Mixed Media Altered Paintbrush ~ By Sarah

Mixed Media Altered Paintbrush ~ By Sarah

Hi Creative Embellishments Fans! Sarah here today to share an altered paintbrush I made using lots of different Creative Embellishments Chipboard. I’ve used the following chipboard pieces on this project:

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I started off by gluing all the chipboard pieces onto the paintbrush, also adding a few metal embellishments and a resin piece I had in my stash. I painted everything with two coats of white gesso to get a unified base to add the colour. I started off by spraying the piece with Lindy’s Stamp Gang Midnight Rendezvous Raven Starburst. I really just wanted the black to settle into the recesses of the piece, so I gently wiped the top with a baby wipe to remove some colour. Next, I alternated misting the piece with Lindy’s Stamp Gang Flat Fabios in Caribbean Blue and Summer Lovin’ Sun.  Once I was happy with the teal/blue and yellow blends, I wanted to add some pink too – so I mixed some Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals in Pretty in Pink Pink with water and misted a few areas of the piece. I love how the different colours of mists blend to get hints of green or purple on the piece. I highlighted the word “Art” with Inca Gold Rub in Magenta and then highlighted raised areas of the entire piece with Inka Gold Rub in Champagne. Finally, to add a more distressed look, I scraped away some of the coloured areas to reveal some of the gold metal of the paintbrush. Here are a few more angles and close-ups!

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This was such a fun project to make! I hope you enjoyed seeing it!

Filled Under : Sarah Routledge DT , Uncategorized

1 Comment


    • Win
    • June 10, 2016
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    Totally delicious - love it!

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