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Canvas Flower Video Tutorial by Keren Tamir

 
Hi Everyone,
Happy New year!! I'm so excited to start the new year here on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft blog.
Today I created an inspirational canvas titled "Life is Good". It uses many different Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products and it especially features Gelatos®. I have a step by step video tutorial below on how I created the flower on my canvas.
 
 

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Zentangle Boards by Guest Designer Hee Sun Kim

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 Hello everyone! Hee Sun Kim here and I am excited to be sharing FABER-CASTELL DMC my first GDT post.

I would like to share Zentangle using the PITT Artist Pens.

 

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This set consists of four sizes. B, M, S, XS

Various sizes are very useful when working Zentangle.

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Happy 2016 Card Using Texture - with Lisa

Hi everyone! It's Lisa back on the blog to share a cool card to bring the New Year in style using all kinds of the Textural Accents in fun ways that you may not have thought of before. Let me show you the card and then we'll get started!

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Fun, isn't it? I think it is and I RARELY compliment my own work. ;)

Here is how this card was made:

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Mixed Media Canvas with Gelatos® Colors

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Hi everyone! Carisa here.  Today I'm back to share with you a pretty mixed media canvas using primarily Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gelatos® Colors. I was inspired by the pretty papers I had just received as well as the rub on from the collection. I wanted to see how it would work over a background made with Gelatos® Colors. I pulled out Butter Cream Gelatos®, Kiwi Gelatos®, Aqua Dolce Gelatos®, Earl Grey Gelatos® from the Pastels Set and Iced Currant Gelatos® from the Metallics Set. 

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 I started out by covering my entire canvas with Gesso and adhering pattern paper with Gel Medium. Then I added Gelatos® Colors using one of my favorite methods by scribbling a lot of color on and spritzing with water then letting it drip down the canvas.

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 After drying that with a heat tool, I applied Gelatos® Colors through a stencil from the 101 Collection using a baby wipe. I then added the rub on and coated it with a thin layer of Gel Medium to protect it for coloring later. I also added some Texture Luxe through a stencil to add more texture and tie in the gold from the rub on.

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Finally, I colored in the flower using Stamper’s Big Brush Pens and added some Glass Bead Glitter Gel on top. To see the entire process, I have a video for you:

 

Products Used:

Gelatos® Colors (Kiwi, Aqua Dolce, Butter Cream, Earl Grey, Iced Currant)

Gel Medium

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Glass Bead Glitter Gel

Metallic PITT® Artist Pens (Red, Copper)

Mixed Media Stencils (101 Collection)

Stamper’s Big Brush Pen (Dark Naples Ochre 184, Pink Madder Lake 129, Cold Grey III 232, Cold Grey IV235)

Texture Luxe™ (Gold)

I hope you enjoyed this mixed media canvas using two of my favorite techniques with Gelatos® Colors. 

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You can find Carisa blogging at Inky Fairy Designs and Blitsy as well as follow her on instagram and YouTube where she shares works in progress and process videos. Her work has been published in magazines such as CardMaker, Stamper's Sampler and Scrapbook and Cards Today .


JOY Christmas Tag Using Gelatos

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Merry Christmas~!! I am honored to be here today to share my Christmas tag with you. Hope you are enjoying your time with family and friends! I choose the JOY sentiment because it is the wish I like to extend to all of you during this holiday season :)

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Snowy Woods New Year's Card

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Who didn't get a chance to send out Christmas cards this year? Me either. But we still have time to send greetings to our loved ones by sending out New Year Greeting Cards! And this simple technique for creating the look of birch trees in a snowy woods is the perfect project to create unique, homemade cards. Of course, if you miss the New Year mailing deadline, these note cards would also work for Winter stationery. Maybe even Holiday Thank You cards?

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3 steps to clever gift wrapping ideas with Rita Barakat

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Hey there artsy peeps Rita Barakat here today! If you missed last weeks posts you might want to go and check it out. With holidays around the corner this is a great time to get creative about last minute gift wrapping ideas and we shared a lot last week! After all of that I was thinking how about those of you who say you have no time to get creative this season? Why not do a little double duty and get creative with your gift wrapping! I don't mean fancy ribbons or bows either!  I bet you thought this was a canvas? Nope it is a gift box! A 5x7, 3/4 inch deep gift box I "decorated" with my Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® products! You can create little works of art too and personalize them for the person who will be receiving this gift! It's easy, quick and I know you already have the supplies! Let's get started!

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Hand-made koala soft toy with Gelatos

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Hello, Giovanna here again, did you know that you can create your beautiful handmade patterned fabric with Gelatos?
And why not to make a lovely, fun soft toy to give to a children or a friend for these incoming festivities with it?
In this video I show you how to make a soft toy from scratch with a touch of MixedMedia. I apologies for my funny accent and some mistakes here and there (I spoke a proper Itanglish), bear with me.

 I made a cute koala mum and baby, dedicated to this beautiful country that has hosted me for almost a whole year, now.

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In truth, to make this video I had a very (un)helpful assistant, 100% Aussie, looks like she likes Gelatos too, a perfect
place to sleep on!

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Materials I used:

Gelatos® Colors 15ct: BRIGHTS, Gelatos® Colors: Black
Texture Luxe™ Gold , Pearl
Texture Gems™ 3Pc Metallics : Gold , Pearl
Mixed Media Stencil Collection 101
Essential PITT® Artist Pens Black S
natural calico 2 squares 16.5X16.5 cm