petek, 02. december 2016

Christmas is everywhere - ADVENT CALENDAR

Hello everyone! The countdown to Christmas officially started and I hope you are already enjoying it.
For all those who didn't catch my last post I will do a reminder for CHRISTMAS IS EVERYWHERE - my first stop motion animation! I'll talk about it also in my next posts but you can read in my previous post and find out how it started.
Here is the video:



 and there is a

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!!
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This little family is giving 

A SPECIAL PRESENT FOR CHRISTMAS!!!!! 


Everyone who will enter a comment under our video on YOUTUBE will enter in a special draw on the Christmas day. 
The winner will receive a special customized surprise from our family!!!! If you find them cute you'll love the gift!


But there is something more. On our facebook profile Mesmerizoom Spirit and also on my facebook profile we have a special

ADVENT CALENDAR!!!!!!

 

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100014254537336&fref=ts

You have to come over and take a look at the hilarious moments of this little family. They are expecting Christmas like us and it seems they experience all kind of funny events. Here are the firs two:



So, don't forget to follow the tiny family and have in mind that CHRISTMAS IS EVERYWHERE!!!!

nedelja, 27. november 2016

Christmas is everywhere - my first stop motion animation



Hello everyone. As you'll see there was a reason why I didn’t show up for such a long time. I was working on a project that really needed every single part of my creativity to put together my very first (and surely not last) Stop motion animation film – Christmas is everywhere. If you feel curious and you love the old fashioned Christmas stories than click on the picture below...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Pumn5KWNg


It all began in September 2015 when we were having a nice dinner with family & friends. We were talking about what we love doing and suddenly we realized that together we can make something special and the idea of making something for Christmas was just around the corner and inspired us. Of course we all knew we’ll not make it for the Christmas that was just about to come but for the next one. And so each one contributed with what he does best:

Matej Cernatič – lyrics and audio editing, mixing
Marko Vidmar – bass, back vocals, music arrangement, audio editing, mixing and mastering
Jure Francetič – music composition, guitar and vocals
Jagoda Ladynska Francetič – back vocals
Jana Korečič – scenography and video creator

I started to make this project in January 2015 and it took all year to complete it and to make the little family alive. Besides the stop motion animation video my husband's band created a brand 

new Christmas song 


to complete this creative package.


I worked on every prop except for the knitted parts. In fact my mom did all the knitting. I wanted them very much because in my opinion they gave to the home and the puppets a special warm feeling. My mom is an excellent knitter and so I’m very grateful that she contributed to this special Christmas project.

I had to make several sets and every set require a special attention to details. This kind of projects are really time consuming but in the end they really give a lot of satisfaction. For those who don’t know what is a stop motion animation I can try to explain it:

 SMA is an animation technique that physically manipulates an object so that it appears to move on its own. The object is moved in small increments between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the series of frames is played as a fast sequence. So for this almost 5 minutes film there were necessary 4721 photos and every next frame I needed to move the puppets and everything else was necessary to create the illusion of movement.

You know I was working with 

Canvas Corp Brands  


for several years now and  this projects is not an exception because I used many paints, mists, metal embellishment, fabrics and more from their range. I have to say a big thank you to this great team because they waited for me for a log time and believed that it was worth to. I enjoyed using their products that helped me enormously to make the sets come true!

In this post I wanted to dedicate this short film to everybody likes Christmas and to the ones that like the old fashioned Christmas stories. I want also to say a big thank you to all that make this video came true and contributed in any way to see it realized. 
So, THANK YOU!!

I will surely do some posts in December with some special Behind the scenes moments so if you like the video don’t forget to come back!!!

And I wish a great advent to everyone because 

Christmas is everywhere 

and if you want to find out why, watch our video!!!!

sobota, 06. avgust 2016

Omnia mutantur nihil interit canvas


Hello! I'm just posting another canvas I made that I hope is enjoying it's new home. Made as a present it has a strong message and continues my Gothic Fairytale story.


Helped by the pale pink this heart acquires some softness. As my usual I invested in this heart by using the Canvas Corp papers.  Great texture and even better patterns. Even totally different combine perfectly and they are super resistant to distress them to the limit you prefer most.



7 Gypsies details are showing in hidden corners of the canvas.


Tattered Angels mists  are always indispensable for me to delineate a nice fairytale background and I love to use  Tattered Angels High impact Black Paint for all my branches, my wire painitng , my sprinkles...



Inevitable stitches...




Have a nice summer ... Enjoy it!

nedelja, 29. maj 2016

Pink heart canvas


Hello again! I have a new canvas to share. It's a long canvas that offers a nice place to the pink heart. Two pieces that belong together, I leave the interpretation open as it can offer a lot of possibilities...



 

The heart is made out of cardboard covered with some beautiful Canvas Corp paper.  I made a lot of distressing and a lot of 7 Gypsies details: the vintage clip, the metal studs. The branches are made with Tattered Angels Black High Impact Paint.



 In the background Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist. Also this time I completed the canvas with some visible stitches...




I hope you have a great day full of inspiration.

petek, 13. maj 2016

Alis grave nil canvas

Hello everyone! I'm back with another canvas I wanted to share with you. Here is again a heart created with Canvas Corp papers , Tattered Angels mists and paints and 7 Gypsies embellishments.



 The canvas was a birthday present for a friend and I decided to choose a palette of red tons. I offered this colour to the canvas in the shape of papers and mists. I have to admit that red always gives a dramatic touch to my hearts.


I also included a message in latin and I wrote it with wire and High Impact Paints and made some messy spots and drops with it too.


 
 A nice heart embellishment from 7G...

 

Also the branches are made with High Impact Paint.





All sewed together ;-)


I hope you like it.

sreda, 06. april 2016

4x4 canvas and something more...

Hello! This time I'm posting a small canvas, a 4x4. I have to say it's a difficult job to work on such a small area. But the message is clear ;-)
I worked with some glimmer mist and some Decor and Diy paint from Tattered Angels. I have to say I love to work with these product - different textures but they combine perfectly! I added some industrial gears from 7Gypsies... The rest is the magic of colors ;-)


I have another thing to share with you. You probably know that I'm sharing my artistic journey with the Canvas Corp brands. We have been together for many years and we still feel an enthusiastic  connection in building projects and creativity. This month they wrote something about me on their blog. If you have time you can read more here. I have to say a big thank you to this fabulous crew that offers me the opportunity to work with such great products and in a very free way. This is the place where I can share thoughts that were translated into paper, paints and small treasures. This is the place, where I can create without restrictions and there is where my art has a window into the world.

Thank you very much CCB!!!!






nedelja, 20. marec 2016

Star Canvas



Hello everyone!
 Here is a new canvas I would like to share with you. This time it’s a star canvas. Not that I’ll quit to make hearts but I just needed to make this one. Of course in the Gothic Fairytale style.






Using simply cardboard for  the star shaped central object I continued with coovering it with two different types of Canvas Corp paper. I just feel these two pattern will get well together. For the background I used some whiteTattered Angels DECOR & DIY paint - a great product to get a great surface to work on. The little branches that are showing beg+hind the star are make with Tattered Angels High Impact paint - Black. I love this product for making them because it really dries quickly and you can add details without making any mess.

 Also the pins head are covered with the same product because originally theey were pearl white and they really don't match the style. The "comets" and the "asteroids" are made with Glimmer mists.



I hope you like this star canvas! See you next time!