MAY 2019

Because …..
Antonis Tzanidakis

We are very happy to welcome back to
Perth our Dusty Attic Brand Ambassador, Design Team Member and international
guest artist Antonis Tzanidakis for 5 inspiring mixed media classes held over 3
days at the Hotel Clipper in Rockingham Perth WA.

Antonis is a mixed media artist from Greece with a unique flair for creating
the most amazing mixed media projects, he has just released his very own
line of products which he will be using in his classes along with specialist
Dusty Attic Designer Chipboard and a variety of mediums from Stamperia.

There will be an evening class on Friday plus day and evening classes on Saturday and

 You can complete one class or all 5.
 Discounted accomodation is also available and you can see details below. 

Class 1 – Friday August 16th 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Class 2 – Saturday August 17th 9.00am – 4.00pm
Let Antonis guide you through his longest project to date. You will use clay and chipboard together with Antonis’s new products – stencils, stamps and papers. You will start off by stitching the papers, creating amazing texture and then use a combination of unique techniques to create a one of a kind project. You will be required to bring an A5 hard back novel that is approximately 3cm thick for this workshop.
Class 3 – Saturday August 17th 5.00pm – 10.00pm


Using Dusty Attic Designer Chipboard, Antonis will guide you through creating this panel incorporating a variety of techniques and mediums including decoupage with different rice papers, creating a leather effect, using stencils and transparent crackle paste.

Class 4 – Sunday August 18th 9.00am – 2.30pm

In this class you will use Dusty Attic Designer Chipboard, pages from a book to create a guitar and then incorporate Antonis’ new collection of products together with stone paper, clay, stencils and stamps plus learn new techniques with painting and crackle paste to create this project.
Class 5 – Sunday August 18th 4.00pm – 10.00pm

A brand new , just released inspiration project. More details available soon.
Please see our facebook page for more photos.

: A light lunch will be Included on SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

: Free parking on site

DISCOUNT: $50 if all 5 classes purchased.

: The class requirement list is minimal as Antonis will be
providing most of the materials required, including substrates, paints,
embellishments, papers and other media. Dusty Attic will be holding a small
shop so you can purchase further items on the day.

ACCOMODATION: If you require accomodation then a special discount will be given
to those attending the classes. Accomodation will be at the special rate of
$125 per night using the Code: DUSTY. For all accomodation queries please
contact Hotel Clipper direct on 08 9527 8000.



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~On to this months gorgeous Mood Board bought to us by the amazing

Hello, today I would like to share with you a LO I did using Dusty Attic’s Beautiful Mood Board for May…..

With a chance of the prize, all you have to do is link your entry to the right hand side of the blog with your name and country for your chance to win one of two $50 vouchers, you can use the mood board to sway your creation, the only “rule” is that there is Dusty Attic Chipboard on your entry…….

The Dusty Attic used:https://www.dustyattic.com.au/

Ornate Circle Frames small
Ornate Circle Frames

String Frames Small
String Frame Set
Vintage Frame #2
Vintage Frame #2

Antique Frame
Antique Frame

Lace Border #4
Lace Border #4
Spring Blooms #3
Spring Blooms
Foliage #12
Foliage #12
Birdcage #5
Birdcage #5
Boho Feathers
Boho Feathers
Flutterbies #1
Flutterbies #1

Hashtag Sayings #2
Hashtag Sayings #2

The 49 and Market used:http://www.49andmarket.com/
Bold & Beautiful
BB-88190 whispers
Vintage Remnants
VRP-88008 Paper No 03
Paper # 3
Botanical Blends-Navy
Botanical Potpourri-Navy
BB-86196 Blossom Blends - Bluebell
Blossom Blends-Bluebell
GS-86295 Garden Seeds Bluebell
Garden Seeds-Bluebell
Other Elements used: Clear & White Gesso, Clear Crackle Paint, Lindys-Magical-Pop Rock Purple & Whale Watch Blue,  Shimmerz- Paradise Punch & First Blush, LuminArt’ H20-Plum Blossom, Liquid Pearls, Prills, Sequins, Netting, Ribbon…..

Here are some close ups….

I primed the chipboard with clear gesso, the applied clear crackle onto some of the pieces. Once the crackle paint dried I played with the colors listed above…..

I used 4 frames to frame the photo, Ornate Circle, String Frame Set, Vintage Frame & Antique Frame…..

After I painted the String & Ornate Circle frame, I glued the frames together then glued them onto a piece of Vintage Remnants #3……

Here are a few more close ups…..

Thank you so much for taking the time to look & I am looking forward to see what you come up with this months Mood Board Challenge……….Rachelle

Remember to call back in tomorrow to find out who has won the $50 Online store vouchers for the April Challenge and the round up of the sketch’s that where released during the month.