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Mixed media with the original Gelatos Colors, Inks, Textures and tools!
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It's that time of year when many of us select a word to focus on for the year, rather than make traditional resolutions. This is something that I've done for the last several years. In 2018 my word will be "Intentional". For me that means making more deliberate choices about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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I recently got to play with some new Stencils and made a mixed media journal for a friend. I used mixed media paper & card stock, trimmed to size, a stencil and Gelatos for this projects. I also used a book binding machine for mine, but if you don't have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hey friends! Today I'm in the studio making some winter inspired canvas artwork. I started by giving my 2 canvas a generous coat of Gesso and allowing it to dry. I gave both my canvas a base layer of color, using Fig, Silver Ice, and a Deluxe Water Brush. Using... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Carolyn Dube here sharing a whimsical Christmas decoration made by recycling one of the cardboard boxes that has shown up at my door. It starts by cutting out 5 triangles for the tree and 5 rectangles for the trunk. Why did I use cardboard? I love the ridges and texture... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Diana Trout here today with a Wintry Scene canvas. Winter has a subtle beauty and today's project reflects that metallic shimmer and shine from snowy days. The materials I used for today's project are Gesso Glass Bead Glitter Gel Texture Luxe in Silver and Gold Silver Texture Gems Gel Medium... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Diana Trout here today with a tutorial on making festive plaid patterned paper for some holiday paper crafting. Here are the supplies you need to get crafting: Gelatos Pitt Pens (Bold or Stampers, I used grays, yellows and mint) Mixed Media paper (about 100#) 8"x10" Glass Bead Glitter Gel Punches,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Star garlands and winter go together like snow and cocoa! Today's project starts with a spin on a technique my students dubbed the Sumi Smoosh. Let's call it Gelatos Zhoosh (Jooosh: make it lively). Check out the video at the end of this post to see more in depth tips.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Carolyn Dube here sharing how a ho hum plain white bag became an artsy way to give a gift. The Gelatos are used to stamp the image and give it that watercolor look. The secret ingredient that helps me do this? Water! Create a type of ink pad for the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Today I'm going to share how you can create personalized place cards, with a creative flair, for your next holiday dinner using Gelatos, Pitt Pens, and a few other supplies. I started off with a piece of card stock coated with Gesso. Using an Art Grip Aquarelle Water Color Pencil,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Carolyn Dube here shaking off a bit of holiday stress in my art journal with the help of the rainbow. Along the way, there was an O.O.P.S. or two. What's an O.O.P.S.? I used to call them mistakes, but now I know they're Outstanding Opportunities Presenting Suddenly. Whatever is on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi friends! Belen Sotelo here, with a fun way to personalize your gift packaging using Gelatos and Pitt Pens. I started by doodling some holly leaves and berries onto old book paper, using a Pitt Artist Pen. I trimmed them out and gave them some color using the Deluxe Water... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi everyone, Mou here with a tutorial for a layered mixed media decor piece perfect for the Holidays! Before I walk you through the steps, let me list the supplies. Supplies: Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft- Gelatos® Colors - Blueberry Boysenberry Iced Rose Iridescents - (Blue Moon, Mars, Odyssey) Textural Accents... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Whether you're trimming a tree, decorating your mantle, or just want to add a little extra cheer to your gift packages, keepsake holiday doodle ornaments are a wonderful addition. The best part is that the whole family can join in on the fun! I picked up a set of plain... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi friends! For many, this is the time of year when we send cards and letters to loved ones, to let them know that we're thinking of them. Today I'm going to share with you an easy way to make that happy mail even merrier! I started with white card... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Carolyn Dube here sharing a Christmas gift I've made for a friend. These 4 Pitt Pens, from the Holiday Lettering Assortment, did it all on this canvas from creating the soft background color, to the two tone edging, to the bright stars, and more! In the video, you'll see how... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi everyone, Mou here with a Holiday art tutorial for you! Whether you are looking to make a quick home decor or just de-stress in your art journal, I hope you'll find today's tutorial using the Holiday Lettering Mixed Nib Set of PITT Artist pens inspiring. Let's look at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Carolyn Dube with a quick holiday gift tag tutorial using the Pitt Artist Pens Holiday Lettering Set. These pens did it all! They were used to stamp the tree, color the book text, and create the lines on the ribbon. Using a pen makes it easy to selectively color parts... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi Loves, Tiare here. Well, the weather is changing and we have gotten our first bit of cool here in GA. I've had to turn on the heat for the past couple of days. The leaves are starting to change colors and this time of year reminds of how much,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Carolyn Dube here playing with cardboard, Gelatos, and Glass Bead Glitter Gel to make a sign. It can be tough to remember progress not perfection when creating, so I've made a little sign as a reminder for a friend that I think could use the reminder. Come to think of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi everyone, Mou here with a mixed media pumpkin tutorial using Gelatos®! Get out your Gelatos® and follow along to see how I made the pumpkin above. Supplies: Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos colors: Mango, Banana, Lemon, Margarita Mix, Green Tea, Cherry, Black Licorice, Chocolate, Cinnamon Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Create a festive and fun Halloween Card using Faber-Castell mixed media products including Stamper's big brush pens, Whipped Spackle and Gelatos. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Diana Trout here today painting pumpkins. I love the Autumn palette, it's a final burst of juicy color before the black and white of winter. For today's project I used Watercolor Paper Gesso Gelatos: Iced Current Odyssey (Irridescent) Mango Iced Rose Nebula (Irridescent) Galaxy (Irridescent) Raspberry Strawberry Squid Ink Watercups... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi Friends! Belen here, to share with you my Fall inspired art journal page using a mixture of Gelatos, including Iridescent Gelatos. Fall is my favorite season. I love everything about it... the scents, the cooler evenings, wearing sweaters... San Diego weather permitting, of course! But what I really love... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi everyone, Mou here with a word art tutorial using various PITT pens by Design Memory Craft. Let's start by looking at the supplies I used for this project - Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft PITT Artist Pens® Lettering Set: Modern Lettering Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Essential PITT Artist Pens Black... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
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Hi everyone, Mou here today with a Lettering Tutorial for you using the Essential PITT® Artist Pens BLACK! Let's take a quick look at the supplies before we start. SUPPLIES: Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Essential PITT® Artist Pens BLACK Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft PITT® Artist Pens Lettering Set: Primary Brush... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft