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Forum: Mixed Media 05-09-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,626
Posted By florencebeads
I use deli paper all the time. Julie Balzer got...

I use deli paper all the time. Julie Balzer got me hooked on it for collage. She has a video tutorial about it; even if you don't take the class, her video telling about the class is interesting...
Forum: Mixed Media 09-01-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,610
Posted By florencebeads
OK, so I haven't loved my results so far, since...

OK, so I haven't loved my results so far, since I'm getting wrinkles when I glue the deli paper down, but the idea is that you make layered collage. Since the deli paper is strong (even when wet),...
Forum: Mixed Media 08-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,610
Posted By florencebeads
I bought some at Smart-n-Final (a discount...

I bought some at Smart-n-Final (a discount grocery). They had several different sizes and quantities to choose from. I must have looked strange sitting on the floor in the aisle reading all the...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-23-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,551
Posted By florencebeads
Found it. The example I was trying to remember is...

Found it. The example I was trying to remember is from artist Kelly Rae Roberts. Her book is called Taking Flight. Here are some images: kelly rae roberts - Google Search...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-23-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,551
Posted By florencebeads
Right. So you might use gesso if you want to...

Right. So you might use gesso if you want to paint with watercolors on a piece of plastic, or other nonporous surface. It adds a layer of primer that makes any surface into a porous surface that will...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,551
Posted By florencebeads
Nice Sharon! How'd stenciling with Gesso go for...

Nice Sharon! How'd stenciling with Gesso go for you? I put ink through my stencils a lot, with good effect, but putting paint through is taking some practice. I saw Tim Holtz use his Distress paints...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-20-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,551
Posted By florencebeads
I love my Strathmore Mixed Media Journals. I have...

I love my Strathmore Mixed Media Journals. I have two sizes, 9x12 and something like 5x8? The paper is thick enough to take almost anything. Some things that helped me get started:
1. Use the book...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,551
Posted By florencebeads
I use mine as a sampler of techniques and media....

I use mine as a sampler of techniques and media. You might consider having a few books going at once. Have one you reserve for writing important events, one for writing what's on your mind (that you...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-01-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,094
Posted By florencebeads
I got mine at B&N. Read it cover to cover. I also...

I got mine at B&N. Read it cover to cover. I also like Summerset's Art Journaling.
Forum: Mixed Media 05-23-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,610
Posted By florencebeads
Go straight to the source: 6in x 6in Gelli?...

Go straight to the source:
6in x 6in Gelli? Printing Plate | Gelli Arts (http://www.gelliarts.com/products/6-x-6-gel-printing-plate)
Or go to Dick Blick where you can find anything under the sun...
Forum: Mixed Media 05-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By florencebeads
7. Make. Reflect. Revise. Repeat.

7. Make. Reflect. Revise. Repeat.
Forum: Mix-Ability Challenge 05-19-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By florencebeads
Shadow Cats! I'm excited to find these...

Shadow Cats! I'm excited to find these challenges. I'm in love with the mixed media art supplies, and love to experiment.
Shadow Cats by florencebeads - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers...
Forum: Mixed Media 05-15-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,819
Posted By florencebeads
I just bought almost all of the Dylusions sprays....

I just bought almost all of the Dylusions sprays. And a tub of gel medium. And another tub of gel medium because they really are different and I really do need both of them. And some charcoal...
Forum: Mix-Ability Challenge 05-15-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By florencebeads
Great video, Dini! I'll dive right in.

Great video, Dini! I'll dive right in.
Forum: Mixed Media 05-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,610
Posted By florencebeads
Thanks

Thank you, I'm dying to get back to it, but I have to work :(! Tonight for sure!
Forum: Mixed Media 05-12-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,610
Posted By florencebeads
Lightbulb Glad I found you here!

I've just dived in head first, both with a Gelli plate and a mixed media journal. I'm having SO much fun, I can't even tell ya'. I just blogged about my latest discovery: ghost printing origami works...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-11-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,715
Posted By florencebeads
The stencils I made are not much to look at; I...

The stencils I made are not much to look at; I used my Silhouette cutter to cut shapes out of laser printer overhead transparencies. I have used spellbinders to make stencils as well. They are made...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-06-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,715
Posted By florencebeads
I found a site that hosts a lot of artists:...

I found a site that hosts a lot of artists: StencilGirl Products (http://stencilgirlproducts.com/)
There is so much there I love...

I also have taken to using my Sihlouette to cut out my own...
Forum: Try a New Technique 03-28-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,435
Posted By florencebeads
Smile Just-a-Peek Butterflies

Here's mine (//www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/2168558?&cat=500&ppuser=263369)! I felt I was making a little window through which you can sometimes see a butterfly flutter by.

I wrote...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-26-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 245,642
Posted By florencebeads
Great Tutorial, Dina!

Dina,

Your fish sent me back to my pencils for some coloring time. I don't have a ton of stamps with colorable images (something I need to correct, to be $ure), so I ended up with something...
Forum: Techniques 03-12-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By florencebeads
Thank you Linda. I have heard of Goo Gone. Do you...

Thank you Linda. I have heard of Goo Gone. Do you think it wont damage my stamps? I'd hate for it to take the cling off the rubber or anything like that.
Forum: Techniques 03-12-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By florencebeads
Cleaning glue off stamps

Hi all,
I recently discovered that I like glitter. I have a glue stamp pad from Hamilton (I think it was), where I squirt the glue onto the pad and then stamp with it. I can get a good impression if...
Forum: Techniques 10-11-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,835
Posted By florencebeads
Thanks! I'll check it out.

Thanks! I'll check it out.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-02-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 245,642
Posted By florencebeads
Thanks! I like the candy too. What a nice scene.

Thanks! I like the candy too. What a nice scene.
Forum: Get it Together! 10-01-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 808
Posted By florencebeads
Hi Marie.

Hi Marie.
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