Thursday, June 13, 2013

Plant Positive Seeds

Inspired by a Terri Sproul class...... Titled: Plant Positive Seeds.... 
Supplies I used: Nail Art pens (I purchased them at Dollar Tree), Gesso (home made}, Acrylic paint (purchased at Walmrt), and sharpies (purchased at Walmart).  Here is the Video to Terri Sproul's Art Journals Video: www.youtube.com/watch? I know that alot of us are a like. We can't afford to get alot of the things that we need for doing what we want to do. I make my own Gesso and here is the reciepe on how to make it You need a binder, a pigment and a tooth to make gesso.


 Here are some ideas on where you can get these ingredients - 
Links:


Gesso Recipe

Homemade Gesso Recipe:
Clean Glass Jar w/ Lid
1Tbsp.Baby Powder
1 tsp. Elmer's Glue
AllSmall amount of paint (white or any color wanted)Mix all ingredients together wellAdd more paint if the baby powder isn't absorbed

Gesso Recipe  (this is the one that I use).

1/2 c. of hot water, 1/2 c. baby powder (or whatever you want to use), 1/2 c. white glue and 1 1/2 of paint (whatever you want to use for paint.

You need a binder, a pigment and a tooth to make gesso.  Here are some ideas on where you can get these ingredients
  • Binder – PVA Glue or just cheap white glue.
  • Pigment – I get mine from left over latex paint, craft paint or titanium white tube acrylics
  • Tooth – Drywall powder, plaster, talcum powder or baby powder

Touchdown


This card is make with white cardstock, the words were printed from my computer, and iron-ons that I bought art Wright's (They are no longer in business). The inside is blank. I hand drew the goal on this card. 
You can get the cardstock can be purchased at Walmart, Michael's, AC Moore, and Target



 Here are the links to the stores listed above: