March 14, 2018

Destination Unknown - Mixed Media Tag

Hello everyone!

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with different materials and techniques.
It’s been a period of great inspiration for me and I’ve been working on many projects simultaneously.

Mostly, I have focused on exploring textures and how to create them with a variety of mediums.

Today, I would like to share with you a mixed media tag, inspired by Agatha Christie’s novel "Destination Unknown".

The arch on the tag is a gate, through which the traveler reaches new undiscovered worlds, full of mystery and excitement.

For this project I worked with a wide range of DecoArt products. You can find  a full list of supplies at the end of this post.

My main goal was to create a texture similar to stone for the gate, and also tried to mimic the look of Arabic mosaics, where the blue color is dominant.

In addition, I used some embellishments with a copper patina effect, on which I’ve been experimenting and will soon make a video about it.

I really hope you enjoy this project and if you do, give me thumbs up and subscribe to my YouTube channel for more videos!

List of materials

DecoArt Media
- Black Gesso
- Crackle Paste
- Crackle Glaze
- Modeling Paste
- Tinting Base
- Fluid Acrylic Raw Umber
- Fluid Acrylic Phthalo Turquoise
- Fluid Acrylic Paynes Grey
- Fluid Acrylic Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide
Antiquing Cream Patina Green
Americana Decor Ultra-Matte Varnish

Stencil TCW 532s Mini Cathedral of Love
Stencil TCW 629s Mini Rustic Portal

Greyboard and mixed media paper for the tag

Thank you for visiting my blog!

Until next time,

Be Brave, Be Who You Want to Be!

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