Hello and welcome to the first day of the DecoArt and Stampendous Blog Hop. This week, we will be featuring all sorts of mixed media goodness.
ASCRS08: Andy Skinner Skulldoggery Stamps
EP505: Clear Bark Embossing Powder
VM001: VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad
DecoArt: Media Fluid Acrylics in Transparent Yellow Oxide, Quinacridone Gold, and Burnt Umber
Mister in Carbon Black
Other: Brushes, Copper Wire
I have some great pre-cut wooden pieces that I like to make small signs with. This piece is about 4″ wide…perfect for the dog skull stamp from Skulldoggery. I gessoed the wood and then used some simple techniques to paint the piece. After I was happy with how the wood was painted, I stamped the images with VersaMark ink and embossed them with Clear Bark embossing powder. Then I opened up the Mister bottle and taped the straw to get the drops of black. I love how opaque the color is.
I added some copper wire so that the piece can be hung. I like how easy it is to achieve an aged look usg various colors from the DecoArt Media line. I love working with these paints and mediums. I’ll have another piece to share with you on Friday that I am really excited about. Below are the rest of the folks hopping today. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!
Candy C says
Very cool little wall hanging, Alison. I love Andy's Skuldoggery set. Love the colors of your background.
Linda Agers says
I would buy this piece in a minute. Very cool. I am going to pick up some wood next time I am in the hobby store.
barbara macaskill says
I know someone who would go bonkers over a piece like this!! I am definitely going to have to get my hands on this stamp ASAP so I can make a sign similar to this for his birthday!!! Thank you for the awesome tutorial and inspiration!!!
Rebecca Yahrling says
Love the colors you achieved on the BG. Very cool piece!
Lovely don, like it !
Laura Spano says
OOH, that skull stamp is really awesome! I think its my favorite from the new collection, as well as the 'Speciemen' one. I thought I had enough stamps…. haha- I need these now.
Your skull hanging is just absolutely awesome and so amazing!!
Rexie R says
Very cool. FYI, mobile version is hard to read with brown text on brown background.
Thank you very much for letting me know. I've fixed it. 🙂
Mary Holshouser says
The shading of the wood is great.
I can see a piece like this hanging
on my front door (might use a
different stamp). thanks
for the instructions and for
sharing. It is a fantastic
Monique Van dijk says
So very cool!
Amy Martin says
Very neat and unique. Love that. The wood is so cool. And that stamp is perfect.
Jeanne Beam says
Nicole Maki says
What a great project, Alison. You have a really skilled eye for matching the stamp to the project. Love it.
sharon g says
I love the aged look–my grandson would love that! He's really into dinosaurs, and he's only 2!
Joi at RR says
REAL RUSTIC REALISM! What a SUPER way to use Andy's RELIC! j.
Gerrie Johnnic says
Amazing how it almost looks like it was burned into the wood….great affects achieved with the products and stamps! Love the finished specimen.
Teresa Godines #6857 says
Fabulous project. Love your copper hanger. It is a perfect match. TFS
Very unique! It looks wood burned. 🙂
This is really a statement piece. Very nice work.
Jackie P Neal says
Alison, this is a totally fab piece! Love love the vintage look you have created!
Michele K. Henderson says
This is so cool! I love the creativity!
Cool, love it. thanks for sharingthis, I thought it was so unique and beautiful. Tracey Magner
Viki Banaszak says
This looks perfect. I'd put it in my museum.
Jackie P says
Love the aged look of this wood sign! The black stamped images look amazing on it! Thank you for sharing!
Really cool techniques, thanks for sharing these ideas!
Kim Faucher says
Very cool wall hanging. I know a lot of artist friends that would love that on their wall!!!
Love it ☆ that stamp set is a firm favourite with me xxxx
Michele Hudson says
What a fantastic and fun project! Thank you for sharing it with us all.
B. Poteraj says
You ladies have such great ideas. I would like to make something like this for my study.
april dawn says
Cool piece. I love that piece of wood.
Amazing finish for the wood plaque. It looks like it's been varnished and I can read the wors, yes I can.