Silver City – Mixed Media Project

An altered mixed media project by Monalisa Dutta.

Hello everyone,
This is Monalisa here and I am back on blog with another mixed media tutorial. I hope you all are doing great. Before going ahead with the tutorial, do not forget to participate in our monthly challenge. The current month’s theme is ‘Trash to Treasure’. There are lots of inspiration projects to help you out.

Silver City - Mixed Media Project 1

Today, I am sharing an altered MDF tray. I named my project ‘silver city’ which represents a heavenly city. I tried to create a project with magical vibes, so added an angel and the city is on clouds. The entire creation appears to be just came out from a fairy tale.

Some closeups of the project:

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Silver City - Mixed Media Project 2
Silver City - Mixed Media Project 3
Silver City - Mixed Media Project 4
Silver City - Mixed Media Project 5
Silver City - Mixed Media Project 6

Here is the detailed step by step tutorial on the same. Please have a look.

Supplies used for this project: –

CrafTangles MDF tray or shadow box (6/6/1.5inch).
CrafTangles mixed media essentials – White gesso.
CrafTangles mixed media essentials – Acrylic Soft Gel.
CrafTangles Chalky paints-Midnight Dreams.
CrafTangles stencil- Argyle.
CrafTangles mixed media essentials – Cement texture paste.
CrafTangles Mixed media essentials – Art Waxes- Iridescent gold.
CrafTangles fine glitters – Fairy Dust.
CrafTangles Soulmate liquid water color.
Tim Holtz idealogy paper dolls die cuts.
Tim Holtz ideaology transparent wings.
Prima Finnabair lemon peel impasto paint.
Prima Finnabair linen impasto paint.
Prima Finnabair poppy red impasto paint.
Prima Finnabair boudoir pink impasto paint.
Prima Finnabair ink black liquid acrylic paint.
Arora art brushes.

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Monalisa Dutta

Known as 'Lisa's FairyCraft' in Social Media. She loves to play with colours and textures while creating mixed media art. She is an avid altered art enthusiast and loves to experiment with styles

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