Saturday, 13 August 2016

Galaxy Themed Mixed Media Art Canvas



Hello All and Welcome to The Crafty Bat


I am a big fan of the galaxy look so I wanted to create my own on a 5x5 framed canvas, I used the following materials: Distress Ink Pads, Blending Tool, Water, Dew Drop Ink, Water Brush and a lovely quote stamp from Bee Crafty.

To get the look I was after I had to decide on the colours I wanted to use this took some time with changing my mind then looking at other colour combos until I was finally happy

I layered up the colours bit by bit and then went over all the edging to give it a dark space look I finished the canvas off with a mixture of white ink and water and flicked it on.

Next I used a Star Stencil and my white ink with my water brush and coloured in the stars in the stencil and carefully removed the stencil.

The last part I then stamped the quote onto some smooth white card, cut it out and inked the edges up and then played about with where to put the quote. Once I was happy I then glued them into place. 

TAAADAAAA!!


One galaxy themed canvas complete with a fitting quote "Shoot for the moon Even if you miss you'll land among the STARS"

I hope this has given you some inspiration to have a try your self, play around with different colour combinations and techniques and most of all have fun doing it.


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The Crafty Bat

Challenges:
I would like to enter this into the following 
Stencil-It- A Vintage Journey
Anything Goes - Crafting With An Attitude
Anything Goes - Through The Purple Haze
Anything Goes - Addicted To Stamps
August Anything Goes - Crafting By Designs
Anything Goes - Inspiration Destination

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Kelly thank you for joining us over on
    Inspiration Destination
    Dianne xx
    IDCB DT

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  2. Great background, it realy feels like looking into the universe. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!
    Martina

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    1. Thank you so much Martina. Really has made me smile with your comment.

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  3. Thank you so much for joining us at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog for our weekly anything goes challenge. I look forward to seeing you again.
    Best of luck in the draw!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  4. Great colors and I love the stars background. Thanks for sharing this lovely card with us at the ATSM blog--please join us again soon!
    :) Marie DT--ATSM

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  5. nice!! Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck.
    Bye,
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  6. Very beautiful card. Great background. Thank you so much for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck!!! Patricia

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  7. Love your background, you did an amazing job! Thank you for joining Through The Purple Haze in our challenge, good luck!


    Lisbeth @ Lisbeths hobbyer
    FabrikaFantasy DT
    Through The Purple Haze (owner)
    Make It Crafty Gal
    DT Broken Fairy Designs

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  8. Wonderful galaxy themed canvas. I think you have captured those velvety midnight colours perfectly!Thanks so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey. Julia x

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  9. Great colours and design. Thanks for joining in the challenge at AVJ and good luck.
    Julie x

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