Monday, March 27, 2017

#CreativeHeartMonday - All About the Texture



Happy Creative Heart Monday!

I'm making all kinds of texture today.  I couldn't think of what to do.....so I decided to do it all.  I even pulled out the fusible interfacing that I bought a couple years ago.  I also watched a video on making "faux handmade paper".......that was soooooo easy.

Here we go.................................





Supplies
Canson XL Watercolor Paper 11" X 15" 
Liquitex White Gesso 
Bombay India Inks
Brown Craft Paper
Black Charcoal Pencil  
Mod Podge Matte
Golden Hard Molding Paste  
Fusible Interfacing 
Photo Paper
Drywall Tape
Foil Tape 
Needlepoint canvas
18K Gold Paint Pen 
Tim Holtz stencils
Tracy Bautista Flower Stencil







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For special projects and lessons, check out my CeeCeeART Patreon. 

Have a great Monday and a wonderful week.

PEACE!

Cyndi

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Inspiration from the GREATS! - Henri Rousseau



Welcome to Inspiration from the GREATS!

This month we are being inspired by Henri Rousseau (May 21, 1844 – September 2, 1910) a French post-impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was a toll collector.  He was self-taught and his work influenced several generations of avant garde artists.

I wasn't quite sure how I was going to do this piece.  I, finally, settled on Prismacolor pencils.  So, here we go..................





Supplies

11" X 15" Canson Watercolor paper
Watercolors
Prismacolor pencils
Graphite pencil for sketching







I would love to see your pieces inspired by Henri.  You can share them on our Inspiration from the GREATS Facebook Group.

Next month our great artist will be Frida Kahlo.

Also, please check out my CeeCeeART Patreon page.  I am doing step-by-step, real time, avideo lessons on projects that are, exclusively, for Patreon.

PEACE!

Cyndi



Friday, March 24, 2017

Art Journal JAZZ - Page #5 Dreams of Travel



It's time for Art Journal JAZZ!

My sister and I have been making plans for our trip in December, so that's the inspiration for today's page.

Here we go........




Supplies

Canson watercolor paper
White Gesso
Maps
Face Drawing
Watercolors
Neon Pink Acrylic paint
Handmade stamps
Stamps (7 Gypsies)
Black Charcoal pencil
Jane Davenport Paint Pens
Gel Pens
Alphabet Stamps








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Check out my CeeCeeART Patreon Page for step by step project videos in real time that are not available on YouTube.

PEACE!

Cyndi

Monday, March 20, 2017

Creative Heart Monday - Mother's Day Project - Mixed Media Canvases



Happy Creative Heart Monday!

It's a little early for Mother's day, but I thought I'd get an early start on a couple small canvases.  I love these small 4" X 4" X 1 1/2" canvas blocks.  You can hang them on the wall or set them up on a little stand.

I used my 1908 typewriter to type the quotes on cardstock.

Here we go.....................



Supplies

4" X 4" X 1 1/2" canvas blocks.
DecoArt Americana - Chiffon Blue, Bahama Blue, Paynes Grey
Liquitex White Gesso
Daler Rowney System 3 Titanium White  
Prismacolor Pencils  - Brown
Caran d'Ache Classic Neocolor II Water-Soluble Pastels  - Brown, Sienna, Grey
Golden Molding Paste
Oil Pastel - Brown
Flower Stencils







Check out my Patreon page for special, start to finish, projects in "real time", not available on my YouTube Channel.

Have a great Monday and a wonderful week!

PEACE!

Cyndi

Monday, February 27, 2017

Creative Heart Monday - How to Make a Wooden Letter Box with Hot Glue and Stencils




Happy Creative Heart Monday!

A few years ago I found an old wooden letter box at Goodwill.  I, originally, painted it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and distressed it.  However, at some point, I removed it from the wall and it ended up in the back of the closet.  I happened upon it yesterday and thought it would be a good time to fix it up a little.  I've been painting lots of things in my art room with teal paint, so I slapped some on this, then used one of my favorite techniques......adding texture with hot glue.

Here we go...................



Supplies

Old wooden letter box
Sandpaper
Liquitex White Gesso
Acrylic Paint - I used Valspar House Paint in a teal color that I had mixed for another project.  You could use any acrylic paint that you have on hand.
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Black Faber Castel Pen
Inka Gold - Copper
Caran d'Ache Classic Neocolor II Water-Soluble Pastels
Floral #1 Stencil
Minwax Polycrylic Spray Sealer








I decided to add CeeCee Art to the box.  I think I'll use it to display my brochures at the art fair.

We have another Art Journal JAZZ video coming up this week!

Check out my new CeeCeeART Patreon Page for special videos and projects, exclusively, for CeeCeeART Patrons.

Have a great Monday and a wonderful week.

PEACE!

Cyndi

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Creative Heart Monday - Uh oh....it's Tuesday!



Happy Creative Heart Monday!

I know, I know.....it's Tuesday.  Things just ran away from me last week.  But, I did finish a quick project today.  Since, I'm completely out of new canvases, I grabbed an old canvas and used acrylic paints and Inktense pencils.  I bought these Inktense pencils awhile back because I always saw people using them and creating beautiful things.  I need to try them more often.

So.......here we go................



Supplies

Canvas
Liquitex White Gesso http://amzn.to/2gzQxjM
Daler Rowney System 3-Neon Pink  http://amzn.to/2j3YoE2
Daler Rowney System 3-Cadmium Red Deep  http://amzn.to/2iVjl77
Derwent Inktense pencils
Prismacolor Black Pen
Black Oil Pastel





Please check out my new CeeCeeART Patreon page.  I'm just getting started this month.  I'm doing some special "real-time" start-to-finish projects just for me Patrons.  Depending upon the level you chose, I'm also giving my patrons handmade cards, prints, etc.

a great Tuesday and a wonderful week.

PEHave ACE!

Cyndi

Monday, February 13, 2017

Creative Heart Monday - Colorful Circle Cards How To




Happy Creative Heart Monday!

Lots and lots of color today.......and lots and lots of different supplies.  I started out making a very colorful background, then cut the paper into smaller pieces to make cards.

Here we go..................



Supplies

Canson XL Watercolor Paper 11" X 15"
Ken Oliver Colorbursts
Lindy's Stamp Gang Flat Fabios Set, Caribbean Cruise
Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Spray Set, Bottle, Industrial Chic
Liquitex White Gesso
Golden Quinacridone Magenta
Daler Rowney System 3-Neon Pink
Daler Rowney System 3-Cadmium Yellow Deep
Homemade Ink Sprays made from:
Bombay India Inks
Spray Bottles
Black and White Acrylic Paint
Fineline Bottle 
Miscellaneous Stencils
Blank Greeting Cards







Have a great Monday and a wonderful week.  Check out my new CeeCeeART Patreon page.  I've uploaded my first full project and one mini-project, so far, for February.

PEACE!

Cyndi