Dimensional Hand-Painted Floral Finish Using Wood Icing®, A Stencil, And Metallics

Are you snowed in? We have been for a couple of days this week, enjoying the wintery weather a bit, but also dreaming of spring and anxious to see the yard and blooms again. I decided to venture into my studio and take advantage of the quiet time to conjure up a very simple dimensional hand-painted wall, furniture, or canvas art finish. I used leftover paint and products: some Wood Icing® Textura Paste to add dimension, Chalk Paint®, a large graphic fl...

Thank You Modern Masters!

2015 was an exciting year for me, getting to explore even more of Modern Masters product line, particularly Metal Effects, to create rust and fabulous patina. I think these products have exploded in DIY popularity due to their ease of use, and wondrous unpredictability. In the past couple years, I have also explored Front Door Paint, Metallic Paint and Metallic Plaster. Lucky me! Thanks too, for supporting my workshops this year at ArtFusion in S...

Remembering 2015 Projects: Rusty, Patinated Wall Art Using Modern Masters Metal Effects

Thank you Modern Masters for including me to spread the good word about your amazing products during 2015! It has been a fabulous, creative year for me, using Modern Masters Metal Effects to create projects for the blog, ModernMastersCafe.com, and in workshops across the country. Rust, crust, and patina, on letters, home accessories, artwork, focus walls and more! Here's a look back at a favorite art project that I did for our master bedroom, usi...

Love Rust, Crust, Patina And Pattern? Register Today!

Are you nuts about anything covered in rust and patina? Me too.There's so much you can do with Modern Masters Metal Effects products, and more secret stuff I will reveal during this class. This half-day morning workshop is on Thursday, November 5. REGISTER HERE! Check out all of the amazing workshops offered at the ArtFusion Event. And don't put off registering. Several of the workshops are already filled. My Funky Chunky Finishes workshop is ...