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I played with Art Anthology Dimensional Crystals this week.   I do like them because of the texture and glimmer they give to art.  This piece allowed me to have fun experimenting.
I actually added quite a few elements as I played. First I took a canvas board ( we carry various sizes at very affordable prices)  and brushed it with the Sunbeam color.   I love the purity and brilliance of the colors. You can see some of the great texture but sadly the sparkle doesn't show up too good.  Make sure to visit the store to see all the fabulous colors and styles of Art Anthology textural paints we have.

DAY 19 of the 31 Days of Halloween

Next I used washi tapes to color block the corner.
I added a diecut scrap (which I think are often as interesting as the die cut!) with 1/8 inch Double side tape
I have had this young lady, with the frightening hair, stamp for years and always thought of using her but the time never seemed right until NOW.  I used a Micron pen and wrote the word EEK on her shirt.  

I then used a stamp from a Halloween set of stamps for the starry sky and the arrow.   As you can tell I rarely do 'reality' art, I like to just let it happen in happy ways.  

But what was she afraid of to cause the EEK?   I printed a transparency of Children (AP 659), cut them apart & placed them hovering ghostly around her.   


I would say EEK if this was happening around me!  I enjoy the simplicity of this piece.  Hope you enjoy this little canvas. 

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  1. I like using my die cut scraps as well! Very cute!

  2. Great use of the scraps. Love the colors and the images.

  3. Such a fun and creepy card! TFS Jean!

  4. I would be running down that highway in the corner (my interpretation)! Lovely colors...I am getting sooo stoked to try them!

  5. Creepy cool. Love the collage effect.

  6. Those children would make me EEEKK too!

  7. What a super fun Halloween card! Love it!

  8. Too fun! Love the design and the ghostly children ROCK! xxD

  9. Very creative, love the colors and the creepinessof this project.

  10. eek! this is great fun. love that rich color. xo

  11. Love the bright color and the ghosty kids are really creepy! Love how you used the washi tape, great addition!~kim

  12. I'd definitely be saying eek too. Great altered canvas, love the background color.

  13. Amazing composition. Definitely EEK!!

  14. What a spooktacular canvas creation, so much to look at and I just love the colour combo you used!

  15. wonderful layers and the color works with all of the different images

  16. Great canvas! Love those ghostly children hovering around her--definitely spooky!

  17. Eeek is right. I'd be creeped out with ghosts hovering around me, too! Great little canvas.

  18. Hovering children make me go EEKK too! This is a very nice piece of art! Thank you for sharing!


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