Art With Mansi: Smooshing and Doodling

May 11, 2020

Art With Mansi: Smooshing and Doodling

I am excited to get inky with you on Friday, May 15 at 2 p.m. Pacific (5 p.m. Eastern)! We will be smooshing some fabulous water-based paints on to cardstock, trimming to size and then doodling on top of it to create some fun base images for greeting cards. 

I’ll also be doing a lucky draw: if you want to be the lucky recipient of this piece of original art, make sure you leave a comment on that blog post. I’ll announce the winner during my YouTube live!  

What you'll need:

  1. A slick surface on which you can drop the paints.
    My recommendations:

    Nuvo - Easy Clean Mat - 17 x 24


    Waffle Flower Crafts - Mini Water Media Mat
     


    Ranger Ink - Silicone Mat

     

  2.  

  3. Water-based colors.
    My recommendations:

    Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Crayon Watercolor Kit


    Altenew - Artists Watercolor - 24 Pan Set



    Altenew - Watercolor Brush Markers - Tropical Fiesta Set



    Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Oxides Ink Pad Kit - Bundle Four

     

  4. Water color paper or cardstock.
    My recommendations:

    American Crafts - Art Supply Basics Collection - A4 - Watercolor Pad - 12 Sheets


    Tonic Studios - Craft Perfect - Watercolour Cards - A2 - 15 Sheets


    American Crafts - 12 x 12 80 lb Cardstock Pack - 60 Sheets - White

  5. Black alcohol-based marker
    My recommendation:


    Kuretake - ZIG - Memory System - Dual Tip Writer Marker - Pure Black

     

  6. Paper Trimmer.

    My Recommendation:


    Fiskars - 12 Inch Premium Cut-Line Portable Trimmer - Blade Style I

     

 

Also, remember to have a rag and a mister bottle handy. This will be fun! Looking forward to seeing you on Friday, May 15 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time!

Art With Mansi YouTube Live May 15





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