How to Create a Colorful Layout

Learn a way to use all of Art Anthology's new Minx Shimmering Inks!

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How to Create a Colorful Layout
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Using the brand new Minx Shimmering Inks I dropped a few drops on each flower...

Using the brand new Minx Shimmering Inks I dropped a few drops on each flower...

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and then...

and then...

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I used a Princeton brush to paint the flower.

I used a Princeton brush to paint the flower.

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The minx have a solvent that allows for a slower drying time. So it helps move the product.

The minx have a solvent that allows for a slower drying time. So it helps move the product.

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Notice how vibrant the color stays! And the shimmer is amazing. A little hard to photograph but it's there!

Notice how vibrant the color stays! And the shimmer is amazing. A little hard to photograph but it's there!

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I did the same with another flower, only this time I used Enchanting.

I did the same with another flower, only this time I used Enchanting.

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And one more flower using Radiance. I just love the bright colors! After the y dried, I went ahead and cut out the flowers.

And one more flower using Radiance. I just love the bright colors! After the y dried, I went ahead and cut out the flowers.

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Then I took the 2nd cardstock and I sprayed with Peacock Feathers, Siesta Key, and Concord.

Then I took the 2nd cardstock and I sprayed with Peacock Feathers, Siesta Key, and Concord.

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I puddled the colors...

I puddled the colors...

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and let them run and blend together.

and let them run and blend together.

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For the middle of the flowers I used Sorbet in Cayman. I added a lot.

For the middle of the flowers I used Sorbet in Cayman. I added a lot.

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Then I used a heat tool to bubble the color as it dried. To do this, I simply let the heat hit the sorbet directly.

Then I used a heat tool to bubble the color as it dried. To do this, I simply let the heat hit the sorbet directly.

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Notice how awesome it looks when it is dry

Notice how awesome it looks when it is dry

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Can you see the shimmer????

Can you see the shimmer????

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Then I used Minx in Midnight with a foam applicator...

Then I used Minx in Midnight with a foam applicator...

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to edge the flowers and the cardstock

to edge the flowers and the cardstock

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I had these resin flowers that I painted with Art Anthology products.

I had these resin flowers that I painted with Art Anthology products.

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I used Velvets and Dimensional Gems in several colors.

I used Velvets and Dimensional Gems in several colors.

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This one is the Rhodolite.

This one is the Rhodolite.

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Then I wanted to add color to a butterfly I wanted to use in this layout. So I started with Minx in Majestic.

Then I wanted to add color to a butterfly I wanted to use in this layout. So I started with Minx in Majestic.

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I moved the color with a brush.

I moved the color with a brush.

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Then I added a little bit of Radiance minx.

Then I added a little bit of Radiance minx.

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I continued to do this with a couple more colors.

I continued to do this with a couple more colors.

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I made sure they landed well together

I made sure they landed well together

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I did use a Princeton small brush.

I did use a Princeton small brush.

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Love the finished butterfly and the shimmer!

Love the finished butterfly and the shimmer!

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Once I put it all together this is what the layout will look like :-)

Once I put it all together this is what the layout will look like :-)

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