Sunday, August 24, 2014


Using Tim Holtz distress inks is a form of mixed media, so
 MEOW WOW started with everyone gathered around the bar with Nanci.
She taught everyone how to apply the Tim Holtz inks and 
to spritz the tag with water to blend them.  
In addition, she taught the class how to emboss the tag
and then how to ink the embossed pattern for a wonderful effect.
Everyone enjoyed creating their unique tags for the canvases.
After lunch Cat demonstrated how to use "Gelly Plate" with 
paints and a brayer.

Another technique Cat demonstrated was dry brushing paint onto your project.
Ann created a beautiful canvas using the dry brush technique.
Cat impressed upon everyone how important it was to layer the various techniques.
This is the canvas base I created using the dry brush technique and then
layering on top of that with a stencil and spray ink.
Another technique demonstrated by Cat was wet brush painting, which 
gives you much more coverage.  Then layering the colors for your
desired effect.
We all learned to use a heat gun to dry the various layers of their project.

MEOW WOW won a big
So much fun with a creative bunch of ladies.

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