1KNpa8M or http://tinyurl.com/ha4g6r5 (better price)
Crafter’s Workshop Specimens Stencil; http://amzn.to/1TrkjUl
Golden Acrylic Glazing Liquid (Satin): http://amzn.to/1knMKDH or
 http://tinyurl.com/z6rhyvh (better price)
Golden Fluid Acrylic in Cobalt Turquois: http://amzn.to/1OkE51G or http://tinyurl.com/hw4abya (better price)
Golden Heavy Body Acrylic in Teal: http://tinyurl.com/jqa8bya
Dina Wakley Media Acrylic Paint in Night: http://amzn.to/1MDeoJE
Black Staz-On: http://amzn.to/1OcKA45
Distress Ink in Spun Sugar: http://amzn.to/1Trly5N
Distress Ink in Peeled Paint: http://amzn.to/219k69C
Tim Holtz Flower Garden Stamp Set: http://amzn.to/1STbqmT
Distress Marker in Ripe Persimmon: http://amzn.to/1STbvqG
Distress Marker in Mowed Lawn: http://amzn.to/1ROy3Hw
Distress Marker Tube Set of 12 (has all Distress Marker colors I used in this video):http://amzn.to/1STbDGw
Peerless Watercolor in Scarlet Lake: http://tinyurl.com/hv8z4bs
Peerless Watercolor in Scarlot Vermillion: I couldn’t find a single of this, see set listed below.
Distress Marker in Picked Raspberry: http://amzn.to/219kq8n
Peerless Watercolor in Warm Sepia: http://tinyurl.com/z6okagn
Peerless Watercolor Set of 40 (this is the set I have): http://tinyurl.com/zf38k8d
Peerless Watercolor Set (This is the set I have, but smaller and on a palette):http://tinyurl.com/zq6ovtf
Simply Simmons Watercolor Brush: http://amzn.to/1STc7fR
Golden Heavy Body Paint in Titanium White: http://tinyurl.com/jxxdvk2
Golden Gesso: http://tinyurl.com/zfsaksu
Liquitex Basics Acrylic in Neutral Grey Value 5: http://tinyurl.com/zzrtwvq
Liquitex Basics Acrylic Sets (great value, lots of colors): http://tinyurl.com/gt4mjyq
Golden Heavy Body Paint in Payne’s Grey: http://tinyurl.com/hjmejsu
Coats & Clark Black Thread: http://amzn.to/1STbMtM
Janome SchoolMate Sewing Machine: http://amzn.to/1STbPpj

Items Used For (most) Every Project:
Dina Wakley Paint Brushes: http://amzn.to/1RwKc0P
Ranger CraftMat Non-Stick Work Surface: http://amzn.to/1KNpPHf
Fabri-Tac: http://amzn.to/1KNqQ26
Black Watercolor Pencil: http://amzn.to/20tv0rx
Stabilo Marks-All Pencil: http://amzn.to/20tv2iX
Collage Pauge (from Amazon): http://amzn.to/1lhZcFH
Collage Pauge (from Joann’s): http://tinyurl.com/jqzbuhs
Plastic Palette Knives (from Amazon): http://amzn.to/1MlEIm2
Plastic Palette Knives (from Joann’s): http://tinyurl.com/h4gy8v8
Darice Heating Tool: http://amzn.to/1lhZkoM
Golden Gesso: http://amzn.to/1kIAePl
Golden Gesso (from DickBlick): http://tinyurl.com/zfsaksu
Project Life Date Stamp: http://amzn.to/1kIADkw
Dina Wakley Gel Medium: http://amzn.to/20N3oO8
Black Staz-on: http://amzn.to/1OcKA45
 

PLACES TO FIND ME:
Instagram @mixedmediajenn
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/MixMediaJenn/
Twitter: @mixmediajenn
Blog: www.mixedmediajenn.blogspot.com
YouTube: www.youtube.com/users/jenniferengle22
Email is the easiest way to get a quick response from me:
Gmail: jenniferengle22@gmail.com
Write to me (be sure to include a return address!):
Jenn Engle
PO Box 385
Leesport, Pa 19533
USA

 

 

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