Monday, September 23, 2013

Off the Page with Karan!

Happy Monday to all of our crafty friends!  Karan here today to host the blog for you.

I know you know, how much I really enjoy the Powder Puff chalk inks from Quick Quotes. I'm always looking for a new way to use them (since I have all the colors, of course I'm looking for new ways to use them!).

In my last video, I blended them with water, then mixed with acrylic paint, this time, I thought I would use them directly on a gesso'ed surface. SO, using 6 colors that I thought would work well together, here is what I came up with.

mixed media canvas karan gerber
I have to say how thrilled I am at how this background turned out! I love it and will be using this technique again and again.
sneak peek fb page
quick quotes mixed media canvas 014 #karangerber
Here is the video I created for this awesome project.

Materials Used:
Quick Quotes: Dusty Road Papers (on 6x6 Sample)
Quick Quotes: Cracklin' Rose 200 Paper & Stickers (on 8x8 Canvas)
Quick Quotes: Chipboard Clock

Other Supplies:
Want2Scrap Bling-White Pearl Swirls; Nestabling-Fancy Tags Two
Prima Flowers
Corrugated cardboard
Lindys Stamp Gang - Bells Brown Mist
Splash of Color - Solar Gold Radiant Rain
Trim from Stash
Happy Scrapping!
~ Karan
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Karen M. G. said...

Fantastic canvas!
Great color combination.
Thanks for the tutorial.

Ruth said...

I love the background and the texture of it. The color scheme is really beautiful.

Lynn said...

Awesome canvas Karan! I loved your tutorial on the chalk inks. I have never thought of using them with a brush! What a fabulous idea. The chalk inks are just incredible, I love each and every color!!!

Barb Craft said...

Beautiful project Karan!! And I love watching your videos! I always learn so much!! :)

barb :)

Donna said...

Thanks for the video it really was well done, love your layout too!