Friday 2 February 2018

Tagtastic Rusty Grunge.

Morning all Fiona here to share with you a Tag created  using one of Andy's new release kits from Tando Creative called TagTastic  and one his fabulous new stamp sets A5 Tech Trauma from Illusionary Artists.

To start I gave one of the large tags in the kit a basecoat of DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylic in Titan Buff. Then I built up the layers of colour with washes of DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Cobalt Teal Hue and Quinacrodone Gold drying between layers until I achieved the look I was after. The edges were then blended and smudged with Quinacrodone gold. One of the text stamps from the Tech Trauma set was then stamped over the tag with potting soil archival ink.
I then gave one of the hearts in the kit a basecoat Titan Buff Media fluid Acrylic and when dry stamped with Andy's peeled paint stamp from his Industrial Stamp Set.  When dry the edges were given a coat of DecoArt Media Texture Sand paste and Andy's rust effect finish. The Heart was then given a coat of Andy's dirty wash to age. The rusty treatment was then applied to the cog, nuts and bolts, screwheads and bookplate from the kit and patina accents added with DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylic in Coabalt Turquoise Hue. Fig XII from Andys new Stampendous Release Stamp set Fossils was stamped with black archival ink onto watercolour cardstock and then given a coat of Andy's Dirty Wash to age. Rusty wire wrapped around the heart then all elements assembled onto the tag base to finish.
Here's a close up of the detail.
Thanks for stopping by. Be sure to check back regularly for more new release Inspiration from the  team. Hugs Fiona.
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  1. Amazing background and I love the rust and texture, Cathy.

  2. Awesome!!! Amazing rust colors. Love this!!!!💞💕

  3. Very cool. Love the rust against that green background. Thanks for inspiring me today


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