“Wagon Wheel, Lg.” was stamped on Ninja Confetti card stock. “Cowboy Boot” and “Thank You #2” were stamped on vellum and secured to the Confetti card stock with a ribbon woven between two holes punched near the top fold of the card. Card by Lee Ann Atencio.
Lightly sand a white domino until the sheen is gone. Add Gesso (white) to the top and sides. When dry, paint with a stipple brush using Lumiere paints ( Pearl Magenta 573 and Sunset Gold 554). “Teapots on Table” is stamped on the domino using black Brilliance ink. Heat set the image. Stamp the alphabet letters and numbers, “TEA 4 2″ on white tissue paper with black Brilliance ink, heat set and cut the letters out as one unit. Using a soft brush, apply PPA to domino, place”TEA 4 2” on the domino. Apply another coat of PPA on top of the tissue. At this point, the letter should almost be disappearing, but some of the tissue will show. When dry, stamp on the sides of the domino with names of different types of tea. Pink Crystal Lacquer was then applied to the top and all sides which takes a couple of hours to dry. Tiny beads can be sprinkled into the Lacquer to give it more glitter. Tiny green beads were used in this sample. Domino by Lee Ann Atencio.
Domino preparation: Lightly sand a white domino until the sheen is gone. Add Gesso (white) to the top and sides. When dry, paint with a stipple brush using Lumiere paints (colors metallic olive green 562, Sunset Gold 554 and Metallic Russet 566). “Kokopelli #3”, “Mimbreno Deer Hunter”, “Mimbreno Swallows” were stamped onto white tissue paper with black Brilliance ink. Using a soft brush, PPA was applied on the domino and Kokopelli was applied, then bits/pieces cut out of these stamps were applied. Heat set the images before applying another coat of PPA over the tissue. On the sides of the domino, the words, “Apache” and “Mimbres” were stamped using alphabet stamps. On the ends, stamp “AND”. Heat set the words and apply Crystal Lacquer. Any color can be used; however green was used in this sample. It takes several hours to lacquer the top and all the sides. The sample shown here is a minibus gift box and the domino was used for the main focus on the top of the box. Gift box by Lee Ann Atencio.
Domino preparation: Lightly sand a white domino until the sheen is gone. Add Gesso (white) to the top and sides. When dry, apply color with chalks. Colors used were Oranges, yellows in the middle area, dark brown and black for the border. “Mimbreno Dancer” is stamped on the domino with black Brilliance ink. On the sides of the domino stamp the words, “Apache” and “Mimbres” using alphabet stamps were stamped. On the ends, “AND” was stamped. Heat set the words and apply Crystal Lacquer to the top and sides. It takes several hours to lacquer the top and all the sides. A hole can be drilled in the domino before preparing it to be stamped. They can also be sealed with Krylon spray, Future Floor Finish or Diamond Glaze. Art by Lee Ann Atencio.
A wooden frame was painted green and stamped with “Sunburst, Lg.” and “Return Symbol, Lg.” Squiggly lines are painted asymmetrically in four areas as shown. Silver dots were painted in the center of the Sunburst, Lg. and the Return Symbol, Lg. Ordinary wire mesh screen is secured on the back of the frame. This makes a great holder for earrings. Art frame made by Lee Ann Atencio.
“Winter Cabin” was embossed in black on a red and blue airbrushed background mounted with photo corners and layered on three layers of card stock (two shades of blue and one white). Card by Lee Ann Atencio.