Hello crafty friends (:o)
Let's rock with Jimi Hendrix
During the vacation i had a play with the new DecoArt Media Line
Frame: DecoArt Media Gesso, Fluid Acrylics Metallic Gold / Payned Grey, Crackle Paint, Antiquing Cream Carbon Black / English Red Oxide, Matte Medium, DecoArt Traditions Artist Acrylic Medium Grey Value 6 and Metallic Lustre Black Shimmer / Silver Spark. From my stash: Wood Frame, Silver Acrylic Paint, Sand Paper, Stencils and StazOn Cloudy Sky
Picture: DecoArt Media Acrylics Quinacridone Gold / Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide / Titanium White / Carbon Black and Ultra - Matte Varnish. From my stash: Cardboard, Patterned Cardstock, Printable Threshold Picture from Andy Skinner
Sand the wood frame and give it a coat of gesso
Paint frame with metallic Gold..let dry
Mixing a tiny spot of Paynes Grey to white Crackle Paint and .....
...and apply *grey* Crackle Paint to frame..let dry
Drybrush a little bit silver acrylic paint..let dry
Next..a layer of Carbon Black Antiquing Cream..let dry
Sanding for an antique look
Stamp numers with StazOn
Seal with matte Medium
Drybrush Antiquing Cream English Red Oxide on some spots for a rusty ook
Apply some bigger numbers with acrylic paint and stencil and seal with Matte Medium
For a finish look, some Metallic Lustre black and silver on the edges
Glue pattern cardstock to heavywight cardboard. Paint the area, where i you want to transfer the picture with Media Fluid Acrylics Titanium White. Splatter with Fluid Acrylics Quinacridone Gold, Carbon Black and Titatium White. Apply a layer of Matte Medium to the background and to the threshold picture. Let dry...
Apply another layer of Matte Medium to the picture, glue to background and let dry...
Rub off the paper with a wet sponge
Video tutorial: How to transfer an image with Matte Medium by Andy Skinner
Seal with Ultra - Matte Varnish
A great male birthday present, don't you think?
Maybe you give it a try with your favorite picture
Close up of the frame
Thanks for reading my friends and your appreciated comments
Happy crafting (:o)