Mixed Media

Must-Have Mixed Media Supplies – Acrylic Paint

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Hands Down – my absolute favorite and ultimate must-have mixed media supply is: Acrylic Paint! For many years Acrylic Paint is a companion of mine and I feel as if there is never a moment where I feel that this buddy and I might part. If I wasn’t too scared of needles, I might actually get an acrylic paint tube tattoo …maybe ;)

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What I love about Acrylic Paints is:

  • well – they look beautiful
  • they are fast drying
  • if stored and used right they last long
  • they stick to almost anything (yes…that includes your clothes, if you are not careful) – giving lot’s of wonderful possibilities of substrates you can use acrylic paints on
  • they have a plastic like surface (due to the acrylic polymer emulsion)
  • they can be thinned with medium and that can make them almost look like water-color in some cases
  • they can be thickened with medium and that leads to a lot of texture
  • they are permanent once dried
  • they are water-soluble while wet.
  • they cover surfaces if opaque
  • you can use other paint media on top of acrylic paints
  • you can use some fun media with them for amazing backgrounds and textures
  • you can create amazing backgrounds and texture with solely acrylic paints and different techniques and tools
  • they are easy to clean up and off

 

Here are some examples using Acrylic Paint:

Acrylic Paint on Canvas – painted, brayered, stamped, stenciled, scraped

Acrylic Paint on Canvas – abstract background, collage elements and urban elements

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Acrylic Paint in an Art Journal Spread – brushed on, mixed with other acrylic media and stamped

Acrylic Paint used for mono prints

Acrylic Paint used in different viscosities to create texture and dimension

Acrylic Paint on clay revealing stamped texture

Acrylic Paint on canvas used in different viscosities, with different acrylic media

Acrylic Paint used in mark making on art journal spread

Acrylic Paint Skins used in art journal spread – stamping with acrylic paint

Pretty amazing the different things and looks you can achieve with acrylic paints, don’t you think? And there is way more because I only showed examples on how I personally like to use acrylic paint!!! So yes – just because of it’s versatility it knocks me off my socks and is my all time favorite must-have supply.

Which acrylic paints I use:

First off – Disclaimer: I am a Brand Ambassador for Liquitex so naturally I tend to recommend Liquitex products. But my love for Liquitex Brand paints began long before I began working with the company and it is a genuine love for their products. In fact I was playing with their paints back then in Germany and I was just having the best of times and I shared this with the world. And that is how the relationship with Liquitex many years ago began :)

I used a lot of acrylic paints in my artist endeavors. And over the last couple years I learned what I like and what I do not like. What I like, doesn’t have to be necessary what you like.  So just take it as my thoughts and my preferences, ok?

  • So first of all let’s state that I like good quality artist paints. Because I learned over the years that especially when working in an art journal for example that they aren’t as tacky as a lot of the cheaper non artist ones. I also learned the hard way that good quality paints give your paintings a longer vibrantly colored life. Nothing worse than a wonderful canvas you created where the colors fade significantly after a year or so.
  • I also love good quality artist paints because the color shift between wet and dry is not that high. I love to see how my work might look like when it is dry while I’m still working with my paints. I had many disappointments in the past where I was thinking a nice bright red was rocking my socks and then it was dry and a dark bloody mess as the paint shifted a lot when it dried.
  • Highly pigmented colors go a longer way and they are usually also more beautiful and intense.
  • I love texture and I love to create texture with paints – so especially when painting on a canvas I prefer thicker paints like Liquitex Heavy Body Paints – more about this below
  • I do love thinner paints in my art journals and use Liquitex Soft Body mostly when working in a book – also more below about viscosity

I would start slow with just a couple colors and add up as you go. You can always start with some Liquitex Basics if you want to first play around a bit in your art journals and start stocking up Professional Quality paints as you paint more and more.

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Viscosity:

Acrylic Paints come in different viscosities which means the state of being thick, sticky, and semifluid in consistency. Different Brands sometimes use different ways to label the thickness or thin-ness of their paints. Here are the ones that I use most often:

Soft Body Paints by Liquitex usually have a medium viscosity which means they are creamy and smooth. They cover evenly and they level out so that brushstrokes are rarely visible. I use them in my art journals and most often for the first layers of a painting on a canvas as well as detail work. I use them also whenever I paint on a project where I want an even smooth coating. I use Soft Body Paints when I need a glaze or when I want to stain fabric. I usually use Soft Body Paints instead of Heavy Body Paints for Mono Printing and they are the only paints that I use when I stamp with rubber stamps.

Heavy Body Paints by Liquitex have a thick consistency for traditional art techniques using brushes or knives, as well as for experimental, mixed media, collage and printmaking applications. Impasto applications retain crisp brush stroke and knife marks.  I love to use my brayer with Heavy Body Paints and another favorite of mine is to use Sgraffito-Techniques with Heavy Body Paints (check out the video below). I also love to use Heavy Body to build up texture and dimension on my urban paintings.

 

Here is a video where I use different Heavy Body Paints and the sgraffito technique I mentioned above

I will list the supplies that are still available and everything I mention in this post below in case you want to check it out.

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My personal favorite colors:

Often times I get asked which are my absolute favorite acrylic paint colors  -that is a hard one – because it is like asking me which of my children I like the most. But of course there are a couple colors that I tend to grab all the time –


Art Tapas – Bite Size Tips for the Mixed Media Artist

Here are some bite sized tips and tricks around Acrylic Paint for the Mixed Media and Hobby Artist. They are part of a video series that I am putting together and I will update this post as I go along and there may be more tips relating to Acrylic Paints.

How to Store Acrylic Paint

Art Tapas – Bite Sized Tips for the Mixed Media Artist – #1 Storage from Nathalie Kalbach on Vimeo.

How I label my paint and why

Art Tapas – Bite Sized Tips for the Mixed Media Artist – #2 Labeling from Nathalie Kalbach on Vimeo.

You want to learn some fun things using Acrylic Paints?

Sign up for an In- Person Workshop with me or join me for a fun Online Workshop. I love talking about the Why and How I use my art supplies and my workshops. Most of my workshops are not so much about a specific project than more about enabling you to know your supplies, techniques and craft in order to dive full in into your own style to create your own amazing art! Not convinced yet? Read some testimonials from other students that have taken my classes and come and join me :)

Here are the supplies that I have mentioned throughout this Must-Have Mixed Media Supplies – Acrylic Paints post 

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I hope you enjoyed the first installation of my Must-Have Mixed Media Supplies. See you next month for the second part!
Happy Creating

Comments (16)

  • Kathy P

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    Wonderful tips, Nat! And love those videos! Going to re-organize my paint storage for sure!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      So glad you liked it Kathy and awesome that you are re-organizing your paint storage. Let me know how it went!

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  • Maggie M

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    Great tips, Nat. Following last year’s Creative Jumpstart, I purchased a large set of the Liquitex soft body acrylic paints and their acrylic ink and I love them. I don’t think I’d use any other brand now. I also love their mediums, ie. gels etc. They are a real quality product. I’ll be looking forward to your acrylic paint workshop:) Hugs, Maggie

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Maggie! So glad you enjoyed the post and yeah for liking the your new products! So cool you were part of Creative Jumpstart! huge hugs, Nat

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  • Joi@RR

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    SUPER FINE videos Nat. Loved the sgraffito one – of course because I love watching you create. Great way to start me day! Thanks bunches. j.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Hi Joi, thank you – so glad you liked them :) Thank you so much for your support!

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  • Barb

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    I have been following you for a long time now. I found your work while you were living in Germany.
    Your work goes way beyond art journaling. When you moved here, your artistic talent just exploded.
    The buildings you paint are just amazing. I enjoyed the video and your use of paint. Thanks so much for sharing.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Hi Barb, thank you so much for your wonderful words! that makes me happy!

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  • Barb

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    Nathalie,
    I forgot to ask you a question. In the first video, do you happen to remember who sings the song and the name of the song. It really is enjoyable to listen to with the artistic work you were painting.
    Thanks

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Barb the artist is Jose Gonzalez – The album is called “In Our Nature” and the song is called Cycling Trivialities. I love the whole album – it is very relaxing :)

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  • Leadonna Fritts

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    Nat, I could watch you create all day! You make it all look so easy and so doable! Thanks for the great tips. I’m going to paint the tops of my bottles and add my little squares as you have suggested. Thank you for the continued inspiration and I hope to someday take a workshop of yours!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Awe- thank you Leadonna, so glad you enjoyed this post. Hope I will see you soon again – either in a workshop or else ! Have a wonderful day!

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  • Rebecca Buchanan

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    Thank you Natalie! Add my voice to all those above. Learned something great from each of your videos. Also glad someone asked about the music and that you shared the source–I liked that too. Thank you for having this great series of tips and techniques!!!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Rebecca, so glad you liked it and it was helpful!

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  • Bea savellano

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    helpful. Thank u..B

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Announcing New Series: Must-Have Mixed Media Supplies

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Tomorrow I am starting a new series called: Must-Have Mixed Media Supplies.

I often get emails asking me about my favorite tools or supplies and I love those emails because they make me think of why I tend to use some supplies all the time.

Is it laziness? What is it about these items that make me grab for them whenever I create a Mixed Media Project?

One of the answers is “I use them because of their versatility of usage” .

I love supplies I can use in many different ways – they bring out the researcher in me, the experimenter, the crazy girl, the one that wants to know , to play, to create and to inspire others.

This is an updated and more informative version of my Mixed Media Essentials Series I  did a couple years ago :) In fact …it will be JAM packed ;)

 

Let me take you the next couple months on a little journey on my Must-Have Mixed Media Supplies and explain why I I use them, how I use them and where I used them.

Hope I will see you tomorrow for the first Post in this series!

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  • Denise Spillane

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    This is great. I look forward to the series.

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  • Lizzie

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    Really looking forward to this- it promises to be really useful. Thanks

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  • Kathy P

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    Wow, cool! So looking forward to this information. Thank you for your ongoing sharing of such useful information with us here, Nat!

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Inspired by H.N. Werkman … or Creative Play

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Remember the blogpost of my museum visit to the H.N. Werkman Exhibition in Groningen in The Netherlands? When Birgit and I came back from that trip, we were so inspired by Werkman’s artwork, that we went right into her studio and played. Instead of using a printing press we used a mono printing plate. I later continued playing and refining some of the Werkman inspired printing techniques in my own style at home.

This is the first print I made inspired by Werkman.

I call this “Man with hat between houses” :) LOL- titles are also inspired by Werkman- I loved that he just described what you see in his titles and it was kinda funny.

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The Werkman exhibition inspired me, because his prints talked to me. I love how simple shapes combined tell a story.

As you can tell- the following one was inspired also by The Netherlands trip :)

“Windmill with 5 sheep”

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Werkman worked with Stamps, Stencils, Paints and texture Tools – I loved the combination of these tools and media as that is what I use all the time too.

“Blue Skyline with watertower”

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I loved his color choices – He was very bold in his colors which as you know speaks to me too.

This print is inspired by my visit to Toledo, Spain.  “Passing on the Toledo Bridge”

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Most of all, Werkman was inspiring to me because he dared to try new things. He was a printer by trade…who wanted to be an artist, and he combined his knowledge of printing with experimenting with new and revolutionary techniques for prints. Amazing!

This last print I did was a bit tricky with all the different elements and I am not super happy with the colors- but still fun! “Lady Liberty on 4th July”. I learned a lot from experimenting with this.

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It is wonderful how a visit to a museum can expose you to artists you might not have known before and then give you a huge push to try something new and fun.

What did you see lately in a museum that inspired you?

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  • Deborah A. Pierro

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    Hi Nat. I really liked all of these prints. I think they turned out really well, especially since they are monoprints and you have to paint pretty fast. I really missed your regular blog posts, like this one!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Deborah! I will try to do more of blog posts like this one -it is just sometimes life gets in the way and we can’t do it all- but i love doing these kind of things and I am keeping your comment to heart and try more again :) Have a wonderful weekend!, Nat

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  • Cheryl Zacher

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    Very nice. I love the color pop, and the common sights we all see everyday. Also, the judicious use of white space. Looks like you nailed it!
    Joy Joy

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  • cheiron

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    Wow Nat these prints are AWESOME!!! I would love to see a class on this type of technique (hint, hint).

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Cheiron :) Yep – class is coming ;) hint hint- LOL

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  • Ami Pilon

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    I really like these. It looks like your view is spectacular.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Ami! my view from the studio is pretty nice – I love seeing Lady Liberty, even it is more the side-back view of her ;)

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  • Joi@RR

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    Oh wow – I missed this post. How in the world did I miss it. These are wonderful Nat. YEAH – I just knew you would get lots of use out of all those incredible pictures and memories from your trip. My favorite it the first one – Man Between Houses – rather describes our lives – always between something!! I just like the colors and the layout and symbolism of this one. But they are all FABULOUS. Even Lady Liberty is GREAT. Keep this up… these are just so inspiring, creative, color intriguing and delightful. LOVE them all. And I just have to say… blessed today to see you creating!!! Hugs j.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Hi Joi, always love reading your comments and thoughts! you are such a motivation for me! Have a gorgeous week! hugs, nat

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Blogging in Color Hop with Stampendous & Faber-Castell – Part II

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Stampendous and Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft have teamed up for a Blog Hop and the Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft Design Team and some are playing with my Stampendous stamps and some yummie Faber-Castell Products – Wait until you see the colorful inspiration they have for you this week! We are all Blogging in Color!

I am back to play with some Gelatos – and for today’s post I created a couple Graduation/Achievement Tags which I will use as Gift Hangers :)

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I stamped each tag with different stamps from my stamp sets and embossing ink and then used different Embossing powders on top and heat embossed them. The Gelatos rubbed over went wonderfully into the creases and not embossed areas, being resisted by the embossed areas themselves.

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For the “Right On” tag I used the Kaffee Klatsch Stamp Set,  Aged Aqua Enamel and Gelatos from the Pastel Kit.

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“Well Done” was created by using the Mark Maker Stamp Set, Deep Impression Chunky Enamel and Gelatos from the Bright Kit.

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And for the Yeah tag I created a funky background using the Fiesta Stamp Set, Aged Green Embossing Enamel and again some colors from the Pastel Kit.

The titles were written with a brush and Soft Body paint. That was fun :)

Here are the supplies I used on this page

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Don’t forget to check out all the different projects from the Stampendous and Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft Design Team this week – I heard there might be prizes involved ;)

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  • Diane Hover

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    Oh yes, yes, I love tags, and these are fabulous, so artistic!!!

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  • TracyM #6773

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    COOL tags Nathalie!!!
    LOVE the backgrounds, the colours & textures look FABULOUS!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)

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  • Jean Marmo

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    Such fun colors and textures! PErfect tags!

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  • FeM

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    These tags are great!!!!!! Love them.

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  • Jackie Neal

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    Nat, I love your tags and love those messages you shared!!xx

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  • Denise Spillane

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    Love these. See you Thursday at the class. Excited to meet you again.

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  • Amanda Rhodes

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    I love your tags & I’m sure your grads will, too!

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  • Mary Holshouser

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    I make the tags for all of my presents. Hadn’t though about using paints to embellish them – usually stick with stamping. Thanks for the idea.
    The tags are great.

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  • Sue D

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    I like your fun and colorful graduation tags.
    Sue in Ohio

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  • Viki B

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    I absolutely love how the gelatos look against the aged embossing powders. Darn it! Now I have more things I need to try ;p These turned out gorgeous!

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  • Greta H

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    These are gorgeous & a technique I can do! May also have decided to use my gc for some of these stamps! Thank you!

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  • Joi@RR

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    The “YEAH” tag is my fav because I use that word all the time – especially blogging!!! These are SUPER Nat… what a great idea. They turned out so neat – just love that embossing UNDER the gelatos. THANKS BUNCHES – hugs. j.

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  • Mayoori

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    Love your embossing and color coding

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  • barb macaskill

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    LOVE these cool tags! Great texture and love the colors! TFS!

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  • D.Ann C

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    Love all the fab textures and layers on your tags!

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  • stephanie

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    love the tags! will have to try gelatos over embossing

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  • Stampendous Stamps

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    We are so thrilled you joined us this week. Your projects have been amazing and today’s tags have such a fantastic texture for the base with stamped embossing. Thank you for playing along with us this week with Faber-Castell!

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  • Leadonna Kimmel

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    Love the bright colors and the great texture you’ve created with your stamps! Pure awesomeness as always, Nat!

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  • Kailash

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    Such fun tags, lovely project!!!

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  • Yolanda Gonzalez

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    I love all the textures. Great tags!

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  • Karen Erickson

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    Love the bright colors and textures

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  • Linda Chidster

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    Unique & CREATIVE!!!! TFS!!!

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  • Teresa Godines #6857

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    Very pretty tags. TFS

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  • Ruby C

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    Beautiful tags. Kaffee Klatsch is my favorite of your gorgeous stamps. They are are perfect for embossing! Love the texture of these embossing powders and they look beautiful when used with the gelatos.

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  • 1aquagirl

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    Love these!

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  • Kathy P

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    I really like the look of the embossing with the gelatos on top. Definitely going to give this technique a try! TFS!

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  • Jade Passmore

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    Love these tags! So perfect for a graduation gift.

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  • Beth Williams

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    this is a technique I know I can do and use. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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  • Judy B

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    Great tags. Love the different looks on each of them. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Janine Rudnick

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    Such cute tags! This gives me a lot of ideas.

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  • Dot

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    Hi Nat. Wow, I love the rich backgrounds! The words really pop. The embossing with the gelato’s is a great combination.
    Dot (Aus) x

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We go together like … Hops + IPA

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A Valentines Card for the avid IPA Lover ;) Using Liquitex Spray Paints, Acrylic Paints, Inks and Markers and my new Fiesta Stamp Set with it’s Template and the Marker Maker Stamps.

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As we Germans do not really celebrate Valentine’s Day, I think I did pretty good with a little bit of a German twist here too – LOL ;)

What would be your personal Valentine’s Sentence “We go together like …..” – fill in blank :) ?

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  • Sue Clarke

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    We just had a V-day lunch out land my hubby was thrilled to get a tray of 5 handcrafted IPA’s to have with his meal.

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  • Linda on the Prairie

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    A great pairing any way you look at it!

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Fiesta Girl Canvas

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I created this canvas board with my new Stampendous Fiesta Stamp Set for the CHA Booth.

 

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I first painted the background with different green shades. Then I stamped the background with different acrylic colors and the Fiesta stamps. Next, I masked off the background with the woman silhouette and used Parchment and a light mist of Black Liquitex Spray Paint over it.

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I took some paint at some areas off again and then used Titanium White Spray Paint and an alphabet stencil moving over the whole canvas with the lady still masked off. The letters were applied in the end with Gel Medium.

Here are the supplies I used:

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have a wonderful day and do something creative!

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  • Nurse-Ratchet

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    Love it!! Just picked up my Fiesta Stamp set yesterday ….. It is more amazing in person!!

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  • Seth

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    Great piece Nat. Thanks for taking the time to share the process as well!

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  • Margaret

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    I love this Nat! Is the female portrait one of your masks? Where can I buy it? This piece really speaks to me, it’s just perfect:)

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  • Joi@RR

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    She is so unique… love the florals inside and the numbers outside… so many thought provoking meanings come to mind. Beautiful.

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  • Jackie P Neal

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    Gorgeous canvas Nat! Love those stamps as well as the colors you chose!

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  • Yankeegirl

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    This is really awesome, Nat! Love the greens and blues on the grey, and the numbers really set the shape off!

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  • Andrene

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    Really beautiful! I love the colors you’ve used and the stamped images were the perfect choice for that silhouette.

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  • tesa

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    Beautiful!!

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  • Stampendous Stamps

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    This canvas just has the most soothing color palette with such an exciting design idea. Love the use of type as an element as well. Always eye-catching. Another masterpiece, Nathalie!! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  • Jo

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    LOVE the under printing in the silhouette.

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  • D.AnnC

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    Really love the colors in this! The more I see of this set, the higher it climbs on my wishlist!!

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  • Jacquelene L

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    This canvas is my favourite piece from cha. When I saw it, I went to the stampendous website to try and figure out what stencil you used. I love the women stencil and the stamps. Thank you for sharing your inspiring techniques for this canvas. In the future this stencil and stamps will be used in my art journals and cards. Thank you for sharing your creativity with all of us.
    Jacquelene L
    Canada

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Create Memories – Canvas

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I haven’t done canvases with photos in a long time and I really had a lot of fun to create this super easy canvas for the Stampendous CHA booth for my new Stamp Set section :) The stamps are trickling now into the first shops- the are just starting to ship out. I will post a list of stores soon! Using the Kaffee Klatsch Stamp Set which also includes a free stencil, I took the stencil, laid it down onto the canvas and using a nice Painter’s Knife I spread some Heavy Gesso over the Stencil.

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After the stenciled images dried, I used some Liquitex Acrylic inks and added them to the canvas using a water spray to mix them at areas, take off some ink, make the ink run and drip and drop . Super fun!

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When the ink was dry I just stamped with the Kaffee Klatsch Stamps and Archival ink on top of the canvas. I splattered some Soft Body Paints on top of an old and dried up brush (yup- if you forgot to clean it and ruined it- you might as well just incorporate it into your art work or craft projects, right? ) . I applied the photo with double sided tape and the heavy brush with Heavy Gel Medium.

 

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I used some old black chipboard letters and to unify them more with my background design, I stamped with one of the round Kaffee Klatsch stamps using  Liquitex Unbleached Titanium White on top. Since most self adhesive letters won’t hold forever on canvas, I applied the letter also with a thin coating of Gel Medium.

Here is a list of all the supplies I used

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Have a gorgeous day!

Nat

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  • Yankeegirl

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    Awesome canvas, Nat! I really like the look of the liquid inks. You have inspired me to get out my stuff and get messy today! And you are looking fabulous—- love that photo of you!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Awe- thank you so much! Yes I do love those Liquitex Inks a lot too :)

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  • Nurse-Ratchet

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    This piece is so cheerful and happy which reflects the fab pic of you! I cannot wat to get my hands on these new stamps! See you in March, my LGL!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      thank you Nurse Ratchet! Cannot wait to see you in March- we will have loads of fun at the workshops !!!

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  • Cynthia

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    Love this canvas, especially the way you added the decorated brush and that fabulous photo of your beautiful, smiling self!!

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  • Sue Clarke

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    I continue to love this pic of you in your element Nat and the canvas came out great. Liquid inks I now must try.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Sue- I know you will love those inks and they are super versatile!

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  • Barb

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    I Love this idea!!! Can’t wait to try it–an extra jumpstart!!! Thank You so much. I am so enjoying CJS–only wish I had known about it from the beginning. But I know now, so hope it remains an annual thing. : )

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      I am so glad you enjoy it Barb ! You never know ;) I hope I will do it again but every year in January I need a break- LOL

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  • Denise Spillane

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    Oh Nat, I so love this. The texture, the look do doilies, the great picture of you! The color! Wonderful.

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  • Margaret

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    Nat, I love, love, LOVE this canvas!! Great picture of you, too. You’re so cute:) I, too, cannot wait to buy the stamps you used in this project! Attaching the old brush to this painting is genIous!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you so much for your sweet words! I knew this brush would come handy some times – LOL

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  • Sabine

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    Stunning piece! Love all about it.
    Und die Stempel hätte ich auch gerne. Mal schauen, wo ich die finde….

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  • Nathalie Kalbach

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    Danke schön :) Die Stempel gibt es auch bald in Deutschland- ich weiß von mindestens zwei deutschen Shops, die sie bestellt haben – ich halte Dich auf dem Laufenden :)

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  • Mary Anne

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    Looking forward to using your stamps. I am now sold on the Liquitex acrylic inks. These past few weeks have really “Jump Started ” my creative side. Thank you.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      I am so glad you like them and also feel jumpStarted- yeahh! Thank you for being part of it!

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  • Seth

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    Loving the new stamp sets Nat. Congratulations on a great release!!

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Elephant in the Room … in a good way

Last week I was surprised by Sandy and Judi with two amazing projects using my StencilGirl Products Elephant Stencils.

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Sandy came to my class at The Inkpad on Friday and had this amazing piece of pottery as a present for me in her hand. She used my Elephant March Stencil with it. I love love love it. She burned it in the Kiln and it can be used as a cutting board or hot plate or just as an amazing home decor item . Here is Sandy  – thank you Sandy- you made me so happy- I smile every time I see it on the table!

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And here is an amazing Wooden Canvas that Judi Kauffman created with my Elephant Parade and Batik Stencil. LOOOVEEE it!

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Judi wrote a great instruction on how to create this canvas. Judi you are just amazing!

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Speaking of Stencils :) Don’t miss out on the awesome Cyber Monday Deals December 1st on StencilGirl Products Stencils including all of my Nathalie Kalbach stencils !

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And speaking of Cyber Monday December 1st! There will be a big announcement coming on Monday on my blog :) So do not miss out on it – HINT: a lot of people asked me already if there will be something coming this year ;)

Have a gorgeous weekend!

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  • Kathy

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    Fabulous work girls, I have bought it to paint on the top of a chest of draws, but haven’t got around to it yet! :(

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      That sounds so cool- please share with me when you are done with it :) Have a wonderful weekend!
      nat

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Simon Says Stamps – Guest Post

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Today I am guest blogging on the Simon Says Stamps Blog – hop on over to see what I have done with Modeling Paste, Derwent Inktense Blocks and my Stamps and Stencils :)

Wishing you a gorgeous day

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