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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Can You Stand Some More Good News?

I am telling you that I am the luckiest girl! I am so excited to share with you my newest great news.
I have been lucky enough to be ONE of the new members chosen to join
Creative Inspirations Paint design Team!!!

This is another of those products I knew I wanted to play with-and I am so lucky to be able to.
Today is my first post so I hope I don't disappoint you with my first attempt.
I have a tutorial of sorts to share.Last week I was watching a U-stream video night with  Tracy Weinzapfel  from Helmar.
She made a heart canvas  that set my mind to thinking about using Creative Inspirations Paint.



I started with these four  mini canvases.

I started by using Gesso to prime them first. Using a baby wipe to add some colors to cover that white some.

Then I chose some colors I thought would be fun for a heart
Garnet,Rustic Red, and a little Fairy Dust.

Next I needed to pencil in a heart centered between all the canvases. I was pretty pleased with my shape.
Charcoal pencil was used to outline the image

I started by mixing the garnet and rustic red-I added some crackle medium, can't say I am thrilled with the results of this brand.
Note to self: get some real crackle medium!
India Ink and calligraphy pen are very new to me- they worked perfect to write my phrase

I decided to add some Fairy Dust at this time, I wanted a little shine on my heart.
Added a little red ribbon and some flowers and leaves to dress up the corners.
Overall I am pretty pleased with my first attempt.
Can't wait to see what I come up with next...lol
Thanks for stopping.
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22 comments:

  1. Yay, congrats to you! Well deserved as your creations are amazing. Hugs!

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  2. Yay! You rocked this one! Love the way you did the stripes on this pretty canvas!

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  3. Great canvas's! Welcome to the team, so glad to have you designing with us!!

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  4. WOW! Way to go you lucky gal! Love the painting on the canvas!!

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  5. WOOOHOOOOOO Congrats on your new dts sweetie, that is WONDERFUL news!!! LOVE LOVE this, your canvas design LOOKS AWESOME!!!

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  6. Congratulations, Dawn! Your heart canvas is wonderful~!

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  7. YYYYYIIIIPPPPPEEEE

    Hooray for you DAWN - so pleased for you!

    What a fab first post and such a fab tutorial/project!

    Good Luck!

    Take Care
    Big Hugs
    Casper
    xxx

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  8. look at you busy girl, congrats! love your canvas!

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  9. Wow! Dawn, when do you sleep? Wowzers, what a great canvas - love, love, LOVE it! Thanks for sharing, and CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

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  10. Congrats on your wonderful news. Can't wait to see your designs for them. Love your canvas. :)

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  11. You so deserve to be on any team, you are extremely talented and such a sweet person on top of that!!!
    I love what you did here, stunning, not sure what type of paint this is, but should be able to add shading while wet, makes me think of fabric painting, did a few canvasses myself and it is so much fun and yes, the crackle meduim can make a big difference. This would look so good against a white wall, hope you hang this.......:))
    lotsa luv

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  12. I'm doing a happy dance with you Dawn! I love the heart!

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  13. Congratulations Dawn this is brilliant news and what a fantastic project, it looks superb, look forward to seeing lots more.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  14. Woohoo congratulations. That is so exciting. This project is beautiful. I love hearts.

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  15. Yahoooo Dawn! Congrats on your new DT position! So well deserved! Your heart project is fabulous!

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  16. Beautiful project!!! I am going through Dawn withdrawals!!! So I stopped in to say hey!!!

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  17. sheesh! i'm tired just KNOWing all the dt's ur on!!! and who talks more on the phone????? lol.

    got your package. thank you, thank you, thank you. i love what's on there and can't wait to play!

    hugs :)

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  18. Great project using Tracy's canvas art! Congratulations on the design teams!

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  19. This is astounding…picking jaw up off of the ground!
    Can’t wait to see what you create this weekend!
    Congrats on your dt position!

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  20. thats so beautiful Dawnie!

    ADORE this gorgeous wall hanging!!!

    So Sorry for my absence, promise to be better from now on!

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  21. I think you did an amazingly fab job on your first attempt to do this with canvas!!! It looks great!

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