All posts by amanda christie

ANGELS.

I began with an antique silk handkerchief and let it develop from there. The handkerchief has an acrylic paint and fabric medium wash on it; this was hand sewn onto the backing fabric of antique linen and a large piece of antique nightie case. The image of the two angels is an original picture from…

Put On Your Dancing Shoes. A mixed media Original artwork

I so enjoyed creating this wonderfully bright and cheerful mixed media collage. I have incorporated many different mediums. Water decals are used to create the Art Deco dancing images, by printing onto them, then transferring onto the canvas; a tricky affair!. The lace flowers are from antique lace cuffs of which I have painted mostly…

HAPPY LITTLE BUNNIES .

PLEASE LEAVE ME A COMMENT IF YOU LIKE THIS , YOU WOULD REALLY MAKE MY DAY XXX. This jolly  canvas, 10 x 12 inch, is a tribute to our  rabbit friends . I was going to add more text ,saying " More kisses make us happier bunnies "  initially , as this is true!! ,…

MERMAID DREAMS

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU LIKE THIS OR HAVE SOME CONSTRUCTIVE THOUGHTS TO SHARE ,I REALLY WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR GENEROSITY .My crazy love of colour and shiny things !. BLING !  .I have used white blown vinyl wallpaper that has the appearance of a sea shell that i have painted and waxed etc, plastic…

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF.A sweet little mixed media collage to inspire you.

I constructed this 7×5 inch canvas with various materials which i love using,and experimenting with.I really like the use of actual words and vocabulary in mixed media,giving a medium to express ones thoughts and feelings overtly.I have just finished four of these little canvasses;i will show these too.All have been given a satin ribbon loop…

You hold the key to my Heart.mixed media playing and learning

This is the first time i have had a go with mixed media,i dont really know under what heading it would be otherwise??.I have used many many different mediums;acrylic paints,pink nylon lace,swarovski pearls,machine sewn wool yarns,alphabet cube beads,self made fimo clay red hearts,pearl trim around the edges,rhinestones,skins,sparkly little hearts and and stars, mico powders and…