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Personal Inferno by Denisa

Welcome! It´s Denisa here with a bit dark art journaling today. I chose quite dramatic contrast and strong reds and blacks to express a crucial issue in the contemporary society. The topic no one really dares to talk about.

Lots of women and kids suffer from constant violent behavior in relationships. Thinking they deserve it. But remember you are worth nothing but pure love, tenderness and respect. Search for help and stop it as soon as you can. You need to live your life and bring up your kids in a safe environment. But you have to do some action to get there and be happy finally.

Here´s the quote of my AJ: He Was Her Personal Inferno

Now just a few words about my creative process. The very first thing I did was applying a random layer of heavy gesso onto my checked background. I decided to have the focal point on the top.  I did some archival ink stamping there then I grabbed some chippie left over painted it with gesso and black archival ink. I also applied some modelling paste over the stencil and let it dry.

Next I added some red wire to the chippie. Then I did some splattering. When I was happy with the result I glued on the chippie. I punched a hole in it to glue the pic from the other side. I also sprinkled on some glass glitter and beads. To emphasize the texture I applied some shiny waxes with my fingers here and there.

Hoping to get my message across to any of you who might feel trapped in life. Wishing you the strength within your soul and heart.

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You rock by Marta Piekarczyk

Today I am here with my latest project created for Mixed Media Place. It has been an amazing year!! And I am so happy I could inspire you for so long.

Today I prepared an optimistic layout and step-by-step video tutorial. I hope you will enjoy it :)

Here are some detailed photos:

And here is the video, I prepared for you:

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April challenge

Feel free to be inspired by theme, shape, pattern, color, quote or anything you will find above, and join our challenge :)

Inspiration from our Design Team:

Hello dears!
Our board reminded me of our wedding: we left for the sea.
Blue water, beige pier boards and serenity. At sea, we made a wish for a little girl)) And now among our shoes there are small boots ...

The lettering helped me to make stamps from 7dots studio

Sea stones and sand are Texture Paste Black Sand.

Fish helped to make Heavy Body Gel

Beautiful blue overflows were obtained using a  Mica Powder

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Good things take me, there´s no doubt. It must appeal to everyone, I think. I loved the theme. It´s easy as Sunday morning and the colour palette caught my eye immediately. Loved the soft light tones evoking tenderness, love and peace. Therefore I created an art journal spread playing with the topic of bodyflirting. Such tempting matter. The temptation is not a sin and may taste so sweet. But you have to be careful.

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I was inspired by a bright juicy, slightly contrasting palette and created a small canvas. From it blow the spring, as from our April mood board.

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I love creating home decor projects. To me Spring means flowers, so I thought my flowers, that I keep in the vase on my desk, need some lovely company :)  I altered plaster butterfly from Prima, have added some real moss and paper flowers et voila. My Spring butterfly was ready :)

I have used wonderful ArtAlchemy paints and Magical Waxes - I love the effect you can get with them.

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I decided to create a layout for that challenge. And of course I made also a video tutorial, that you can find at the bottom.

My project this month is something unusual - I have created my layout on a totally transparent background.

I have used beautiful resist canvas elements, mixed them with flowers and pebbles and coloured everything using Gelatos and Lindy's Stamp Gang Spray.

On the photo below you can see wonderful Celebr8 resin elements and a stencil - now available in Mixed Media Place store.

Here is my video tutorial:

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Join our new challenge! We love to see your beautiful creations!
You have time to play with us until May 19th. 
Simply add a link to your work using the inlinkz tool below. 
Our Design Team will choose their favorite piece and its author will win a discount coupon to be used in our Mixed Media Place Store
Winner and features will be announced by the end of May.

And our winner will be also invited to be our Guest Designer for June!!

Have a great day!