Monday, October 13, 2008

Paperific is coming to town...

Normally I don't start humming Christmas tunes till December - but with Paperific around the corner, whats a girl to do. We have four new stamp sets released with your favourite designs in much larger sizes. these are fantastic, my favourite being the Christmas set (the snowflakes in particular). The look book has also come back home looking spiffy from the publishers, and i love it. Much more manageable that a great big scrapbook album!!! Finally, I always hinted we would have something else at the stand - well wait no longer. For those of you who have been following Somerset Studios, Cloth Paper Scissors, Altered Books, Claudine Helmuth, Michael De Mang and all other talented artists - they all use one kind of paint/mediums etc - Golden Paints. These are fabulous fluid acrylics that flow onto paper effortlessly like a glaze. The are highly pigmented and dry quickly. The best thing is you can overlay the colours in thin layers and create out of this world results. My favourites are the Irridescent bronze and the Micaceous Iron Oxide (which actualy has iron particals in it and feels like sandpaper). Finally we have a heap of their wonderful mediums to sell as well including a fabo introduction kit which contains soft gel (gloss) , regular gel (semi gloss), heavy gel (matte), light moulding paste, coarse pumice gel and clear tar gel. inside the box you receive a sample chart with ideas on how to use the mediums. For those of you who have never used gel medium before - it is a great all round glue for collaging papers and heavier materials (metal charms etc). I know these will go quickly - so make sure you stop at the stand and get the colours you want asap!!!
Will fill you in on more Paperific details tomorrow.


Pauline said...

Oooh, Golden Paints - I had to buy some for a workshop - grumbled all the way about having to get 'expensive' stuff, and travelling all over to get it. But - they were great! So I can get some more??? Yay! See ya there!


Busybel said...

Hi there
I am thrilled that you are coming out with another book. I saw your demo at the Brisbane convention in June and have been fascinated with embossing ever since. I have been slowly building up my collection of powders....if only the budget would allow me to get all of them!
2 questions:
1)when will the book be available for those people not at paperific?
2)are you coming to Adelaide to do an instore demo in the near future? I would love to learn more!!

Thanks once again for a fabulous product & fab ideas!