Saturday, February 16, 2013

Mixed Media with PanPastels!

Good morning and happy weekend!  Sherry here with you today and little did I know that when I got my project together for today that Micki and I were on the same wave length.  What can I say?  Great minds do think alike!

I’ve actually been working on this canvas for a few weeks and just like Micki, the day that my PanPastels arrived I watched Donna’s videos and couldn’t wait to start working.  

I decided to start small for my first attempt and went with a 6x6 canvas that I had on hand.

RedFlowerCanvas LeftAngle

Then canvas was covered with Matte Multi-Medium and crumpled tissue paper was spread across the canvas, down the sides around to the back. 

At first I tried using Wendy Vecchi’s Studio 490 stencil with just the PanPastels but wasn’t happy with my results.  I finally decided to use Wendy’s Embossing Paste and cover that with the PanPastels.  

RedFlowerCanvas CloseupTexture

I varied the thickness of the Embossing Paste with each stencil, not bothering to smooth out the paste but leaving all the depth and ridges created.

I really like how the canvas looks on the red wall of my living room!

RedFlowerCanvas on Wall

I’m sure I’ll be trying this again  . . . we have to have a companion piece or two to hang up!

RedFlowerCanvas RightAngle

Thanks for joining me today!

eP Signature - Sherry Cheever

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18 comments:

wendy vecchi said...

this looks AWESOME!

Dee in N.H. said...

Love, love ,love it!

Kim said...

I'm in love with this, Sherry...it's stunning!

Janet L. said...

Absolutely fabulous!! I love the depth and the crinkles this technique created!

gescalante46@yahoo.com said...

Sherry, this is a gorgeous wall accessory; you did a fabulous job with the colors, stencils, and tissue paper!

MORMOR said...

This is so cool. Once my cabinets are installed and I can get my craft room put back together, I am going to try a mixed media piece.

Blissmade Designs said...

This really turned out fantastic! I should really try out those products!

Colleen said...

Sherry,
Way cool, I can't wait to see the others that go with it.

Annette Green said...

How fun is this? Between you and MIcki, I am now convinced I need to get some Pan Pastels. Great project!

Wanda H said...

Love it, Sherry!!! All the texture and yumminess!!!

Leslie Miller said...

You worked wonders with this, Sherry! Fabulous texture with the tissue paper and embossing paste. You are quite the artiste!

Alexandra said...

Great canvas Sherry, I love the textures on this. Beautiful! I agree you should make a couple of friends to hang beside it, I would love to see them too.

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Sherry, the texture in this is just wonderful....like old porcelain that has cracked. Great dimension, too. I've missed your work!

butterfly said...

Wow... how totally cool is this?! I'm inspired to go play right now... thank you, Sherry!
Alison x

Shirley said...

Wonderful colour and texture. Thanks for the tip on hairspray fixative.

HeidiHo said...

Love this! How did you do the crinkle background?

Tracy said...

Mmmmm Sherry I looove it!!! Like what you did with the embossing paste and looking forward to seeing more.
Hugs
xxx

Laura Thykeson said...

love your blog post! I am currently using molding paste and PanPastels on a mixed media piece, and I really like the way yours turned out! Thanks for sharing!!

Catch my art blog at http://tazscorner1.blogspot.com!