Sunday 10 November 2013

Wk45 Pan Pastel UK Challenge - Altered Media

Hi everyone!
Welcome to another Pan Pastel challenge!
Before we get to this week's challenge, a quick reminder that you can catch Nikky on 
Create and Craft TV TODAY at 2pm GMT 
with Pan Pastels and much more! 
She even has some new goodies to show you so make sure you don't miss it! I've seen her demo's and they are lovely! You can watch on Sky 671, Freeview 36 or online at

The random winner of our Week 43 Challenge is
Congratulations Traci! Email us here to claim your fab prize!
Our Top 3 faves are: No 1 Yogi, No 7 Julie and No 11 Tammie
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So onto this week's challenge...
We'd love you to join in the challenge but if you're struggling with the theme then we challenge you to make
Anything Goes and/or Something Altered!
Yep, you can enter any make in this challenge because we just love to see all your makes each week!
The team were challenged to make
Something Altered
and we think they've done a fantastic job!

Don't forget you can enter some gorgeous Pan Pastel goodies as we choose a random winner and also the team picks our fave Top 3 each week
I've altered a box that used to once house nail varnishes. I have used Gesso to prime the box, Maimeri modelling pastewith my newest favourite mask from PAB, A4 flower (to create the raised pattern) and finally sealed everything with Glassy Gel. Everything has been coloured with pan pastels and metallic pan pastels. I have ecen coloured the metal letters with metallic pan pastels! Full details are on my blog.
I've altered some playing cards using Pan Pastels, various Maimeri mediums and Metallic Pan Pastels. Check out my blog for more info.

Claire C
I've used lots of metallic PanPastels on this altered frame and little picture. I used gesso to prime the frame and gave it a coat of Bronze Maimeri Acrylic pant. I and then coloured the crackle medium with Rich Gold PanPasel. I stamped the image with versamark and applied Copper and Bronze PanPastel over the top, adding some glitter for a frosty sparkle. The little bird was also coloured with Maimeri Acrylic in Bronze, love love love this colour!!

Altered wooden Doorstop

I had so much fun altering this little wooden doorstop with a mixture of Pan Pastels, Metallic Pan Pastels, Maimeri Gels and Mediums, scraps of paper and words from book pages. You can see more over on my blog here.

Terry I had a blast with the fabulous Metallic PanPastels, love the colours and the shine they give. I altered a photoframe and used the Wendy Vecchi technique of stamping onto Modelling Paste and I can tell ya that works just wonderfulll. The borders of the frame are worked on with Gesso, Modelling Paste and the Roses/Butterfly stencil and a honeycomb stencil. The butterflies are covered with Iridescent Paste and on top Metallic PanPastels. To cover it all I painted with the Metallic Acrylic Paints.

Suzi I had lots of fun transforming an old ribbon reel into a pretty pin pot, using White Gesso, Glassy Gel Medium and Light Modelling Paste to create my embellishments.

So there is our inspiration from the fabulously talented Pan Pastel UK team this week!... 

You have until Tuesday 19th November at noon GMT to enter below by adding your creation to Mr Linky below - don't forget you have the chance to win a fabulous prize! 
  The winner of this challenge will be announced on Sunday 24th November here on this blog.  Please check our rules for all entries: 
1. All entries MUST follow the challenge theme. 2. Please link your blog post and not your blog address with the linky tool - this saves us from searching your blog for your entry. 3. No back-linking to previous posts - these will be disregarded from our voting.4. Please ensure you follow the challenge theme!
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  1. Great challenge and examples from the DT Sue xx

  2. Aaagh can you please delete no 12, I didn't link properly. Thanks xx

  3. Thank you for sharing the gorgeous DT creations and for another great challenge x

  4. What wonderful inspiration from the DT,go Tracy. Altering really stretches me and get my Whatif zooming.


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