Sunday 9 February 2014

WEEK 6 Anything goes/ Use fabric/canvas on your project with Pan Pastels to colour it

Good morning and a big warm welcome to a brand new challenge here at Premium Craft Brands. Before we get on to the new challenge and the awesome inspiration from our talented design team we'd better announce the winners of challenge 4. The winner of a fabby prize of gorgeous Premium Craft Brands goodies is .................

Congratulations hun!! Email us to claim your prize and then sit back and watch for postie!

And now for our Top 3, and my goodness what a difficult decision for the DT this week as there were soooooo many gorgeous entries

Well done ladies, don't forget to grab you Top 3 badges for your blog.

We've got some sad news before we start this weeks challenge, our lovely teamie Zoe is moving on to pastures new so I'm sure you'll join us in wishing her all the very best for the future and a big thank you for all your beautiful artwork.

Now, on to our new challenge, you can play along with our
Anything Goes
theme or if you are feeling adventurous you can join in with our DT who were challenges to
 use fabric/canvas coloured with PanPastels. 

They've created some stunning projects to inspire you

Claire  I've made a canvas with lots of texture. I began with Maimeri gesso coloured with lots of Permanent Red Tint and white PanPastel, I used my beloved Flower Curl stencil with Maimeri Iridescent Medium dusted with a little gold PanPastel next. I used Maimeri Matte Gel Medium to apply the doily and added another coat to protect it. The flower was made with die cut layers of netting and fabric, again coloured with Permanent Red Tint PanPastel, I also brushed on a little Matte Gel here and there and dusted on some glitter. The little flower in the centre was  made using Maimeri Light Modelling Paste in a silicone mould

Terry I worked on a canvas with lots of Gesso, Modeling Paste and the huge stencil from Premium Art Brands,  First I played with the Light Modelling Paste and waited for it to dry up. Then played with the Metallic PanPastels. The Butterfly was highlighted with Crackle Accents and on the bottom of the canvas I placed a rose in a vaze with a sentiment. 

Tracy - Hi everyone, today I have a little wish project to share with you all using the Barok Border Stencil.
It was so easy to pop together with the help of a few ingredients - Fabric, Maimeri Gesso & Matt Gel, PCB Barok Border Stencil, 2 Pan Pastels, stitching and words from an old book. Please stop by my blog to see more. xxx

Lou: I have done something a little different this week and that is to show you the first part and how I have used the different mediums and pan pastels to begin to create my project. Pop over to my blog to get all the details of how I have coloured on the material using these wonderful products.


Wow what gorgeous projects, I bet you're itching to play along but before you do, a few little reminders

You have until Tuesday 18th February  to enter the challenge so you have LOADS of time and the winner will win a super stash of Premium Crafts goodies including Pan Pastels, Mediums, Masks and who knows what else! The winner will be announced on Sunday 23rd Feb.

We don't really do loads of rules here but we do have a couple so please take note:
1. No backlinks
2. Only 2 entries to make it fair for everyone

3. We'd love you to TRY and play along with the challenge if you can although it's not a hard and fast rule but extra brownie points are awarded to those who do. 
4. The main prize can only be posted to a UK address.
And remember - our Top 3 is eligible for the running to be offered a place as a forthcoming Guest designer too!

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  1. Stunning work as always ladies xx

  2. Wow, thank you - so proud to be in your top 3! Congrats to all the other winners, and thank you for another amazing collection of inspirational projects.
    Alison x

  3. Love the DT work so great to see different ways PP can be used! Shaz in Oz.x

  4. There is some amazing talent on this site, good luck to everyone taking part in the challenge.

  5. I had a little mixed media fun this week! Thanks for the challenge and the lovely DT work as always!

  6. Fabulous projects by the DT. xxx

  7. Great work DT, i would like to have a go at a canvas, must pluck up the courage, xx


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