Using Brilliance Ink To Create A Mixed Media Card

by Nadine Carlier

I love the brillance shimmer that Brilliance Ink adds! I created this entire card using different colors of Brilliance Ink.
Watch my video tutorial below to see how I did it. Enjoy!

Skill: Intermediate
Time: 15 minutes

Supplies

Imagine
Other

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How To Make A Mixed Media Canvas in Gold Shimmer

by Nadine Carlier

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Imagine has so much more than just inks! They have lots of mixed media products too. I used several of them to create my mixed media canvas.
Watch my video below to see how I did it. Enjoy!

Skill: Advanced
Time: 1 hour + dry time

Supplies

Imagine
Other

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Create a Sunflower Mixed Media Art Panel

by Lori Warren

Create a 3D piece of Mixed Media Art with a metal flower and a variety of inks. To add a nice 3D effect to your project, just use metal!  Metal is a great way to add dimension and can even be colored to match with StazOn Pigment ink.  The results can really be spectacular!

Skill: Intermediate
Time: 30 minutes

Directions


Step 1

Add color to a metal flower with StazOn Pigment Inkpad.


Step 2

On an art panel, create a watercolor background with Memento DewDrops.


Step 3

Spray panel with Sheer Shimmer Spray in Sparkle.


Step 4

Stamp script stamp onto the panel with StazOn Pigment.


Step 5

Apply Memento ink in Teal Zeal and Pistachio onto the Craft Mat, add water, then use to stamp dots onto the panel.


Step 6

Stamp stem image with StazOn Pigment in Piano Black.


Step 7

Add water to a smear of Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black and splatter onto the background with a brush.


Step 8

Stamp saying with VersaFine CLAIR in Nocturne.


Step 9

Adhere metal flower onto the panel at top of the stem.


Step 10

Tie ribbon around the bottom portion of the panel.

Supplies

Imagine
Other
  • Art Minds Metal Embellishment
  • Lori’s Cards & Creations Stamps
  • Art Panel
  • Celebrate 360 Sheer Ribbon

See How to Stamp in an Embossed Surface with StazOn

by Kassy Tousignant

See How to Stamp in an Embossed Surface with StazOn

To create this cool Rebel Canvas I used the new MBoss Hologram embossing powder with a fun, classic technique to create a stamped impression in the embossing powder. The new Hologram embossing powder is soooo gorgeous and fun to use. I love that the new MBoss packaging allows for precision application and easy cleanup!

Skill: Advanced
Time: 45 minutes

Directions

Supplies

Imagine
Other
  • Carabelle Studios – stencil
  • Visible Images – stamp
  • Arteza – canvas panel
  • DecoArt Media – White gesso
  • Black twine
  • Heat Tool

Introducing StazOn Pigment

Introducing StazOn Pigment

We are so excited to announce a great addition to the StazOn family. The all new StazOn Pigment ink line has 12 vibrant, opaque colors of ink that work like the original. StazOn Pigment can be used on porous and non-porous surfaces and still has the lightning-quick dry time of the original.

StazOn Pigment comes in an ergonomic, easy to open, airtight case with a new felt pad that helps to produce very crisp stamped images. Any crafter or artist that likes to use acetate, metal, glass, or slick pastes will want to add StazOn Pigment to their stash. These colors really pop!

Learn more


Color Swatches Include


Colors include Lemon Drop 091, Orange Peel 071, Passion Red 021*, Pink Cosmos 081*, Grape Candy 011*, Mariner Blue 061*, Shamrock Green 051*, Peacock Feathers 062*, Koala Gray 032*, Chocolate Brown 041*, Snowflake 001*, Piano Black 031*

*Inker also available

Take a closer look at the colors in this video


Quick Facts about StazOn Pigment

  • Dries quickly on most surfaces
  • Works on all surfaces that original StazOn does
  • New style of felt pad produces crisp stamped images
  • Vibrant opaque colors of ink

 

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December Color of the Month and Artists in Residence for 2019

December Color of the Month and Artist in Residence for 2019

December Color of the Month is Frosted Blue! We love the bright icy blue color in Christmas decor, Christmas ornaments, and wintery snowflake themed art. Tsukineko and Imagine feature several products in their catalog that are perfect for this color theme. Memento Dye inkpad in Summer Sky, Fireworks Shimmery Craft Spray in Summer Sky, VersaMagic in Seabreeze and any of these inks can be spritzed with Sheer Shimmer Spray in Frost!

Also, stay tuned for craft projects featuring the Dewlet! We are so excited for what our team has cooked up.

We are happy to introduce our Artists in Residence for 2019

Meet the team!

Arjita Sepaha Singh

Arjita works in the early childhood education field but enjoys crafting above everything else. She gets plenty of inspiration for her 12-year-old daughter and hopes to show even the most novice of crafters how to make beautiful things in her crisp and short videos.

“I strongly believe that a creative crafter is like a bee that is always busy with focus, dedication & perseverance to create beautiful things.”


Elina Stromberg

Elina grew up crafting and paper is her favorite material. She likes to focus on layouts and colors that are sure to be eye-pleasing. Inspiring other crafters is the greatest reward for her.

“I love the fact that this hobby is all about learning something new every day.”


Iris Rodriguez

Iris is an arts and crafts enthusiast who has never met an art medium she didn’t like. A short list of her favorites include inks, paper, acrylic paint, sprays, metallic waxes, texture mediums, clay, and metal.

“As it happens to some us, as adults we tend to temporarily abandon our creative endeavors because of this little thing called life. About seven years ago I decided to get back to being creative and have not looked back since.”

clay bowls stamped with versamagic and stazon ink


Jessica Lin

Jessica grew up in Taiwan but now lives in California. She started stamping at a young age and if she’s not busy with work, you will find her in her craft room creating something fun and new.

“I generally like to pack my cards with techniques and unique ideas… I also like to think of creative ways to stretch my supplies!”


 

Jowilna Nolte

Jowilna sees scrapbooking as a natural extension of her love for card making and stamping that also accommodates her love and passion for photography. Jowilna loves to teach new techniques and share with others on her creative journey.

“Creating can be a wonderful journey & therapy—making sense of things where life cannot, and I have turned my life into this philosophy.”


Kassy Tousignant

Kassy grew up surrounded by a family of makers and artists. A longtime believer in the fact that a handmade card is the best type to give, she has recently delved into mixed media and 3D arts; she loves playing with color and texture.

“Creativity is good for the soul and I believe there is room for it in everyone’s life. My goal is to inspire others to find their creative voice.”


Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

Kyriakos challenges himself to find alternative ways to use materials and set them into daily life. He uses mixed media to create everything from simple to complex pieces that are always sure to please.

“When I design my projects I like to make something that goes further of being beautiful to be useful and special to someone.”


Linsday Adreon

Lindsay lives in a small town in Iowa with her husband and two kids. She’s always been a crafter, but really got into card making and stamping after becoming a mom.

“My favorite craft is cardmaking and stamping, but I also enjoy crocheting, home decor projects, and a bit of wood crafting as well.”


Lori Warren

Lori is a mixed media artist, designer, and instructor. Her art often features a combination of collage, texture, and assemblage. Crafting has always been a family adventure for her, and she loves sharing this tradition with her grandchild.

I enjoy incorporating the use of stencils and stamps into my projects along with reuse items, repurposed materials and other found objects. There is something about bringing the old and new together that just fascinates me.” 


Martha Lucia Gomez

Imagine crafts tsukineko blog artist

Martha Lucia works in public relations by day but has loved crafting always. She finds working with paper to be the best therapy, and if you are looking for a great Spanish language crafting blog, she’s one to follow.

“I love to create cards, 3D projects and alter different objects. I am looking forward to continuing to share my passion with all of you.”


Melissa Andrew

Melissa is a scientist and mother of three who still finds time to devote to her crafting and card making. She is ready to take the inspiration she has received from so many others and pay it forward to all of you.

“I feel my science background allows me to understand the chemical properties of a number of my craft products and therefore I am able to experiment and play without hesitation.”


Nadine Carlier

Nadine has spent a couple of decades trying and loving all things crafty. Scrapbooking, handmade cards, mixed media, and altered art projects make the list of her favorite things to create. 

“I love getting messy, trying new techniques, inspiring others and being inspired.”


Roni Johnson

When she’s not helping run the family farm, Roni can be found creating. There is no term that encompasses all the styles and project types that Roni shares with us, but the joy she finds in creating them always comes through.

“I enjoy teaching others about the joys of ink, paper, and altered arts!”