277 posts categorized "PITT® Artist Pens"

Take the Challenge with Mou, July 2014

Hi everyone, Mou here  and welcome to the seventh Take The Challenge of 2014

If you are new to this blog, let me fill you in about Take the Challenge. Every month, on the first Monday, I'll post a challenge and my take on it. You'll have 12 days to take this on. Leave a comment to the challenge post with a link to your creation based on that challenge. We will pick TWO winners from among the readers who participated in that month's challenge. And the winners will get a prize from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®.

This month's challenge is to create something you don't usually create. It could be style, colors, theme, products, anything you don't create often.

For me, it's Steampunk. I like the look but don't try doing it myself. Here's my take:

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In my project, I used - 

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gel Medium

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gesso

Here are some close-ups of my page:

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Instead of doing a photo tutorial, I did a video this month to show you the techniques. I hope you enjoy!

  

Don't forget to share your challenge creations with us... just leave a comment to the challenge post with link to your project image(s) by Friday, 7/18 and we will pick TWO winners randomly to win these.

The prizes for this challenge are: One set of Metallic PITT Artist pens 3 ct in your choice of classic or color 

Don't forget to check back on Monday, 7/21 to see if YOU won!

Good luck to all! 

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Video Tutorial: Night Sky Card

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Hello Blogosphere! It's Tiffany here today with a fun Video Tutorial! I hope all of our American friends enjoyed their 4th of July weekends! We had a huge neighborhood BBQ and had a blast! This card screams summer, so I hope you enjoy the following tutorial because it's time to use those new Gelatos® Steam Punk!


Video Tutorial:

 

 

Up Close & Personal:

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So, go get those Gelatos and make your own night sky creation!

Thanks for stopping by,

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Supplies:

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A Little Fun in the Sun with Terri

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Aaaah!  Summer is here.  In my house that means sunshine, time at the pool, friends, and fun!  I thought I would play with my "stuff"  while watching the kids have some fun in the sun.  I made a fun little card that I can send off to the grandparents.

Quick and easy.  Let me show you how.  I began with a card made from Bazzill smooth white cardstock.  Using the roll of tape on the desk I traced a circle in the center of the front of the card.  Carefully I painted the inside of the circle with Gesso.  Once dry, I sketched a sandcastle in the center.

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Scribble Page by Jen Matott

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As a kid,I loved to doodle, scribble, and draw.  I still love it!  Scribbling gets a bad rap from adults.  It's discouraged by adults because we think it's not really art.  But as an art teacher, sometimes scribbles are very artistic!  They get our hand warmed up, they can be spontaneous and just darn fun!  I never discourage scribbles except when students are supposed to be drawing realistically.  Here is a page in my journal that I created scribbles as the main part of the page!

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Penny Black Blog Hop - Day 4 with Jen Matott

10345845_10204099677311919_1259356990906209029_nAs the summer sun begins to rise and the temps heat up, what better way to beat the heat than crafting! Join us all this week for a special collaboration with Penny Black. We're sharing fun projects here on our blog using Penny Black stamps AND you'll find projects from the Penny Black designers on their blog featuring our Paper Crafter Crayons and Double Scoop Gelatos. We want you to join in the fun, too, so don't miss the giveaway details at the end of this post.

Jen Matott here for Day 4 in our Blog Hop!  I have a fun project that I did using many of our Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products. 

PennyBlack_JenMatott7Using this gorgeous Penny Black Poppy Stamp, I created a background of Gelatos colors in Mango, Margarita Mix, and Watermelon (from the Designer Tropical set) by applying them dry to a thick mixed media paper from Marco's Paper.

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I stamped the image with a Stamper's Big Brush Pen in Black.  I mixed up some Gelatos®  Double Scoop® Snow Cone with Whipped Spackle with the Tool kit and put it through a stencil. 

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I used my heat gun to warm up the paper (it's 100% cotton) on a heat resistant surface.  While the heat gun is concetrated on one area of the poppy, I colored with the Paper Crafter's Crayons.  I used a variety of reds and oranges layered while heating.  The colors are so vibrant and intensify when melted!

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Just using my heat gun and some of  the fun Paper Crafter's Crayons, I created a vibrant, summery piece of artwork!  What can you do with the crayons?

Supplies:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush Pen in Black

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos® colors in Tropical Designer Colors #770162 & Double Scoop® Snow Cone #770257

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Paper Crafter Crayons™ in Yellow/Red #770520

Textural Accents Whipped Spackle

Gelatos Tool Kit

Other Materials:

Marco's Paper Multimedia/Aquarelle Watercolor paper

Prima Marketing Donna Downey Dots and Turkish Delight Stencils

Penny Black Poppy Trio stamp

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Are you ready to win a full set of Paper Crafter Crayons and three stamps from Penny Black? Simply leave a comment each day this week here and on the Penny Black blog to be entered to win. And for a bonus entry, be sure to "like" our Facebook page and the Penny Black Facebook page and leave a comment there, too! (Giveaway closes Sunday, June 15th at 11:59 PM PST.)

 
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Blog Hop with Penny Black: Today's project by Mou

As the summer sun begins to rise and the temps heat up, what better way to beat the heat than crafting! Join us all this week for a special collaboration with Penny Black. We're sharing fun projects here on our blog using Penny Black stamps AND you'll find projects from the Penny Black designers on their blog featuring our Paper Crafter Crayons and Double Scoop Gelatos. We want you to join in the fun, too, so don't miss the giveaway details at the end of this post.

Hi everyone, Mou here with my project for the hop:

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To make this card, you'll need:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils108, 111, 115 (YELLOW set), 168 (GREEN set)

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gel Medium

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gesso

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Glaze

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos®: Aqua Dolce, Margarita Mix (Tropical Designer Set)Cotton Candy (BLUE set)

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush Pens: Black 199, May Green 170 (3 ct GREEN set), Scarlet Red 118 (3 ct RED set)

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Metallic PITT Artist pen GOLD

Penny Black Clear stamp set Sunny Hello 

Penny Black Clear stamp set Lace Edgings

Others: Cardstock, book page, tissue, pencil, paint brush, adhesive, scissors

And now let me walk you through the steps:

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Ink up a sunflower stamp with Black Stamper's Big Brush pen and stamp on cardstock. Cut the flower out. Also stamp the sentiment and cut it out with scissors.

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Fold cardstock to make 5.5" x 4.25" card. On the card front, collage various pieces of scrap papers and tissue with Gel Medium. Let dry.

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Apply a moderate coat of Gesso to tone down the different papers.

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Rub Gelatos and blend them with very little water.

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Color the cut out sunflower with watercolor pencils and Stamper's Big Brush pens.

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Blend the colors with Glaze.

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Add some circles with the Gold Metallic pen. Attach flower and sentiment to finish the card.

Here's a close-up of details

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GIVEAWAY 

Are you ready to win a full set of Paper Crafter Crayons and three stamps from Penny Black? Simply leave a comment each day this week here and on the Penny Black blog to be entered to win. And for a bonus entry, be sure to "like" our Facebook page and the Penny Black Facebook page and leave a comment there, too! (Giveaway closes Sunday, June 15th at 11:59 PM PST.)

 

Thanks for stopping by :)

 

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Summer Sun Collaboration with Penny Black: Day 2

As the summer sun begins to rise and the temps heat up, what better way to beat the heat than crafting! Join us all this week for a special collaboration with Penny Black. We're sharing fun projects here on our blog using Penny Black stamps AND you'll find projects from the Penny Black designers on their blog featuring our Paper Crafter Crayons and Double Scoop Gelatos. We want you to join in the fun, too, so don't miss the giveaway details at the end of this post.

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Hello Blogosphere! It's Tiffany here for Day 2 of the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Blog Hop with Penny Black! I am THRILLED to be sharing some of my favorite Paper Crafter Crayon Techniques paired with the awesomeness that is Penny Black :)

I even have a video for ya:

 

In the video I show you 2 different ways to incorporate melted Paper Crafter Crayons into your own projects & I even show you how to create a Gelatos Spray Mist! 

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Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products: Paper Crafter Crayons (red/yellow, blue/green), Gelatos Double Scoop (blueberry, raspberry), Gelatos (lavender, lime), Gelatos Mist Maker Set, Whipped Spackle, Stamper's Big Brush Pen (Pink Madder, Light Blue), PITT Pens (Blue Green)

Penny Black products: Sunny Hello Stamp Set, Flower Dance Stencil

To see what the Penny Black designers have created today, click HERE!

And don't miss this fun giveaway...

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Are you ready to win a full set of Paper Crafter Crayons™ and three stamps from Penny Black? Simply leave a comment each day this week here and on the Penny Black blog to be entered to win. And for a bonus entry, be sure to "like" our Facebook page and the Penny Black Facebook page and leave a comment there, too! (Giveaway closes Sunday, June 15th at 11:59 PM PST.)

Thanks for stopping by,

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Be Happy Mini Canvas with Video

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Hi everyone! It's Lisa back with you and so excited with my first post as a member of the Design Team. Wow!! I'm so incredibly honored and proud to be part of this team.

So! I have a little mini-canvas that I made for my first post. It's really light-hearted and fun. I used almost ALL of the Textural Accents. And I hope that it will inspire you to try them out, too! Check out my video below (it's a little lengthy, but I'm wordy...what can I say?):

 

 

Thanks for watching and I hope you enjoyed it and found some inspiration from it!

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Supplies:
Design Memory Craft® : Lemon, Watermelon, Red Cherry, Bubble Gum Gelatos®
PITT Artist Stamper’s Big Brush Pens: Cold Grey III, Magenta 133**, Black 199***
Textural Accents: Chalkboard Paint, Gel Medium, Gesso, Glass Bead Glitter Gel, Whipped Spackle
Gelatos® Tool Set
Collapsible Water Cup

Other Supplies:
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ - 3D Foam Squares Black, Regular and Small
Technique Tuesday – Be Happy (stamp)
Stampers Anonymous – Worn Text (alphabet)
Basic Grey – paper
Lawn Fawn – Silver Sparkle, hemp twine
Papertrey Ink – Dies (Sketched Stars, Tipped Tops)
Adhesive Cork – QuicKutz
Adhesive Wood Veneer – ARC Crafts
Glitter Paper – Core’Dinations
Wood Tag – Found
Canvas – From big box arts & crafts store

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Sunset Layout by Jen Matott

Sunset1It's summer time and the weather is finally warm enough for us to spend time at the beach (even if it is a lakeside beach) and enjoy each other and the sunsets of Central New York.  This page has a photo of a sunset in Florida but it does remind me of summer days.  I created this layout on a patterned paper that looks like cork.  It gave it a sandy feel and I love the look of natural materials.

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Mixed Media fun


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Hi, it’s Beck Beattie here again for sadly my last post for my guest design spot term.  I have enjoyed this experience so much and learnt so many new techniques through experimenting with the divine products we received.  I really wanted to have some fun with this last post and play with the different products in some ways I haven’t before, and created this mixed media Scrapbook page.

I just love how the colours, various products and layers come together to create the layout full of details and interest.  To show you just how it all came together I have created a video for you to enjoy and hopefully learn some new techniques.

  

As you can see I really enjoyed experimenting with the different products and having some fun.  Be sure to play with your products and see what they can do applied in different ways or mixed with other products for unusual effects.   Here are some close ups of the textures created in the layout.

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I hope you enjoyed my share today and I have inspired you to get creative today

Thanks for stopping by.

 

Beck Beattie

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft

Guest Design Team

 

 

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft®

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft   Gelatos® Black Licorice      Silver Ice              Metallic Blueberry           Tangerine  

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft PITT Artist Pen

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft PITT Big Brush Pen                                Black                      Cold Grey III

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Whipped Spackle

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft Gesso

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft Chalkboard Paint

Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft Crafters Crayons Orange

 

Other products:

Bazzill Cardstock – Card Shoppe Marshmallow & Liquorice

Kaisercraft ‘Mister Fox’ collection papers

Tinby Designs Metallic Melts – First Light & Carbon

Spellbinders Bird on a wire

The crafters Workshop Mini Well Rounded stencil 6 x 6"

Imagine Crafts irRESISTibles spray Tangello

2Crafty Chipboard chickenwire

Craft Queen Tiny Twine orange

Kaisercraft Stamps

Mesh tape

Basic Grey chipboard alphas

Websters Pages Storytellers alphas

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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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