Sunday, August 2, 2015

A Trio of ATC Backgrounds with ColourArte

Hello my fellow ColourArte-ists!  Can you believe it is August already.  It seems like only yesterday that my tootsies were cold and I longed for the heat.  In any case, I have a fun video tutorial for you today from some of my experimentations in my Black Hole Art Studio!

Results varied according to each technique used.  For complete  instructions and details, please take a look at my video tutorial.


ColourArte Supplies:

Radiant Rains Shimmer Mists
Ginger Peach

Radiant Rains Color Concentrate Dauber

Radiant Gels Dimensional Paint
Emperor's Gold

Silks Acrylic Glaze
Ginger Peach
Bolivian Blue

Other supplies:
4"x4" blank coasters
Collage sheets:  Birds and Bees, Bee Banners (Alpha Stamps)
Light Molding Paste (Golden)
White Gesso
Sin City Stamps: Wings
Prima crackle stencil

Cut three 4"x4" coasters down to ATC size (2-½" x 3-½")

Apply light molding paste as shown in video.

Light molding paste applied through stencil

Pat over a thick coat of light molding paste

Crackle rubber stamped into light molding paste
By the way, there is still time to visit our Altered Shoe Blog Hop.  You have until August 5th to enter to win a $25 gift certificate to spend in the ColourArte store.

I hope you enjoyed my experimentation with crackle backgrounds and use of ColourArte paint products.  Stop by the ColourArte online store for more products to choose from.

Thanks for stopping by, and have a wonderful, crafty weekend!  Play on, my friends!



  1. Your ATCs are gorgeous. I love the crackled background on each, the colors and ephemera! And, your video was awesome - as always. I appreciate the time it takes you to make a video.

  2. gorgeous ATCs and thanks for the inspiration with the molding paste and color. I am seeking to grow my repertoire of techniques and this looks perfect. xo

  3. Absolutely beautiful Barbara! Thanks for the step out!! xox