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July 2012

Art journaling on the road

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here!

Are you hitting the roads this summer? If you are, don't forget to take a sketchbook and some color pencils with you... I took some of my most favorite shades of Faber Castell Design Memory Crafts products with me on our summer vacation:

I usually take a lot of photos while we are driving but later find that seriously very little of what I saw got captured in my snapshots. So, in order to capture the experience, I decided to do super simple sketches this time. I used a mechanical pencil and then filled in colors using the watercolor pencils.

Here you can see my basic sketch from inside our rental car.

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Cooling off with watercolors!

Here's a post from our Guest Design Team member, Erin Bassett!  We absolutely love the way she used the Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils and PITT Artist Pens here!

Hi Faber-Castell Lovers!  I'm so thrilled to be part of the guest design team and sharing a new project with you today!

Erin Bassett - Faber-Castell - Rejoice Sign 9
I've been hoarding a few of these awesome little frames from Ikea for about a year now and finally I've gotten around to using one for some inspiration around my studio.  

To start with I cut out a 4" x 6" piece of smooth white cardstock and then rubbed one of the black Stamper’s Big Brush Pen all over the first stamp I used and stamped my paper with it.

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Design Memory Craft GUEST DESIGN TEAM!!

 We're so excited to announce our FIRST Guest Design Team!!  Over the next three months, we'll be posting the fabulous posts of 6 special designers.  Up first is Brittny Kvilhaug!



Hi all! Here is my first project for the Faber-Castell Design Memory Works guest design team. I am super in love with making something from nothing, and this has been a puuuurty fun something to make!! I’ve gotta say, when I first started painting, I was so scared that I might mess up, as if there was even such a thing, and now I see that part of the reason I love this so much is that you CAN’T mess up. No matter what, you always end up with something fantastic, because it comes from your heart. So here is my Two Hearts canvas.

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