Sunday, 12 June 2016

DecoArt Beach Huts

Way back in the dark November Days I attended the Ministry of Mixolgy weekend and attended Andy Skinner's Class 
Michelle Webb was also teaching her Beach Hut class which looked wonderful so I bought one of her kits, as its now Summer and we now live by the sea!
Finally here's my version which also uses some of the elements from Andy's kit

DecoArt Media Texture products with Media Fluid Acrylics
Using Ministry of Mixology Beach Hut Kit by Michelle Webb and elements from Andy Skinners Book Kit by Tando Creative

Once the kit was assembled, I added texture with torn cardboard and Media Texture Sand and Modelling paste to create the landscape layers and the sea

Applied Crackle paint to the embellishments and the outside of the box
Applied washes of Quinacridone Gold to the beach areas with washes of Burnt Unber and Carbon Black
Wiping back with a baby wipe to soften and expose texture
Applied washes of Prussian Blue darker at the top working down to the sky line
Toning down at the top with Burnt Unber and wiping back to highlight the clouds
Applied Gesso to the beach huts, followed with Medium Grey Value 6
Once Dry applied Weathered wood, once dry applied a coat of Titanium White and allow the crackle to develop 

Then decorated with washes of Quinacridone Gold, Prussian Blue and Burnt Umber


  1. Where ever you go - what ever you do - you know that I will always follow you!
    Sandy xx

  2. Beautifully done, I just adore this xxx

  3. This beautiful work! With many adorable details!