Tag: Acrylic Paint

Make a Deck of Art Cards

Spring is a great time for a studio recharge, and one of my favorite tasks is creating a deck of art cards. This is one of those projects that you can take in a million different directions, and I’ll give you some fun ideas for different types of decks. Today we’ll make a deck of…

Hand Painted Papers: Stash Building

The other day I was looking for some hand painted papers for a collage project, and was dismayed that my stash was down to next to nothing. Every once in a while it’s a good idea to create a collection of decorated papers; they’re an essential part of your mixed-media art supplies. Nothing comes close…

New Techniques for Abstract Florals

I’ve always been one to trust my gut, and it’s never let me down. When I first saw Laly Mille’s dreamy, layered artwork, I knew it was something special, and I knew readers of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine would like it too. When we were putting together the March/April 2018 issue, with mixed-media abstracts as…

Holiday Sweepstakes: Testors

We’re in the home stretch of the Cloth Paper Scissors Holiday Sweepstakes, and today’s prize is a great package from Testors that includes great Acrylic Paint sets, brushes and applicators, and  a customizable Airbrainz Airbrush. Hurry to sign up for this great prize on our Sweepstakes page, and don’t miss more fantastic prizes tomorrow and Wednesday! If…

Technique Tuesdays: 10 Tips for Acrylic Painting

Mixed-media artists love using acrylic paint in their projects, whether for an art journal page, collage, monoprint, stamping, or a mixed-media painting. Acrylics are a staple supply because they’re easy to work with, come in an array of colors and types, and can be mixed with a variety of mediums, such as texture paste, gesso, and…

Mixed Media Spring Themed Wall Art

A wall hanging I made with my newest favourite die, the Tim Holtz Layered Butterfly. The background is painted on thick mixed media paper and I then added gold painted Bondaweb and ironed on scraps of ribbon and trim. I then stamped on top with Archival Fern green ink and Kaisercraft stamps. I added part…

Stencil Gals

I made the stencil/mask to create these fun gals. Stop by my blog and see my tutorial on how I made them. www.ksimonedesigns.blogspot.com

Two Hearts

I loved making the hearts from a stamp I made from a toilet paper tube. I used acrylics and colored pencils. Also, I love making the afros with a special brush. This was my first time making afros too. Stop by my blog for more pictures and fun information. www.ksimonedesigns.blogspot.com

Love

I usually work mostly with drawings and acrylic paintings. I've recently started experimenting in Mixed arts and i LOVE it. So heres my first entry 😊