304 posts categorized "PITT® Artist Pens"

Pocket full of Sunshine and a Free Ustream Class TONIGHT!

 

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Hello Everyone :) 

DeeDee here today, and I can't believe we're 2/3 of the way through our Guest spots! EEK. So far I've had a ton of fun showing you some of my favorite ways to use Faber Castell Design Memory Craft ® products and I'm super excited to show you more today. Let's jump right in shall we?? 

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Create background & Water coloring

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Hello, everyone. Hee Sun Kim here. 

Today, I want to share with you how to create background with crayon and water coloring using watercolor pencils.

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Handmade Christmas Ornament and Video with Rachel Kleinman

Hello again! It's Rachel Kleinman back with another holiday inspired project. Last time I shared a Spooky Halloween Birdhouse, but now I'm already decorating for Christmas! Today I'm sharing a handmade tree ornament that uses a large variety of Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products!

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Dia de los Muertos Inspired page with Jen Matott

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As much as I love dressing up for Halloween, I love dressing up to educate my students in my art classes!  I went as a Day of the Dead Mexican Sugar Skull last Halloween.  I painted my face and created a headband of blossoms to celebrate not only our Halloween holiday but also the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos.  I love the meaning behind their celebration... to honor those that have passed before us.  To remember and celebrate our loved one's lives.  A couple days of dancing, eating, singing, parades, and family sounds like a great way to remember our heritage.  While I am not Mexican, I can appreciate a holiday that celebrates the life of others even while they have died.  Keeping their memory and accomplishments alive is part of the remembering!

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Chalk Board Paint Patchwork

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Hi! everyone.

Hee Sun Kim here with my first project at Design Memory Craft.

 

Today.  I would like to share Faber- Castell design Memory Craft's Gelatos & Chalk Board Paint Patchwork Technique with you.

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Subway Selfie Layout by Jen Matott

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 I love a good selfie once in awhile but I hate the silly faces people make.  I just had to take one when I was in the subway in New York City a couple years ago for an Art Education Association Conference.  The NAEA conference travels around each year to a different city.  That year, it was only 5 hours from me!  I had to go!  So, some fellow art teachers and I traveled there and stayed for 4 days.  We attended workshops by day (I even presented one on Visual Journaling) and explored the museums, landmarks, and shops by evening!

Riding the subway after a fun night out on the town led to some silly selfies.  Each of us took our own selfies making that signature "duck face" just to be funny.  So, this page is about that memory! 

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Mixed Media Halloween Art Video with Christina

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Hello everyone, it's Christina (seena) Young! I'm so excited to be here today sharing my first post as a Guest Designer for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®! Inspired by Halloween, I'm sharing a mixed media collage project featuring Chalk Board Paint and Gelatos®. I've created the Bride of Frankenstein, mwahahaaa (evil laugh)! The finished project is a 9x12 piece of art you can make a part of your Halloween decor. Here are a few photos:

Chalk Board Paint as the hair - so much fun to paint!

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Mixed media Seasonal Tags with Rita

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Hey there artsy peeps! Rita Barakat here and I love fall! So of course I had to gather my supplies to make some Mixed Media Seasonal tags!

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Be Happy Layout by Jen Matott

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Do you have a child who just loves art? Young children love to make messes and create with wild abandon. I often sit with my kids and enjoy watching them just discover what the colors will do.  My son doesn't worry about what his work looks like too much.  This day he was just having a great time creating colors and adding water!  Sometimes I have to remember to be more like that and not worry too much about placement, color choice and just play!

I took this fun printed paper by Studio Calico and scribbled all over it with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Color Pencils. 

I wanted to mimic the fun scribbling in my son's artwork. 

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A simple art journal page by Mou

Hi everyone, Mou here with a simple art journal page for you.

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To make this journal spread, I used:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accents: Gesso, Whipped Spackle

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos Mist Maker set

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos® colors: Black Cherry, Blueberry, Cotton Candy

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush pen: Magenta

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Essential PITT Artist pen: Black

Others: old book, paint brush, diecut stencil

And now, the steps to make the page:

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Coat the pages with Gesso. 

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Apply Whipped Spackle with palette knife through diecut stencil. Let dry.

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Rub Gelatos® at the top of the page, mist with water and let the colors drip down. Repeat on the left page.

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Outline the stenciled words with black pen.

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Write some more with Stamper's Big Brush pen on the left page to finish.

Hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and work in your own art journal. And I'd love to see what you are creating. Please leave links to your art journal pages in the comments section :)

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MIX & MATCH

MIX & MATCH from Faber-Castell makes designing with COLOR simple. Choose a color set that inspires you. Choose a medium. Mix & Match as you create. Color coordinated palettes give you the freedom to design your project knowing the colors & mediums will work beautifully together.

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