Fairy by Karine Gagnon
Dear crafty friends,
I’m here today to share with you a step by step photo tutorial. I decided to create a canvas. Here it is.
I was inspired by the moodboard from Mixed Media & Art. Since I received my DT package, I had this idea of creating a fairy project because of one of the images on the bottom left corner of the Knotty paper. To me, it looks like a little fairy house. Let me walk you through my process.
I chose an 8×10 canvas. I applied some 3D Matte Gel through the Soulmates Squares stencil and dried everything with my heat tool.
I applied my first layer of color using the green paste from the Military Rust Paste set and a Stencil brush. I used some water here and there to make a variation in color.
Second layer of color, using the yellow paste, also from the Military Rust Paste set. This time, I applied it with a palet knife.
Adding yet another color. This time, I selected Jade Impasto Paint and applied it with a brush.
Another color for highlight: Green Apple Impasto Paint, applied with a palet knife.
It was very intense, so I decided to apply a mixture of Texture Paste White Sand and White Gesso through the Dreamscapes Geometry stencil. I love the texture added and the white just tone down the colors.
I stamped a butterfly and a ladybug from the Garden Party Clear Stamps set and fussy cut them. I painted a light coat of green paste on my butterfly to match with my fairy (you’ll see later). I also fussy cut a few images from the Garden Party Knotty paper.
I’m building my composition with pieces of the Knotty.
I’m beginning to add layers with chipboards and cut pieces.
Adding rope, burlap, lace and Prima flowers, along with my little fairy house die-cut and my «fairy». Have you noticed that I used my stamped butterfly as her wings?
I’ve added some gold flower lace from Prima and my cut out butterflies and fly. I also added some Melange Art Pebbles.
Adding my favorite finishing touches: Die-cut Elements, Element Stickers and Word Stickers from the Garden Party collection.
Some Art Stones, Mega Art Stones, Micro Beads and flakes, just for added texture.
I stamped just a little bit on my background with the text stamp from the Garden Party Clear Stamps set and black Archival Ink.
And voilà! A few close-ups!
I really hope you like my project. Have a nice day. Karine xx
7 Dots Studio supplies:
Garden Party – Die Cut Elements 6×12
Garden Party – Element Stickers 6×12
Dreamscapes – Geometry Stencil
Garden Party – Word Stickers 6×12
Garden Party – Clear Stamps
Soulmates – Squares Stencil
Garden Party – Knotty