Mix Media Art: pastes for backgrounds and special effects

Modeling Paste White and Colorink

Today we talk, about Mixed Media, a theme that always offers inspirations and ideas to study new products for the creation of every kind of project.

We should talk about pastes: Stamperia "Mix Media Art" collection includes many different pastes, to make interesting backgrounds and textures, relief stencils, particular 3D effects. We invite you to discover them, choosing that one that can help you to express your creativity!

The perfect base for every surface to decorate. It can be applied with a spatula, sponge brush or brush. It can be used with standard stencils and thick stencils. Once dry, it can be coloured with Aquacolor and acrylic colours. The black Modeling Paste is ideal to be  used in combination with  Star Colours (metallic colours to create iridescent effects).

Black Modeling Paste , Green Star Colour, Moulds and Accessories

Art Journal with White modeling Paste, Stencils, Rice Paper and Aquacolor

Two "new born" pastes, for who is looking for more volume. They allow the creation of very marked 3D effects. The Glossy Gel is perfect also on transparent surfaces, like glass.

Heavy Body Paste, Allegro Acrylic Colours, Stencils
Heavy Body Glossy Gel, Stencil, Acrylic Colours and HD Stamps

Hardener for fabric, white colour. Perfect to give volume and structure to paper and fabric, easy to use and waterproof.

Detail: dancer (Monica Paruta's design), stamped Voile Paper, Tex Art, Accessories

Cracklé Paste monocomponent, it allows the fast creation of an interesting Mixed Media Cracklé, a perfect background for your canvases.

Cracklé Paste, Scrapbooking Paper SBB503, Stencils, Decorative Painting

Many uses for this paste: as you can deduce from its name, this paste creates a very clear grainy texture, that can be highlight with colours. It is suitable to create particular effects.

Texture Sand Paste, Moluds with Ceramic Powder,  Allegro acrylics,  Accessories

Both transparent, these pastes create a 3D background full of interesting glares. The Gloss Gel Paste is totally smooth, the Glass Paste has got many microspheres that give an ice and pearly effect.

Mix Media Glass Paste, Aquacolor, Carta di Riso

All these products are water based.

Renovate your home with Home Deco Paint

Home Deco Paint (KAH...) and Home Deco stencil (KS...) have been studied for making decoration and restoration pleasant experieces with a great effect.

24 nuances, three different sizes (110, 250 e 500 ml). Colours are water based, creamy and with an very covering. Once dry, they look matt and velvety, thanks to their chalky part. The final effect is clean and very elegant. 

Setting up a dreamy corner to catch the gaze and tranform the house, will be an amazing activity.

Home Deco Collection includes many stencils, different designs and sizes: classic and modern subjects, perfect for decoration of little objects and big surfaces, such as furniture and walls. We invite you to discover the complete selection on Stamperia official website.

Matt Finish Waxed Effect (KE38M), studied for  Home Deco Paint, seals completely the surface, avoiding water to damage your furniture. It preserves the soft touch given by Home Deco Paint. As an alternative you can use the Spray Finish (KE05).

Free your creativity, match together colours and special effects to find your style!

Web Artists for Stamperia: Marilyn Rivera

Third appointment with creativity on web: today we talk about Marilyn Rivera, american artist, great Mixed Media and Scrapbooking lover. Here below her first project in collaboration with Stamperia:

Hailig from Puerto Rico, this brilliant artist communicate, through her works, warmth, harmony and enthusiasm. 

Marilyn Rivera
From charmy rose shades, enriched with pastes, to vivid contrasts: Marilyn Riverais an eclectic artist, but with a personal and recognizable style, that literaly "frame" life moments, memories, stories into fresh and contemporary projects.

Try to reproduce her wornderful Mixed Media, explained step by step on video. And follow us to be always updated on the latest Art&Craft trends! 

Around the World: Vintage Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking Set by Monica Marianini

One of the most appreciated design of Stamperia Spring Collection 2017: the elegant vintage atmospheres of Around the World Scrapbooking Pad have win the art of crafters from all over the world.

The "Travel" theme is loved for its versatility: you can create photo albums and frames for the memories of your "adventures", cards, covers, boxes and -  new trend among scrapbookers and artists - Mixed Media Art projects

This block includes many illustrations, perfect for classic scrapbooking lovers, but also many wonderful backgrounds, very useful to create Mixed Media works.

Choose your papers and coordinates accessories from the complete Stamperia Collection, free your mind and share your artworks on Stamperia Facebook page!

Stamperia tiles are back

One of the most requested support for decoration, tiles (product code KTR...) are a classic for all the longtime crafters.

Versatile, ideal with many different techniques (country painting, decorative, decoupage, miniatures, and much more), with many accessories that free creativity of adult and little artists.

Stamperia proposes a terracotta tiles collection with embellishment, to create wonderflul micro worlds, with the use of colours, stencils, papers... and your imagination.

You can discover the collection  on Stamperia website, section "products".

Star Colour: bright effects

Today let's talk about a special colours line, thought specifically for Mixed Media: Stamperia Star Colours.

Two different colours palettes for six nuances: ancient gold, gold and silver; green, blue and red. They're acrylic colours (water based), changing and iridescent. They're perfect to give metallic glares to dark backgrounds, and particularly suitable to be used with black Modeling Paste and dark thick colours, as Vivace acrylics.

They're very creamy, the colour is concentrated: few touches applied witha brush are enough to give light and  metallic shades to your works.

You can use them on canvas, moulds, for original decorations or, as done by our teacher Monica Paruta, to create "glamour" fashion accessories. 

New Baroque Glamour Accessories - by Monica Paruta

Le Tele di Monica, "Femme Fatale" - by Monica Paruta
Le Tele di Monica- Lady Butterfly

- Copyright © Stamperia Official Blog - Stamperia S.r.l.-