Sunday, 7 February 2016
Deco Art experimenting with Dazzling Metallics
Hi Everyone I hope you are well as my followers will know I am on the
Deco Art Outreach blogger program & have been for about a year now
if not a bit longer. I generally use Deco art products in most of
my projects as I love the range but I mainly stick to the Media
Range but wanted to try the Dazzling Metallics range. This
range has a vast array of colours and numerous
golds again a great favourite of mine.
So for this first play with using it on a project I started with a tag
and stamped a heart on it 4 times in black staz on. Next I used
ecoline inks to trace round the hearts lots of water and
brown Bistre was sprinkles and spritzed with water
till I was happy withe the result.
Next I picked 5 golds from the Deco Art Dazzeling Metallics range
Rich Expresso is @ the very bottom, Venitian gold, splendid gold,
emperors gold covered with Champagne gold. next I used
the media range clear crackle glaze which
I applied with my finger.
while I waited for the glaze to dry I covered a Tando creative
small key with texture sand paste which again I applied
with my finger.
Once dry I painted it with Media carbon black fluid acrylic paint
once dried I then picked up Rich expresso with my finger and just
lightly touched the key so it just picked it up in areas,
very much how you would used treasure gold.
Back to the hearts the gold is translucent so again using my fingers
I used Media antiquing cream in black over the hearts and
knocked back once dry with a baby wipe.
My fingers are looking glorious by now!!!!
The black has gone into the cracks as you can see above.
Next I gave the whole tag a coat soft touch matt varnish to seal the
inks and bistre but did not go over the hearts. I then covered
the area again with deco page matt sealer then I
applied stamped tissue paper over the top. I
have just realised there is some glue residue
on the above heart just be careful.
I pulled off the tissue paper and decorated my scabbed pieces with
carbon black media fluid acrylic knocking it back and edging with
rich expresso all applied by my very messy fingers!!!
I backed it onto black card they had been roughed up with a blade then
edged with rich expresso think this might be my favourite.
Okay so what I learned was that the colours are translucent
which I love as you can just glimps the pattern
underneath. The other brilliant thing is they are
all interchangeable across the range's.
I also find it helpful to make colour charts of the colours I have on
both black and white card as colours vary on different backgrounds
also it fives you a feel of how to work the paint and its properties
as all paints have their own. One last bit of information
regarding Deco art products they can be purchase from
Hobby craft and are very reasonably priced compared to
some of their competitors.
These really are amazing products go and try for yourself.
Well that's it for today folks thank you for popping by please
let me know what you think and if you found it useful.
Cheers Dee x