Loew Cornell October Newsletter Project & GIVEAWAY!

11/1/15 WINNER WINNER is Teresa Godines!  CONGRATS to you!  Please email your shipping address to info@tracyweinzapfelstudios.com to claim your prize!winnerLoew-Cornell sent me some new toys to play with in my new Studio and asked me to contribute to their October newsletter.  I got some fun products to play with!  I decided the Loew-Cornell, Simply Art Wooden Tag Panels were the perfect Halloween surface…….I used DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics and Mediums with the new Loew Cornell Dabbers!  Here is what I created…….

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Here is are step outs from the project….

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MATERIALS LIST:  (DecoArt Products can be purchased online HERE)

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It was fun to see the texture come to life with Decoart Media Gesso, Sand Texture Paste and Crackle Paste!   Every panel has a different texture and depth to it!

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I am in LOVE with the Loew Cornell Dabbers!  They come in three types of sponges for a different texture: Loew-Cornell Mixed Media Coarse Sponge Dabber , Fine Sponge Dabber, and Rough Stippling Dabber!  Perfect for Mixed Media!  Thank you Loew Cornell for getting me in the Day of the Dead spirit……..!

Please enjoy a time lapse of my creative process HERE:

THANK YOU TO LOEW-CORNELL for asking me to try out new surfaces!  It was fun. GIVEAWAY TIME!!  here is your chance…..leave a comment on this blog post go leave some love over on Loew Cornell’s Facebook Wall for a chance to win this awesome prize!  I will pick a winner on Halloween, October 31st!

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If you find yourself truly stuck today, and you’ve worked yourself to exhaustion, remember, tomorrow morning is a new beginning.  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with stopping, refilling your bucket, sleeping, and starting fresh again in the morning.  Tomorrow is another opportunity to try again and learn something new.  This is NOT failure, and it’s not giving up.  This is the process of learning.  It’s being a smart, intelligent, living being and recognizing that sometimes it’s better to rest and to try again when you’re fresh.”

73 thoughts on “Loew Cornell October Newsletter Project & GIVEAWAY!

  1. Love these! I think Halloween is my most favorite holiday. I am loving how you create. So fun to watch and to see what you do.

  2. Love this triptych Tracy – it’s just such a FRIENDLY Day of the Dead piece! Leaving the skulls in black really gives them all of ancient look. Your backgrounds are all just perfect and the dimension/texture from the dabbers is just wonderful. Thanks bunches too for the fab video tutorial. j.

    • How Cool! I love the colors and Halloween theme. I have 3 family members with Birthdays near Halloween. This projects gives me lots of ideas!!

  3. Really cool project. I like the dabbers haven’t seen anything like them, think I’ll get one or maybe two. (;)

  4. The skellies are spooky fun. Wish I could see them up close! The daubers are in my wish list! Makes me want to go out and buy a pumpkin 🙂

  5. I amazed at the Lowell Cornell daubers, I loved the way look so simple to use. I really liked the wooden tags and the the video was great and very simple to follow on how to use the products.

  6. Those daubers look like so much fun! Love your video! So many wonderful colorful layers! THose tags are too cute! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  7. So Cool! love the texture and colors that you used, and that grafix rub-on product is something I would love to play with!
    the video was great you did a beautiful job!
    Won’t know what to do with myself however for the next month while you are off. But have a great time, and call me if you need me! <3

  8. Love the backgrounds on all three. The daubers really made it easy to put texture on. Already thinking of getting them.

  9. Fantastic project! Love the dabbers – never saw those before anywhere. Wondering if the media gesso has some different properties than regular gesso. And Love the look of the crackle paste and the idea of the sand texture on the other one.

  10. Love the LC dabbers and that stencil by Andy Skinner.. Thank you so much for sharing.. Would love to make one being that Halloween is a favorite of mine..

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