This week’s theme for Mixed Media Monday was keep it simple and keep it ME!!.  Sometimes I get lost in it all and forget both but Monday felt great to go back to what I love.  Today’s 8″ X 10″ canvas  project features:  DecoArt Media and Dynasty Brushes….


  • Substrate:8″ X 10″ Canvas
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylic (Paynes Grey, Carbon Black, Phthalo Green-Yellow, Diarylide Yellow, and Pyrrole Red)
  • DecoArt Chalky Finish (Relic and Everlasting)
  • DecoArt Decor Crackle Medium
  • DecoARt Media Gesso (White)
  • DecoArt Media Ultra Matte Varnish
  • Ink:  StazOn Or Ranger
  • Brushes:  Dynasty:  Black Silver #14 (4920), SC240 #18, Black Silver Round #6 (4970), 1/2 Dynasty Stencil Brush, 5/- Black Gold #206SL Liner Brush  (Order from The Brush Guys and they give a 5% discount.  Enter “twstudios” at checkout.  You can order here:
  • DecoArt Brush & Stencil Cleaner
  • Other:  Stabilo Aquarellable Pencil

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I apologize for the internet issues in the beginning but then we were good to go!.  It was a great night……

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Until then…do something creative everyday!

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