Thursday, March 16, 2017

Greatest Treasures!

WOW! We are having a fun week! Stampendous is working with the wonderful products provided to us by DecoArt for our projects. Our two teams have been sharing ideas all week with a grand finale hop on Friday!

Of course there are Prizes!!!!! 
Comment to win one of three HUGE prize packages that includes Andy Skinner stamps and DecoArt Media™ Paint plus more!  US winners only, see Stampendous Official Contest Rules here for more details.
Want to see all that’s in each prize package? Take a look below:

  • ASCRS07 Cling Handle with Care
  • ASCRS08 Cling Skuldoggery
  • ASCRS09 Cling Unexplained
  • Quinacridone Magenta
  • Cobalt Turquoise Hue
  • Cobalt Teal Hue
  • Primary Magenta
  • Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide
  • Paynes Gray
  • Carbon Black
  • Titanium White
  • Prussian Blue Hue
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Quinacridone Gold
  • Diarylide Yellow
  • Pyrrole Red
  • Green Gold
  • Primary Yellow Media Mister
  • Titanium White Antiquing Cream
  • Patina Antiquing Cream
  • 8oz Bottle Lamp Black Americana Acrylic Pain
SNEAK PEEK!!!   Today I've created a little canvas that combines one of our new stamp sets from the Stampendous April release with paints and other products from DecoArt.

Greatest Treasures
SSC1262 Nautical Treasures PCS
Frantage Color Fragments - Ochre, Taupe, Chiffon
MPW811 Multi Media White Paper

MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
DWDPK Palette Knife

4" x 4" x 1" Canvas
DecoArt White Gesso
DecoArt media Fluid Acrylics - Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide, Green Gold, Cobalt Turquoise Hue, Titan Buff, Burnt Umber
DecoArt media Crackle Paste
DecoArt Decou-Page matte
Copic Sketch Markers - Y15, YR000, YR21, YR24, R32, R35, E31, E33, E53, E93, BG10, BG13, BG18, G12, G17, YG93, YG95, T1, T3, 100
Archival Ink - Jet Black
Dries Clear Glue
ZipDry Adhesive
Foam Tape
Heat Tool
Ephemera - shells, grass, feathers

Step 1: Paint the canvas with a coat of White Gesso, let dry (or use a heat tool)
Step 2:  Paint the canvas with the fluid acrylics, let dry
Step 3: Use Archival Jet Black ink to randomly stamp the greatest Treasures saying around the canvas
Step 4:  Use the palette knife to apply a thin coat of Crackle paste near the bottom edge of the canvas, let dry thorougly until well crackled
Step 5:  Stamp the treasure chest image on white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black, color with Copic Markers
Step 6:  Cut out the colored image dividing it into three sections, edge with a black marker, wipe a very thin coat of decou-Page on both sides of each piece, let dry
Step 7: When the Crackle Paste is dry, paint with a wash of Titan Buff and Burnt Umber, let dry
Step 8: Use foam tape to add the treasure chest pieces (one in the front, one on each side)

Step 9: Use ZipDry to apply the ephemera around the canvas, use dries clear glue to add the Color Fragments

For today's list of designers, see these blogs:

Stampendous Blog

Happy Creating,


Sabrina said...

OH WOW!!!! Your canvas is absolutely gorgeous and oh so stunningly beautiful!!!!

barbara macaskill said...

W O W ! ! ! Mind blown! This is an absolutely gorgeous creation! I love the pop of color from the chest and jewels and the darker background! Stunning and magnificent!!! When (if) I grow up I want to be as talented as you are! :-) TFS!

Jean said...

What a beautiful canvas! The colors are perfect and I love all the fabulous details!

sharon g said...

How cute. I really like the background!!

Unknown said...

Lusciously rich colors and fun creativity! j.

Mary Holshouser said...

this is wonderful.
You get the underwater feel.
the treasure check really pops.
Love how you also colored the
sides and added embellishments
to match those on the front.
Fantastic piece.
thanks for sharing.

Candy C said...

Beautiful canvas!!! Love everything about it!

Amy Martin said...

Gorgeous!!!! The colors are great and I really love your use of the feathers on your canvas. I've always wanted to put feathers on my canvases but haven't as of yet. Now I think I'm going to.

Chris Dring said...

Wow! What a gorgeous seaside canvas!

Becca Yahrling said...

What a fabulous work of art. It's lovely and I just love all the dimension you achieved.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Very cool project. Love that you carried all the details to the outer edges. TFS

Jackie P said...

WOW! Love your gorgeous canvas!! So much texture, colors and details!! Thanks for sharing all of the steps!

JPScraps said...

Awesome canvas!! Love the treasure scene..

Carol said...

What a fun project! I love seeing all these wonderful ideas!

Carol B

Helen Gullett said...

That is amazing amazing amazing art work piece! Just WOW!

Jackie PN said...

I absolutely love this canvas! Your background coloring is beautiful, so peaceful !
Jackie ")