Mixed Media with Shari Carroll: A Cup of Color
Welcome everyone and Happy Saturday! It’s Shari here with a mixed media canvas full of color inspired by my surroundings of fall.
I’ve created this canvas to include a variety of texture, a mixture of color, and a bit of shine!
The background starts with cut
papers that are overlapped with crumpled tissue on top. After a coat of Distress Crackle paint, I’ve added Walnut Stain ink to get some dramatic effects.
The die-cut leaves were colored using Distress stains by dripping the stain directly on to moistened watercolor paper.
Finally, everything came together with a
die-cut foil cup to hold all the colorful clippings.
WATCH THE VIDEO:
Winsor Newton 8×8 Stretched Cotton… Honey Bee FRESH BREWED 6 x 6 Paper… Tim Holtz Idea-ology 8 x 8 Paper… Simon Says Stamp LATTE GIFT CARD… Simon Says Stamp TENDER LEAVES Wafer… Simon Says Stamp DETAIL ELM LEAVES… Simon Says Stamp LEAFY CHRISTMAS… Tim Holtz Sizzix FESTIVE STEMS Bigz L… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain WILD… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain RUSTY… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain August… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain BARN… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain PEELED… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain WALNUT… Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain… Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9×12 140lb… Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad… Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS… Dina Wakley Ranger PALETTE KNIFE… Tim Holtz 4 Oz ROCK CANDY Distress… The Crafter’s Workshop CLEAR GEL… Simon Says Stamp CRAFT TACKY GLUE… Fineline Applicators 20 Gauge… Sizzix BIG SHOT MACHINE Gray And…
Wow!!! Absolutely Gorgeous!!! An Amazing piece of art!!!
This is truly a cup of color! So beautifully crafted…the foliage in a mug is a delightful design–tfs, stay well.
Oh WOW!!! Shari! this is absolutely stunning!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!
Gorgeous creation, thanks so much for the video!
Gorgeous is the first word that came to my mind too … this might be my all-time favorite of the mixed media you have done (although they are ALL fabulous). Thanks for sharing your amazing talent with all of us.
You’ve done it again, Shari! What a fabulous project! I love those deep rich colors & the awesome foil cup!
This is so pretty
You are amazing Shari, an inspiration to all, loved watching your process , thank you ?
This is terrific, Shari! S
I’m so glad to see your video and project! When you splattered the metallic paint over the leaves, a smile spread clear across my face. It was the perfect touch to finish off this bouquet! I’m in love with the background! ????
This is gorgeous!
Wow! Did I ever enjoy watching you create this one. The canvas texture was amazing. Your leaves were lovely and what an easy way to get that effect. I would never have thought of that. This piece was amazing!