Issue 11 Finally Out! And Available to All in December

Happy Sunday everyone!

What have I done today, you will ask me. With one week late, today, I finally finished Issue 11 of theย Christelle’s Art Factory E-mag, the last issue of 2018.

Usually exclusive to all CAF Club members (it’s free to join by the way), to celebrate the festive season officially starting, I am making the download of this new issue available to ALL, throughout December.

You can click on the image below to download the PDF file for free (the link will be removed from this post from 1st January 2019, so don’t miss your chance)

A little preview of this issue’s content:

As you might notice, there’s a “CAF CLUB MEMBERS FREE GIFT” in this issue. Well, since you have access to the issue, the gift will be yours too! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Enjoy…

Palette Knife Painting on Fabric

Experimenting with painting with a palette knife – something I very rarely do – and on unprimed fabric.

A sneak peek at Issue 11 of theย Christelle’s Art Factory E-mag, which will be out at the end of next week.

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Click on the image for the video links (free downloads) and more info on the tutorial

Relaxing playtime for me and a video tutorial for you! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Enjoy…

Much love x

Christelle

What Do You Want More Of?

In my new video tutorial, I have decided to spin my answers.

Inspired by one of Get Messy’s articles within the Season of Seasons, this project is my Part 9 of the season (finished about 6 weeks ago! I am SO behind!).

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Click the image above to be directed to the video links and the supply list of this mixed media project.

Also in this tutorial, a sneak peek at our Step by Step project for Issue 11 of the Christelle’s Art Factory E-mag (out at the end of November 2018).

Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

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Mandala Out of The Mess

It’s been a while since I last painted a mandala, and also a longer while since I last painted “big” and standing.

I grabbed my easel, and very quickly realised why I hadn’t painted that way for a long time – my easel is the total opposite of stable. Every stroke I made made my easel move to a dangerous fashion. I will need a more stable easel (better start saving as they are pretty expensive!).

Despite the instability, I did manage to create this mandala “out of the mess” – both literally and figuratively.

My first step was to create a very messy background with black and white gesso and heavy body acrylic paints on a piece of cardboard; I also added some pieces of scrapbook paper to add different accents (glued with my trusty Mod Podge) –

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I then created my mandala and blanked out with white paint the sections I would later add colour and patterns to –

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I added some gold outlines and accents with my Posca paint pen for my mandala to stand out a bit more –

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I let my white paint dry overnight and, first thing in the morning, added colour and patterns to my blanked out sections. I also added some green accents with my Posca paint pen to introduce a new colour and bring more pop –

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Seasons of Emotions

In this new tutorial video, I am illustrating the next prompt in the Get Messy Season of Seasons.

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Click on the image to be redirected to the video links and tutorial info

Colour wheel colour mixing fun…

Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks again for reading and watching.

Much love x

Christelle