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2020-07-30

June 2020 winner

Hello friends,

Seeing so many beautiful entries for our challenges is always a huge pleasure and we feel very blessed to have our community of super talented scrapbookers and mixed-media artist.



The winner of our June challenge is Mukta Parvatikar-Maniar with this project:


Congratulations to Mukta. Please, contact us at: store@mixedmediaplace.com to claim your prize. Also please write an e-mail to me - dt@mixedmediaplace.com because we would like to invite you to be our Guest Designer :)


We are happy that we can feature (in no particular order) some amazing projects, created for our challenge:






















Thank you for visiting us today and please do not miss our current challenge xxx
Tusia Lech

2020-07-29

Mechanical moon by Nirvana


Hi everybody!

Some time ago, I finished the interior of an Art Journal, I only had the cover to do !!




To show you the process, I made a little video for you!



Your turn now!!

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2020-07-27

Mysterious Box Series - Maria Lillepruun


Hello, dear mixed media friends! 
Today this is Maria Lillepruun on blog. Recently, I have received a mystery box full of beautiful art goodies from the Mixed Media Place store! This was a very interesting challenge! I played with the media and embellishments around, trying to incorporate THEM ALL in one curious project. This was fun! Finally, I decided to make a wall decoration on a round base that was included in my box. 



I primed the base with black gesso, because I wante the final work to look dark. Then I covered the primed base with the decorative paper using the soft gloss gel. 


After that, I applied a mix of the modelling paste and the texture paste with sand through a beautiful "Oriental Wall" stencil, and let it dry.


When the texture was dry, I colored it with liquid acrylics and added shimmer with dry mica powders.
Then I glued on all the decorations: colored chipboard, metallic embellishments, artificial plants and moss, real amethysts, art pebbles... And colored them all slightly with distress ink, alcohol inks and Finnabair´s waxes. This process blended them all together.




Finally, I added some decorative glass beads as toppings and whte gesso splatter.



I invite you to view the whole process. I filmed it all together with a short mystery box overview in the very begining of the video.



Thank you for your attention!


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2020-07-24

Hourglass ATC by Marina Ignatova



Hi friends!
I have again АТС for you! I love small forms, you can quickly do something interesting and try new techniques. So I came up with the idea to make volumetric cards in the form of an hourglass.



First, I prepared rectangles of bound cardboard. Glued them together and added molds. The shape of a watch is now formed. Then did an imitation of the sand by means of art stones and soft gloss gel.
I wanted to make a mystical space of the АТС. So I added moons, months, and stars.



Next, the painting. 3-4 colors of acrylic paints, texture with different colors of waxes.



In the end, I added a chipboard and some metal embellishments. Bending the metal lettering was the hardest part, but I managed it)))


Below you can see my video tutorial:



Inspirations, dear! Hugs, Marina

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