Pam Bray Designs: A Girl With Flair

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 Mixed Media Haunts Challenge
Welcome to the first ever DecoArts Media Challenge. 
Goblins, Zombies, Witches…OH MY!!!
Join the DecoArt Mixed Media Design Team in a spooky 
Halloween challenge from October 1st through the 28th!  
Create your own Haunted project using DecoArt Media products.
 Make sure to submit using the Inlinkz link at the bottom of the 
Mixed Media Haunts Challenge Post HERE!!!. 
Entries will be accepted until October 28th at 11:55pm.
On October 29th, Andy Skinner will choose his two favorite pieces. 
The runner-up will receive $50 worth of DecoArt Media product
 AND….
the grand prize winner will receive $100 worth of DecoArt Media goodies!
ARE YOU AS EXCITED AS I AM!!!!
 Halloween is right around the corner!!! Are you getting excited!!!! Well I am hoping my Haunted Plaques gets you in the mood to get those DecoArt Media Paints out and start creating!!!!
 I began my Haunted Plaque by getting a Coffin Plaque from our local craft store.
Cut Gina’s Lasercut Texture Sheet to fit and adhere it to the board using Decou-page Matte. 
Allow to dry completely. 
Paint Coffin Plaque and three wood spiderwebs with DecoArt Media Black Gesso. 
Allow to dry completely.
 Apply DecoArt White Crackle Paste to prepared board.
Allow to dry completely.
Using a paint brush, paint randomly on prepared board with DecoArt Media Diarylide Yellow.
 Repeat with DecoArt Media Cadmium Orange Hue. 
 Repeat with DecoArt Media Blue Green Light.
 Repeat with DecoArt Cerulean Blue.
 Repeat with DecoArt Colbalt Blue Hue.
Allow to dry completely.
 Randomly stamp prepared Coffin plaque with Black Gesso and Industrial stamp image. 
 Stamp until you achieve the look you like.
Allow to dry completely.
 Stamp prepared spiderwebs with DecoArt Media Medium Grey Value and Industrial stamp image. 
Allow to dry completely.Allow to dry completely.
Using Americana Decou-page Matte glue prepared spiderwebs to prepared coffin plaque.
Allow to dry completely.
(Set to one side and paint pumpkins,) 
Paint three wooden pumpkins: one in DecoArt Media Diarylide Yellow, one in DecoArt Media Cadmium Orange Hue and one in DecoArt Media Pyrrole Orange.
Allow to dry completely.
 Pyrrole Pumpkin
 Randomly stamp Industrial stamp image using DecoArt Media Carbon Black.
 Paint Black around the mouth, teeth and eyes using DecoArt Media Carbon Black. 
Allow to dry completely.
 Shade pumpkin with DecoArt Media Naphthol Red Light, 
Highlight in DecoArt Media Diarylide Yellow. 
Paint Stem in DecoArt Media Yellow Green Light. 
Shade with DecoArt Phthalo Green-Yellow.
Allow to dry completely.
 Using a Sakura Pigma Micron #8 Pen to do line work.
Adhere finished Pyrrole Pumpkin to pattern paper, trim.
Set to one side.
 Cadmium Orange Hue Pumpkin
 Randomly stamp gears from Steampunk Shoes Stamp set with DecoArt Media Carbon Black.
Allow to dry completely.
 Shade pumpkin with DecoArt Media Naphthol Red Light. 
Allow to dry completely.
Paint stem with DecoArt Media Yellow Green Light.
Shade stem with DecoArt Phthalo Green-Yellow.
Allow to dry completely.
Apply DecoArt Media White Crackle Paste using palette knife and Americana Pixelated Stencil. 
Allow to dry completely.
 Using a Sakura Pigma Micron #8 Pen to do line work.

Adhere finished Cadmium Orange Hue Pumpkin to pattern paper, trim.
Set to one side.
 Diarylide Yellow Pumpkin
Using stencil brush, apply DecoArt Media Carbon Black with DecoArt Whirlpool Stencil.
Lightly stipple over pumpkin using DecoArt Carbon Black. 
Allow to dry completely. 
 Shade with DecoArt Media Naphithol Red Light.
Allow to dry completely.
Paint stem with DecoArt Yellow Green Light.
Shade with Naphthol Red Light. 
Allow to dry completely. 
Using a Sakura Pigma Micron #8 Pen to do line work.

Adhere finished Pyrrole Pumpkin to pattern paper, trim.
Set to one side.

 “BOO Letters”
Paint the “B” with DecoArt Media Yellow Green Light
Shade Phthalo Green-Yellow.
Allow to dry completely.
Paint “O” with DecoArt Diarylide Yellow.
Shade with DecoArt Pyrrole Orange.
Allow to dry competely. 

 Stencil BOO letters using Americana Pixelated Stencil, DecoArt Carbon Black and stencil brush.
Using a Sakura Pigma Micron #8 Pen to do line work.

Set to one side.
 Adhere the Pyrrole Pumpkin first to the prepared board. 
Add a fun paper bat die cut. 
Next adhere the Diarylide Yellow Pumpkin. 
Adhere a small plastic mouse in the eyes. 
 Last, adhere the Cadmium Orange Hue Pumpkin to the top of the stack.
Adhere the BOO letters to the plaque along with another plastic mouse.
 Paint a die cut “Haunted” using DecoArt Media Medium Grey Value.
Allow to dry completely.
Do a wash of the Yellow Green Light over “Haunted”.
Allow to dry completely.
Shade in Naphthol Red Light.
Allow to dry completely. 
Using a Sakura Pigma Micron #8 Pen to do line work.
Adhere “Haunted” to plaque.
Add another plastic mouse.
Paint leaves using DecoArt Media Phthalo Green-Yellow and Naphthol Red Light.
Allow them to dry completely.
Add leaves to each of the pumpkins along with twisted wire.
I hope you have enjoyed my step out tutorial for my Haunted Plaque!!!
BUT
MORE IMPORTANTLY….
I hope I inspired you to get those fabulous DecoArt Media Paints, Gesso and Stencils and start creating!!!!
MAKE SURE TO ENTER THOSE HAUNTED PROJECTS HERE!!!
I can’t wait to see what your create!!!
Hugs Pam
Supplies:
DecoArt Media Paint:
Black Gesso
White Crackle Paste
Yellow Green Light
Pyrrole Orange
Carbon Black
Naphthol Red Light
English Red Oxide
Phthalo Green-Yellow 
Diarylide Yellow
Cadmium Orange Hue
Blue Green Light
Cerulean Blue
Colbalt Blue Hue
Medium Grey Value 6
Americana Products:
Pixelated Stencil
Decou-page Matte
Other Products:
Gina’s Lasercut Texture Sheet Die Cut
Coffin Plaque
Wood BOO Letters
Wood Pumpkins
Wood Spiderwebs
Stampendous Industrial Stamp
Stampendous Steampunk Shoes
Regions Beyond Pattern Paper
Floral Leaves
Wire 
Dowel
Sakura Pigma Micron #8 Pen
Small Plastic Mice 
Die Cut Bats
Die Cut Haunted
#12 Stencil Brush
#12 Flat Paintbrush


DecoArt Inc
I’m so happy to be a DecoArt Inc Blogger Member and help promote their wonderful products. They so generously supply us with so many fabulous paints, paste, mixed media, stencils, etc to work with like those I’m using today.

6 thoughts on “Haunted Plaque with DecoArt Mixed Media

  1. Michelle says:

    With all of the gorgeous projects you've been doing, I can only imagine how awesome your home must be during the holidays. I love your work!

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  2. Stampendous says:

    Awesome project, Pam!! What a fun plaque!!!

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  3. This is so awesome!!!! I want it!

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  4. Candy C says:

    This is super cool! I love all of your vivid colors! And those pumpkins….they are just awesome! Love everything about this. Thanks for the great pictorial tutorial.

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  5. Candy C says:

    This is super cool! I love all of your vivid colors! And those pumpkins….they are just awesome! Love everything about this. Thanks for the great pictorial tutorial.

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