A Li'l Mixed Media Sump'in

Good afternoon...and a gloomy, dreary, and RAINY afternoon it is here in SoCal!  I can't lie though.  It's a bit refreshing, since we don't get that much rain. Because it's so gloomy and rainy, what perfect project to share than one that is BRIGHT, FUN, ECLECTIC, and a FIRST for me!

I have always wanted to try my hand at a real mixed media canvas.  I have seen too many to count and I just love all of the texture, layers, and color.  I love the idea of using regular found items and turning them into something unique and creative. 

My Mini Mixed Media Canvas

Since I do work for Gauche Alchemy, this little canvas is perfect for showcasing some Gauchey attitude.  This canvas is a mini.  It's only about 3x5, maybe a little bigger.  I used a mix of product from Gauche Alchemy and ARTchix Studios.

Hot! Hot! Hot!

That li'l Tobasco bottle and star are from Gauche Alchemy's red mixed media color kit.  The little flirty image is ARTchix Studios.

Zippers are awesome....and so is tulle!

Zippers and tulle...completely drool-worthy stuff from the uber-exclusive Acme Kit.  What's a Gauche project without some Punchinella?!  I used it as a mask and as an embellishment.  Some other products include Tattered Angels glimmer mist, Ranger alcohol inks, and those little stick pins are made by yours truly!  After slapping some paint, some gel medium and some stamping, it's done!

This canvas sat in such a drunken and pathetic state on my shelf for MONTHS.  I finally said to myself, "Eff it!  Let's just glue shiz and roll with it."  I must say, it turned out quite neat-o in my opinion.