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Have you ever admired mixed media projects but could never figure out how to start one of your own? Enter the effervescent Vicki Boutin! In this introductory lesson, she shows you how to create something extraordinary with the colorful Texture Paste Set in her Let's Wander Collection. Using a fun patterned paper as a jumping-off point and stencils as tools of the trade, Vicki shows you some must-see tricks for super easy artful techniques.
Don't clean your stencil, upcycle the leftovers! See how to stretch your supplies further when Vicki swaps cleaning for creating and develops a "by accident background" simply by wiping a pre-used stencil over a new piece of mixed media paper. Don't miss another patented Vicki Boutin golden nugget of crafty info when she transforms texture paste into watercolor for an added bit of color, texture, and interest on your project!
Your search for the perfect paper in mixed media artistry, scrapbooking, and watercoloring is officially over. Start your project with Vicki and her amazing Foundations Paper Pads. Available in plain white and colorful premade background versions, these thick textured sheets accept wet mediums for better, more beautiful results! Break out your stencil brushes to play with all the pigmented possibilities that await and even hear some stencil brush maintenance tips from Vicki to keep them in tip-top shape!
Do you love texture paste, stencils, and endless advice from the one and only Vicki Boutin? Then this is the mixed media mini-class for you! Join blogger, designer, and incredibly ingenious instructor Vicki for 3 easy yet eye-catching techniques using colorful texture pastes in a variety of projects. Whether you're making a 12 x 12 scrapbook layout or a creative card front, you'll learn how to apply pastes for the best results, and even how to transform them into watercolors. See no-waste techniques for using all your resources and catch several patented "Golden Nugget" pieces of advice for learning, playing, and creating original artwork. Incorporating mixed media into your next project has never been easier!
Hailing from Southern Ontario, Canada, Vicki Boutin started scrapbooking when her now-teenage son was a baby and has been actively involved in the industry for almost seventeen years. Vicki has been in industry magazines and books (including one that she authored - Creative Foundations), makes television appearances and travels the world teaching her craft. Vicki equally loves scrapbooking, Junque Journaling, canvas art, card making, all paper crafting, and mixed media art. Scrapbook pages with a touch of mixed media artistry in bright, vibrant colors dominate her day-to-day creations, and she enjoys supplementing with mini books, practicing techniques in her Junque Journal and creating cards. Vicki's passion for scrapbooking lies in the relationships she develops, and finding a common connection with other crafters who share this passion for paper crafting. The process of creating truly brings her joy!