ATC duo

Hello Crafters!

Today I want to show you how I made this Mixed Media ATC duo using just a stencil and Fluffy modeling paste.

Supplies needed :

Note: I am a Design Team member for The Crafter’s Workshop; however, even though I use and love their products, all opinions are solely my own.

As you might know I love working on small surfaces and ATCs are one of my favorite things to play with. I, as always, started my background by covering it entirely with a book page. Many of you asked me why I do that, it is simple. It gives me a solid textured background to build from. I do not pay attention to what the word on the paper says, i just put it there to create interest and movement.

I used gel medium to glue it down and then with a spatula I partly covered it with gesso. I did this for two reasons – first because i wanted to tone down a bit the background, second because partly covering the background it leaves part where I can still see the text, but it is just not too overwhelming.

Then I took the heavy body paint and with my finger I spread the color all around the ATC. I also blended a little the two colors together to create a lovely orange shade.
I set aside to dry and then I applied the Fluffy Modeling paste though the stencil. I LOVE the fluffy modeling paste, it is so easy to apply.
I also love this stencil it is perfect for backgrounds.

I set aside to dry again and then I stitched around the border to give the ATC a more complete look.
With the white I went over the stenciled images just to highlight them a bit and with the black I added some shadows around the border.

Here’s some more photo of this project :

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed this easy project!

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Ciao,  Zoey
The Crafter’s Workshop Design Team

2 thoughts on “ATC duo

  1. I love this tutorial. I have limited usage of my hands but still love to dabble in art. This is something I will be capable of doing! Thank you!

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