Imagine. Create. Enjoy.
Today, I have a video for you. This weekend I explored a local antique shop and found some serious treasures. A really old photo album -- and a cool vintage postcard. Today I'm going to use both to create a texture-rich art journal page using Artistcellar block stencils!
Now, for the video:
This week I wanted to do something different and fun. I'm not working on paper or canvas I like I usually do! This time, it's all on a re-purposed vinyl record!
Grab a record... and note - it must be something you will never listen to -ever- again. Pick one that isn't your favorite, isn't worth much or is damaged. (Also, you can usually find these super cheap at thrift stores too!)
First, I used Dina Wakely acrylic paint in black to paint over the label on the record. Then I used modeling paste and a palette knife, to scrape through a 12 x 12 Artistcellar Stencil (This one is from the Sacred Geometry set - "Flower of Life") Once the modeling paste is dry, set the record on a circular metal base and start heating it up with your heat gun. As you do so, the record will melt and form a "bowl" shape around your base.
To finish it off, I used my finger to add Inka Gold in Gold around the edges of the bowl.
Use it for anything and everything!
Here, I'm using it as a way to store my crystals.