Monday, 22 April 2013

Snazzy Design Team Project By Gillian ....

Good Morning everyone, Gillian here with our new design team kit for the month ahead. This month we have been challenged to create our own canvas using the Gallerie Wrap Canvas Kit.


This kit allows you to creat your own custom canvas and you can find a "how to" on Youtube HERE (have to say wish I had found this first before commencing assembly lol).
The Random Comment Winner is No 1 which tallies with ....

..... Andrew's Stamping Pad. Congrats Andrew please contact Snazzy's with your details.

For my canvas yes you've probably guessed correct which route I have taken .... Vintage, Grunge, Distress, Tim Holtz (all of my favourite things).


To start with I painted the outer edges of the canvas using Distress Paint (Black Soot), next I applied some Ideaology Tissue Wrap Paper with Ranger's Glue N Seal (Matte) before randomly stamping the "Gear" image from the Tim Holtz (Time Travelers) set using Archival Ink (Sepia). I have also built up the layers of colour using Distress Paint (Rusty Hinge, Walnut Stain & Weathered Wood), knocking back with a wet wipe for a more subtle effect.


I then stamped various images using Archival Ink (Jet Black) from the following sets -  Time Travelers, Ringmaster Blueprint, Way With Words onto manilla cardstock.


The "hand" and "admit one ticket" have been inked with Distress Ink (Walnut Stain).


Both gentleman (Wyatt & Doc ... yes I have named them!) have been coloured using Distress Markers (Rusty Hinge, Weathered Wood & Vintage Photo). The words "Courage Is Being ... were stamped onto Kraft cardstock, cut out and edged with Black Soot Distress Marker. *Note the pocket watch ... I added one of the small epoxy stickers from the Sunrise/Sunset Prima collection*.


More layers using the newly released Ideaology Remnant Rub Ons which I adore.  I hope you have enjoyed this project, Lesley will be here next week sharing her project using the above kit.

To be in with a chance of winning a Snazzy prize, simply leave a comment HERE on the first post of the month.

Until next time .....


53 comments:

craftimamma said...

What a fab canvas to kick off this kit Gillian. I love your grungy look and my OH would appreciate the names you've given your two gents, lol! I just got that Tim set of quote stamps and you chose to use my favourite. Lovely stuff ......... er, now I've got to follow it, lol!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

inkypinkycraft said...

this is fab, love the grungy feel and those stamps are fab too, just inked mine up last week.love your make trace x

Helen said...

What a great looking kit, I love Wyatt and Doc and their canvas....

Paula Whittaker said...

Fab canvas Gillian

Redanne said...

This is a masterpiece Gillian, I love everything about it, the background is amazing and 'Wyatt and Doc' look fabulous against it. A brilliant canvas.... I do love the Time Traveller set, it is so versatile.

Astrid Maclean said...

Wow, well done Gillian, this turned out fabulous! Fantastic background and such great use of all those wonderful stamps! Love the brown and blue colouring too!

Minxy said...

Totally loving your direction with this, great build up of layers and choice of stamps xo

Maryann said...

WOW this is so cool, you´ve really done an awesome job here, and it looks soooooooooo great Gillian, and I love the stamps you´ve used on ths too. All fits sooo well together.
Love that you´ve named them too ha ha ha. Have a wonderful day and lots more fun as well.

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A stunning canvas Gillian, I love the stamps you've used, they are on my wish list at the moment. I've not done anything on a cavas before, but there is a first time for everything.

Sue x

Carol Q said...

fabulous combo and colouring of your images Gillian.

butterfly said...

Fabulous layering of the new stamps... your canvas is so cool, Gillian! How fun to make it from scratch too!!
Alison x

isisimaginings.com said...

That is a stunning canvas!

Brenda Brown said...

Love this Gillian, Time Travellers are some of my faves at the moment and this displays them perfectly.
x0x

judith@poppy cottage said...

Fabulous canvas Gillian, gorgeous colours, I love the theme, Doc and Wyatt are brilliant. I love the addition on the tie. The layers on the background are fab, and that sentiment is fab, Judith xx

Michelle Webb said...

Oooh I love it Gillian, I gotta get me those stamps they're great! Michelle x

Pat said...

I really love this canvas you have created. The grungy look is really great
Pat xx

Jude said...

Love the grungy look, fabulous!

Hugs
Jude x

Beryl said...

What a fabulous canvas. It's one of those pieces where you can spot something else each time you look at it. Great piece of artwork.
Beryl xx

Craftychris said...

What a fabulous canvas, I wouldn't know where to start so would definitely need to see the video! xx

ElaineC said...

What a great idea! I love the idea of being able to work in a flat surface and then mount it. Thanks for all the inspiration. Elaine xx

snazzyoriginal said...

Love this grungy piece with my fav of the new TH stamp sets. Great colours and lots of depth from those layers xx

Claire said...

I really like the colours you used on the canvas and of course those TH stamps! I've never tried working on a canvas before but it's something I'm (hopefully!) going to try out one day X

Candy C said...

Gillian...your Tim Holtz style canvas is gorgeous. I love all of the stamps and sentiments you have fused together to create such a gorgeous piece! The coloring is fabulous. The design is awesome! And....CONGRATS on your being selected as one of Tim's Noteworthy Blogs! So well deserved!!! <3 Candy

Tincan Crafter said...

This is incredible. I came via Tim Holtz. I wondered if I would use the steampunk gentlemen stampset and I decided against it because I didnt think I would find a way to use it. Seeing your work, I regret it. You have done such a fantastic piece. Great stuff.

Redanne said...

Back again just so say many congratulations on being nominated as one of Tim's Noteworthy Blogs - well done you and so well deserved!! Anne x

Steven AKA Pink Elf said...

BPure brilliant like, well done!!!

butterfly said...

Oh, yay! Congratulations on being a Blogworthy Link - fabulous, and so well-deserved!
Alison x

Winnie said...

Just fabulous! Love those guys and how you made the piece! I have that set coming in the mail (secretary's day gift to me from my firm!), can't wait to try them. Your piece is inspiring! Congratlations!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful!

Noreen said...

A fantastic project - I love how you made all the elements work together. And the colors are perfect for it.

Noreen
http://craftyjournal.com

Barb Cady said...

So glad Tim saw this and blogworthied you, your canvas is stunning, love the way you have used those stamps! Hugs, barb x

Barb Cady said...

So glad Tim saw this and blogworthied you, your canvas is stunning, love the way you have used those stamps! Hugs, barb x

Ursula said...

Amazing canvas! Great composition.

Maria Levine said...

Wonderfully awesome canvas! Great job! And Congrats on being featured!

Boo said...

Love your canvas.

Linda Cain said...

Fantastic!!! Brovo, girl!

~Linda

Nancy B said...

What an excellent quote to use with those stamps!

Heather Smith said...

So happy Tim pointed us in your direction! Congrats on the feature, your layering is perfect. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

Marjie Kemper said...

Gorgeous, Gillian! Love those stamps and the fabulous background you've created.

Cathy A said...

These canvases look neat, it would make stamping so much easier!

Caroline said...

Gosh, how chuffed you must be to have TH choose you for his blogworrhy list!! Great canvas! :)

Karen Buchanan said...

What a great canvas! Love it!

Ephemera said...

Fabulous canvas Gillian, beautifully stamped and congratulations on being selected by Tim, love the idea of this canvas as it will make stamping on it a whole lot easier. xx

Fliss said...

An absolutely fabulous canvas Gillian. The textures and stamping are awesome and love all the detail.
Fliss xx

Sue C said...

Gorgeous canvas Gullian ! Big congrats on beign a blogworthy link too ! Sue C x

Terry said...

Very cool canvas, Gillian! Love all the steampunk details! Huge congratulations on making Tim's blogworthy links - so deserved!

Ria Gall said...

Hi Gillian
what a fantastic canvas with so many layer, depth and textures and a first class tutorial for us
Ria

ElaineC said...

What really wonderful canvasses! The design team have come up trumps with this kit. So much inspiration - thank you. I do hope I might win....
Elaine

Carol Woodley said...

I Love the project you have turned out with these kits. Thanks for sharing them.

Pat said...

What wonderful projects this month.
Pat xx

Wynn Walton said...

FABULOUS!!!This is new to me so I'll defo have to watch the video but I will be giving it a go. I love all things 'Tim Holtz' too!!
Wynn x

Jan Morris said...

Just love it! Images, colours and design layout. I must try this myself. Janet Morris

janet said...

Have never tried this kind of work but your canvas is so inspiring. I love the muted coours and your instructions are idiot-proof!!
TFS.
Janet