Thursday, 9 February 2017

Hanging Around with Bentley by Nikki Acton







Today’s project is one of the combined MDF and acrylic wall hangings from That’s Crafty!; the main panel is MDF and the cogs which hang from it are acrylic.


Here is what I did:


MDF Panel


I sponged PaperArtsy Fresco Acrylics in Chalk and South Pacific to create the background. I then printed the words on my computer and used an image transfer technique to transfer to the panel. There are lots of methods and mediums for image transfer but I just printed onto thin glossy paper (so the printer ink sits on the surface) and then placed carefully on my MDF. (The words need to be a mirror image first). This technique does not give a perfect result – but I quite like the mottled finish. Finally I add PaperArtsy Candy Floss through the That’s Crafty! Paws stencil and around edge of panel.







Acrylic Cogs


I stamped Bentley in Stazon on each of the cogs on the front and then painted them with the same combination of Fresco paints on the back. I added some highlights with Promarkers on the stamped side.







See you next week!

Nikki


Supplies


PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Acrylic Paints (Chalk, Candy Floss, South Pacific)

7 comments:

  1. Love this Nikki. Such a clever idea and thanks so much for sharing how you got the text on there, a great technique.
    Fliss xx

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  2. Nikki this is so cute... love the cats and the text. Lovely colors too.
    Thank you for explaining how you achieved the great result.
    Hugs from Monica
    Spain

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  3. Brilliant! I love it Nikki! xx

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  4. Nikki, this a fabulous project, I love the cats and the words are just so true!! Anne xx

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  5. lol brilliant Nikki another Bentley stunner
    Love
    Amanda x

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  6. I absolutely love this one, it's one of my favourite 'Bentley's' and of course the sentiment is very accurate too!!
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  7. Brilliant! I used to know a cat like that! Chrisx

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