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  • A BRIGHT Idea! Altered “Light Bulbs”!

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    Jen Farooq

    Creating mixed-media projects is so fun, especially with a shaped base! Today three of our Prima experts share their spin on a LIGHT BULB! We would love to have you share your LIGHT BULB creations with us as well. Please tag us when you post them so we can send some <3 your way!

    BREATHE OUT by Iwona

    “Light bulbs are one of my favourite forms. I love to use them as a base, add small light bulbs to my projects, or even use a real one as a part of a composition. Today, I made a mixed-media, marine-themed light bulb with some steampunk and patina touches.” -Iwona

    Finnabair’s Art Extravagance Patina Paste Set (SKU 964351)

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    OWN YOUR STORY by Kasia

    “The light bulb theme is a great start to a mixed-media project. In my artwork, I used a light bulb base that I filled with lots of elements. Everything was covered with black Gesso before I started playing with colors. Thanks to great waxes, I obtained very multi-layered and interesting effects. Thanks to these, even the smallest elements have been emphasized, creating a beautiful depth.” -Kasia

    Finnabair Art Alchemy Matte Wax- Stained Wood (SKU 655350968694)

    Prima Products: Heavy Gesso Black 962968 Heavy Gesso White 961442 Matte Wax – Stained Wood 968694 Metallique Wax – Firebird 966720 Metallique Wax – Peacock 966775 Art Pebbles 963323 Mould – Wings & Bones 968625 Mechanicals – Caps 960391 Mechanicals – Numbers 960254 Art Daily – Sentiments 964849


    Hi there Prima fans! Di Garling here with you on the blog today.

    So, today some of the design team girls were sent the challenge of creating a project inspired by LIGHT GLOBES, so this is my interpretation of this challenge. I have created a little mixed media “reverse canvas” & it features a large chipboard “light globe”, as well as a small light globe embellishment too. I hope you like it!

    For my mixed media background I have stenciled, troweled on some gorgeous “Crackle Paste”, added some gorgeous watercolours on my background, then set to work on the actual Light Globe itself.

    For the Light Globe I coloured it with Prima Wax Paste followed by a generous coat of the “Jewel Effects Paste”. Oh my goodness, this paste is amazing in real life, soooo sparkly, as well as added texture!

    Finnabair Art Extravagance Jewel Paste – Crushed Crystals (SKU 655350969004)

    I have added lots of flowers & a vine from various Prima collections, a sweet little butterfly, some fibers, some fussy-cut elements from the “Watercolor Floral” paper collection, some Art Stones & Pearls & then finished off with a couple of chipboard stickers & some bling. Voila! All done.

    I hope you like it and maybe even draw some inspiration from it.

    Prima Products: #651428  12″x 12″ “Watercolor Floral” Paper Pad, #656263 ” Painted Floral” Chipboard Stickers, #997007 “My Sweet” Butterflies”, #651572 “Watercolor Floral” Say It In Crystals, #647148 “Surfboard” Ellie – Vine, #658700 “Peach Tea” Flowers , #653125 “Watercolor Floral” Flowers, Prima Flowers® Watercolor Floral Collection , #961442 Heavy Gesso – White, #965259 Paper Texture Paste, #961503 White Crackle Texture Paste, #969004 Jewel Effect Paste – “Crushed Crystals”, #963705 Art Stones, #966751 Wax Paste – Mint Sparkle

    So Much Texture by Wiola

    Hi Everyone, 

    Do you like texture? If so, you have to try the White Sand Texture Paste! This paste is really perfect to create an amazing background. I simply love it. I used this paste to create the cover for my next junk journal. If you make great background, you don’t need many embellishments. An interesting element like texture can be enough.

    Finnabair Art Extravagance – White Sand Texture Paste


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