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DecoArt Media Misters

Pushing through my project deadline schedule leaves me very little time to create.

But occasionally I manage to sneak away … and play a little, 214 more words

Art Painting

Painting Technique -Faux Woodgrain

There is nothing quite like the look, the charm and the character of natural timber. And I do believe with all my heart that the natural beauty of woodgrain cannot be replicated.  371 more words

Art Painting

Order within Borders- Art for All Ages

Many people feel that they are not at all artistic. Yet there are many things you can do to create artistic flourishes or decorations, on objects in your world, with a few simple household tools and very little artistic technique. 450 more words


Faux Malachite & Onyx

I used the same techniques to complete each of these projects, the only difference is the color.  I first learned this technique to paint malachite, but it also works beautifully for onyx and sardonyx.  19 more words

What is Rosemaling

Tradition is important. Why? I hear you ask. Tradition is old-fashioned and boring.

All art has inspiration in something that has gone before, some tradition, even if it is completely new and experimental. 176 more words

Experimenting with creative materials – Applying Texture Medium

What is Texture medium?

Acrylic Texture Medium is used to build up surface texture or add exaggerated dimension to a painting.  It has a thick, “Polyfilla” like consistency which will hold its shape when applied to almost any surface that you can use acrylic paints on. 565 more words

Art Painting

Octopus Design

This is the mock-up I made for a project that never happened.  It was meant for a rotunda ceiling in a new beach house and would’ve looked amazing.  51 more words