Mandy's Magical World of Art
Saturday, 22 April 2017
this week is Anne's theme on SPA.... it's Zentangles/Doodles....
I'm not a zentangler, I just don't do it.... but I did come across these images from Hidden Vintage Studios that have 'zentangle' girls in it. So I've used those
textured background, rubons, paints, stamps, inks.
Saturday, 15 April 2017
Adventures in Laying an egg
Good Easter Morning my lovelies
This week on Sunday Postcard Art our theme is Easter,
I used this image I've had in my printed out stash for a while.
I did want to go vintage but the ink in my printer has run out. (Typical!)
and so.... I've gone whimsical!
come over and join us!
we'd love to see you over there.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
own your dreams Canvas step by step
Here's a canvas Ive made for ScrapUnlimited.... all the chipboard, flowers, brass and the face all came from there. It's a fantastic shop... go check it out!
I started with a canvas that I added some masking tape and some washi tape to
Next came some texture in the form of Crackle Paint and a Prima stencil
I added all my bits and bobs to the canvas using texture paste as a glue
covered everything with gesso
and... decided I would use my Finnabair paints... however a couple of them I just couldn't open! lol
the canvas turned out way too pretty for me
and so.... I grunged it up with some black paint and a TH stencil
and here it is... plus some close ups
Saturday, 8 April 2017
Anyone for Spam?
I'm sure spam was the best friend of the modern housewife at some point in history!
And LOOK! This young lady's dream has come true of a new mixer!
The world is now her oyster
She dreamt big and was rewarded
Monday, 3 April 2017
E= mc 2
This week's theme over on SPA was chosen by Marion, and it's Einstein.
And so I went on a search through the Pinterest archives to find a less well known image of Albert.... and I found this one with him and his sister .... more my style nice and vintage.
I love playing with layers and layers