Often imitated, never duplicated                     Mixed Media - artwork using more than one medium.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #10 - Birds of a Feather

Welcome to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #10
"BIRDS OF A FEATHER"!


For the month of March, we ask that you create something that reminds you of birds. This could be birds, feathers, wings, quotes about flying, nests, eggs.... use your imagination and get creative!
Be sure to tell us how birds inspired your project!

We are SO excited for our amazing March sponsor and prize! The generous people at Faber Castell Design Memory Craft are offering fantastic Gelatos prize packs to TWO lucky winners!


One winner will receive the Mixed Media with Gelatos kit:
 And another winner will receive the Card Making with Gelatos kit:

Now for our March Guest Designer - Rita Barakat


Rita Barakat is a Mixed Media Artist, Illustrator and Designer, and Educator. From wall murals to itty bitty minis you can find her work in various hospitals, corporations, family homes, manufacture websites, and magazines. She designs for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®, The Crafters Workshop, DCWV, Deflecto, ColourArte, and freelances for a variety of manufacturers. 

Rita also gives away a FREE mixed media class each month if you sign up for her monthly newsletter! You can find the Subscribe option on the side bar of her blog.

We adore Rita's Birds of a Feather project she created for our challenge. Please visit her post for details on how this gorgeous painting was created! Thank you, Rita, for joining us!


And now for some inspiration from our Design Team...

Donna used Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products in Glaze, Whipped Spackle, Glass Bead Glitter Gel, Chalkboard Paint, Gelatos, and Stamper's Big Brush Pens

Lynn used Faber Castell Design Memory Craft Products in Gold Gelatos on her canvas



KAREN
Karen used Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products in Gel Medium and Stamper's Big Brush Pens in her art piece

Debbie used Faber Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos as watercolors in her layout




Rachel used Faber Castell Design Memory Craft products in Gelatos, Gel Medium, Glass Bead Glitter Gel, Whipped Spackle, PITT Pens, and Stamper's Big Brush Pens in her art journal page


Make sure you visit each designer's blog for step by step tutorials on how they created their beautiful projects! Be sure to leave some comment love for them... we LOVE hearing from you all!

We don't have many rules, but ask that you do follow the ones we have! 
* Mention in your post how your project was inspired by "Birds of a Feather". 
* Your post must link back to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge post
** Add a link to your direct post, not your entire blog, a YouTube Video or a Pinterest Board**
* You can combine with as many other challenges as you want.
* You can enter up to 5 times, create whatever you want, and HAVE FUN!

You have until March 31, 11:59pm EST to enter! Remember... TWO random lucky winners will receive a Gelatos kit from Faber Castell Design Memory Craft!

21 comments:

  1. I am doing this this month, no excuses!

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  2. Ladies, wow, all gorgeous projects! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Gorgeous inspiration and very motivational prize

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  4. great challenge!! (and inspiring projects! =) )

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  5. I had SO much fun doing this, I might be back with another!

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  6. I have just shared for the first time and hope what I created is allowed/in the rules.
    Thank you for a wonderful challenge and truly gorgeous project inspirations. I am hoping to create some more as I love the theme! Karen x

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  7. Love your theme this month! Super inspiration pieces from the Design Team! I've got my first entry in, but with birds as the theme, I'm sure I can come up with some more!

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  8. Love your theme this month! Super inspiration pieces from the Design Team! I've got my first entry in, but with birds as the theme, I'm sure I can come up with some more!

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  9. I love all the inspirational pieces by the DT members, and what marvelous gifts you have for this challenge too. I LOVE Gelatos. Blessings!

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  10. Oh for crying out loud...this DT is awesome! I was tickled pink at each of your makes and I absolutely loved the challenge theme. You said use your imagination and be creative....
    Thank you so much for your inspiration!!

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  11. Beautiful creations and inspiration by the DT.

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  12. I love all the inspirational pieces by the DT members, and what marvelous gifts you have for this challenge too! Beautiful creations

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  13. WOW!! Amazing creationsss!! I loved this challenge! Looking forward to it!! Love, Suchi xx

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  14. Gorgeous creations by the design team! What a wonderful variety of projects to inspire us! hugs :)

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  15. Stunning makes from the design team and Rita .. wow!!! xoxoxo

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  16. LOVE the DT inspirations !! All are so gorgeous. Thank u for this challenge. :)
    Suchi xx

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  17. Omgosh I love EVERYTHING this amazing DT created for this month's challenge!!! Ackk---so much gorgeousness and inspiration and I wanna try it all right now!!! :P I'm off to see each one of the creations up close and Thanks also to Rita for sharing one of her incredible creations as a Guest Designer this month! What a treat!! :)

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    1. Thank you Linsey! This was such a fun challenge! Thank you girls for having me!

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