Sunday, July 23, 2017

Adventure of Minis #4

#4! we are officially over 1/2 way through the first week.

Have you had a chance to follow along? or maybe even do any projects to link up?

I hope so!

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

I've altered an envelope for day 4:




Video, closeups and supply list to follow :













Saturday, July 22, 2017

Adventure of Minis #3

It's day #3! Almost half way through the first week already. JEEZ.

The Adventure of minis is well underway and I am loving it! each piece is so unique so far.. I have no idea how I will work them all together at the end but I think that's part of the fun... :)

Day 1
Day 2




Video, closeups & supply list :










Friday, July 21, 2017

Adventure of Minis #2 - MOODIVERSARY

I love mini pieces. it's official. I don't know if I'll ever work on a large surface again. 

They're just so right for me! 


This is my 2nd piece for the Adventure of Minis that I'm journeying through during the Our Mixed Media Moods MOODIVERSARY




LOVE IT. love it love it love it friggin' LOVE IT. Here's the video, close up shots & supplies:



















Thursday, July 20, 2017

MOODAVERSARY! >>> Week 1

Ok Folks! THE TIME IS HERE...

Jenn Engle & I have been gearing up for our One Year MOODAVERSARY for MONTHS. There's a lot of info to get through... but then you can watch my video!



Our Mixed Media Moods is a monthly collaboration between myself & Mixed Media Jenn where we pump up our youtube channels with high quality mixed media videos. Then.. we invite YOU to join us and link up below so we can visit your amazing responses! 


Here's the low down:
First of all > Jenn & and I are SO honored that you have taken part in the Our Mixed Media Moods journey... we really just started off wanting to provide high quality in depth tutorials that could help other mixed media artists.. never did we really think it could EXPLODE like it has.

Since you've been such a huge part of making OMMM so awesome... we wanted to celebrate with you. All 2000 of you!  ^_^ HELLO! 2k friends... it's so cool to say out loud! haha.

We are starting this MOODAVERSARY with a giant over the top deliciously summer inspired Mood Board. It focuses around 5 colors and tons of summer graphics.


We even have some SPECIFICS for you of supplies (and color names) that we'll be using.

5 colors of paint: Martha Stewart Pollen & Granny Smith, DecoArt Americana Desert Turquoise & Royal Fuchsia, Folk Art Pink Melon
5 colors of DMC: Yellow : 972, Green : 166, Turquoise : 3848, Fuschia : 917, Melon : 3706
5 colors of thread: Coats and Clark Dual Purpose : Yellow : 7360, Green : 6920, Turquoise : 5280, Fuschia : 3040, Melon : 1470

If you can believe it... Jenn & I are aiming to share a new project with you EVERY. SINGLE. DAY of this month's mood board. e.v.e.r.y.s.i.n.g.l.e.d.a.y.! with TONS of videos!
In addition we have some INSANE prizes to offer. And it will work like this:

There are four weeks, each week will have an awesome prize for THAT week's entries. At the end of the month ALL entries from EACH week will go into a giant pot for a chance at an UBER prize. like.. UBER. The more entries, the more likely you are to win! 1 per day please. Linkups close WEEKLY instead of Monthly... so be sure to get your projects linked up ASAP.

Week 1 : July 20th - July 26th.
PRIZE : One of Jenn's BEAUTIFUL handmade art journals!
Link up here : https://deedeecatron.blogspot.com/2017/07/moodaversary-week-1.html

Week 2 : July 27th - August 2nd.
PRIZE : One of DeeDee's BEAUTIFUL handmade art journals!
Link up here : TBD

Week 3 : August 3rd - August 9th
PRIZE : A Jenn Engle ORIGINAL.
Link up here : TBD

Week 4 : August 10th - August 16th.
PRIZE : A DeeDee Catron ORIGINAL.
Link up here : TBD

The grand prize... oh.my.gosh! Jenn & I have gathered up a TON of our favorite supplies to share with you!
-The five paints we've used in our month's projects
-The five DMCs we've used in our month's projects
-Stabilo Marks All BLACK
-Sharpie Paint Pen (White water based)
-Big Fat UHU glue stick
-2 Donna Downey Stencils
-5 tubes of Dina Wakley paint
-Dina Wakley Mixed Media JOURNAL
-1 set of Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks
-Dina Wakley Paint Brushes
-1 7 Dots Studio Dreamscapes Collection Pack
-1 7x9" Plate of Art Marks stamps by DeeDee / Viva Las VegaStamps
-A bundle of UmWowStudio Chipboard & Stencils
-Tim Holtz Paper Dolls
-Ranger Texture Paste
-Set of Palette knives
-Set of stencils (Heidi Swapp & Dylusions)
-Pad of Bristol Smooth Cardstock
-Tim Holtz Alpha Parts
-Tim Holtz Journal
-A tub of Blick Art Materials Artist's Gesso

Does that NOT sound incredible? Cuz if so.. you crazy!

We are so excited to get started and today is DAY ONE friends! DAY ONE! Are you ready for some inspiration? Here is my first project! Watch the video & find out more info on my MOODAVERSARY project/s:


The video, Closeups & Supply list PLUS Your weekly link up!











Monday, July 17, 2017

Birds of a Feather - NEW CLASS!!!!

WHOOP WHOOP!!

New class babes!!!

I am SO pumped to share this with you.. justYEOWZApumped. I've pulled together some seriously TALENTED artists together to offer up this next Mixed Media Adventure -- the last one was last Christmas time.. and it's about time we do another group class!

So I bring to you this time... The talents of ..




AIDA!!!

CAT!!!

FIONA!!!

& MYSELF!!!

Is this seriously not a stellar line up? and check out those PROJECTS! oh my goodness.. we're calling this baby Birds of a Feather! Inspired by our winged friends ♥

$42
gains you access to:
– a dedicated private classroom space
– four unique interpretations of “Birds of a Feather”
– loads of mixed media instruction
– full supply lists & info
– one on one interaction with the artists

I mean GOOD STUFF right?

>>>>If you'd like to purchase your seat in our class just click HERE. 

if you'd like to WIN a seat in our class, you have chaaaaances! comment on this post to win! AND find my facebook & instagram posts... follow THOSE prompts and you can enter to win ALL the ways! GOOD LUCK!

Now some eye candy from my piece :)














Can't wait to see you & your interpretation in our class room!

>>>>If you'd like to purchase your seat in our class just click HERE. 

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Going Back Now {ICAD 2017 #20}

20 of these sweet babies in a row. and I am LOVING where they've been heading. so much goodness adding my paper lines to these little beauties. I need to dive into some HAZY DAYS next I think!

Here's #20




And here's the video, closeup shots & supply list.