Ocean & Coffee Theme Framed Art

I have been busy getting ready for my upcoming framed art classes and I’m thrilled at how excited everyone is to attend!  I’ve already shared the wine theme framed art in November and today I’ll be sharing the ocean & coffee themes, along with some updated pictures of the wine theme. So much fun and it’s all on a 12 x 12 canvas!

If you’d like to purchase a finished piece to call your own, just head on over to my Etsy store here.

If you love the ocean and walking on the beach, then you’re a lot like me and you’ll understand my inspiration for this beach themed art.  One of my favorite beaches in Oregon is Turtle Rock in Gold Beach.  Maybe you can see from this picture how this beach got it’s name…and that’s me sharing my morning coffee 🙂

Turtle Rock in Gold Beach Oregon

This rock formation is huge, so I am standing on a ledge in the foreground, which you cannot see, so that I could share my drink with Mr. Turtle.  Without that ledge, I couldn’t have even reached his chin!

Turtle Rock in Gold Beach Oregon

The ocean & coffee…two of my favorite things!!

Now without further ado, here’s the framed art…

Ocean Theme Framed Art by RegalStamping on Etsy

Ocean Theme Framed Art by RegalStamping on Etsy

And my coffee theme framed art…

Coffee Theme Framed Art by RegalStamping on Etsy

Coffee Theme Framed Art by RegalStamping on Etsy

I had so much fun pulling out lots of different stamp sets and accessories to create these pieces.

Here are a couple more updated pictures of the wine frames that I shared in November.

Wine Theme Framed Art by RegalStamping on Etsy

Wine Theme Framed Art by RegalStamping on Etsy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

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I used an acrylic (clear) block to watercolor my background for this lighthouse card.  It’s easy and you’ll get a different look every time!

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

You will need the following supplies handy:
1.Stampin’ Spots in Garden Green, Island Indigo and Marina Mist.

2. Water spritzer

3. Watercolor paper (3 1/4″ x 4 1/4″)

4. Clear Block E

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Spritz your watercolor paper until it is well saturated and allow it to sit and absorb while you prep the clear block.

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Place your clear block E so that it is in “portrait” position. Starting at the top of the block, rub your lightest ink color (Marina Mist in this case) over 1/3 of the block.  Stampin’ Spots are the perfect size for this technique and while they are not available except through a Paper Pumpkin subscription, you can make your own with un-inked spots (#141822) and an ink refill of your choice.

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Rub Island Indigo over the next 1/3 of the block.

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Finally, rub Garden Green over the bottom 1/3 of the block.

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Press the block down over your wet watercolor paper. If the paper has curled, you’ll need to flatten it a bit first, using your fingers or a pair of tweezers.

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Press hard over the entire block and then slowly lift it off. If there are runny edges, you can allow them to run back into the paper or just let them dry naturally.

Acrylic Block Stamping Technique

Use a heat gun to speed up the drying process.  Once dry, stamp the lighthouse and scenery with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.


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