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September challenge - moodboard

This month challenge is about black and white.

You can create anything you want - a tag, a layout, a card, an off-the-page project, a card, an ATC, an art-journal spread, a canvas and many more - just be inspired by our quote and put our challenge banner in your blogpost showing your entry. 

 Here is an inspiration delivered by our fabulous team: 

Hi!!! For this moodboard, I created a small magnetized plate. 1st layer is gesso black, then a fine layer of gesso white on reliefs, then a light touch of Purple (mica powder) in upper, right corner!!! And a little bit of acrylic paint, Art Alchemy "steampunk copper" here and there for the finishing touch!!! And it's done. I created a paradise!!!!!

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I was so inspired by the darkness of this moodboard! I wanted to create intuitively - meaning paint without thinking too much about what I would do next or what the end result would be. I love to do this every once in a while to shake things up and rediscover things. I find it really allows me to paint from within!

To start, I used a wooden canvas and layered with black gesso. Then for texture, I layered black modeling paste through Finn's doily stencil with a palette knife. I love using stencils and modeling paste for extra texture. From there, I used acrylic paint to paint whatever my heart wanted to and used Finn's double-sided texture brushes to create amazing texture in the paint. In the end, I have a painting pretty different from anything I might normally make -- and found that it's quite fun to step outside of my comfort zone and not allow myself to pre-plan anything.

Hello Dear Friends:) I love our September Challenge as it challenged me with the colour palette ;) I love turquoise and pink and here I am with my black and white canvas:) I used mainly grey Ecoline paint and black art sugar and of course my beloved art stones;) Teddy bear is my own graphic which you can get in my Etsy shop;) Enjoy!

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This month board inspired me to create such a motivator, which I called "Improvisation on the canvas." The basis of it is the canvas in a roll, which I covered with different pastes and paints. And I was pleased by the result.

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Today I wanted to give some texture to my page. I love 3D  effect and Mixed Media. The Prima Finnabair products are excellent for extra effects.

And here is the video:

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Join our new challenge! We love to see your beautiful creations!
You have time to play with us until October 19th. 
Simply add a link to your work using the inlinkz tool below. 
Our Design Team will choose their favorite piece and its author will win a discount coupon to be used in our Mixed Media Place Store
Winner and features will be announced by the end of October.

Have a great day!


  1. Super mixed media projects and a fabulous moodboard for inspiration!

  2. Stunning projects from the team!

  3. stunning and very challenging!

  4. Your projects are so amazing!!!

  5. Thanks for all the fun and creative inspiration! Loved the challenge!


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