My First Attempts at Art Journaling
These are my first two attempts at art journal pages. For the first page, I used just plain Staples white cardstock. The first layout has a watercolour pencil background and mostly stamping with some die cuts. I foolishly thought I could a layout right behind the one page, hence the re-inker mess on the page. I used a SimonSaysStamp exclusive die, and a LOT of Tim Holtz stamps on it.
The second page I did on watercolour paper. For the background, I used a combination of re-inker spritzed with water, stamping Distress ink on an acrylic block, then misting and stamping, as well as Distress Stain pounced on the paper, for splotches. I also added some Neat and Tangled Ink Splash marks. There is a lot of stamping on the second layout, as well as stamping into tinted Gesso, and a new to me technique for making a linen like background with acrylic paint (Claudine Hellmuth’s Technique Toolbox class from Big Picture Classes). I added some SimonSaysStamp exclusive stamps, some Hero Arts stamps, and a couple of Memory Box Vivienne die cuts.
These art journal pages are for a challenge on FB.. it is to use the colour palette of Seeds “Strawberry Brights”
Thanks for looking 🙂
Posted on August 9, 2013, in Cards and tagged art journal, die cuts, Distress Inks, Distress Stains, Hero Arts, Memory Box, Mixed Media, Simon Says Stamp, tim holtz. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.