Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Butterflies, Moths, and Adventure

I made a mini art journal spread recently. I go to my pocket-sized handmade mini journal when my creative juices aren’t flowing freely, and working on a small area which already has a background created on it is much easier than staring blankly at a larger page.

Butterflies, Moths, and Adventure | Mini Art Journal | Anita

I’d created the background using stencils and a gel plate with acrylics. However, with all the foreground components, the background is hardly visible. πŸ™‚

For the foreground, I used stamps with dye inks in shades of blue-green + brown. I thought of using watercolors on the butterfly, but felt that it works better with the overall feel of this spread just as it currently is. So that completed the spread. Ta da!


With this spread, I’m joining these challenges –

613 Avenue Create Challenge #6 June: Anything Goes w/ Optional Twist: Paper Piecing
613 Avenue Create Challenge #6 June: Anything Goes w/ Optional Twist: Paper Piecing
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge #141 - Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge #141 – Anything Goes
ABMTTC Extra Challenge #June - Anything Goes
ABMTTC Extra Challenge #June – Anything Goes
More Mixed Media Challenge - Anything Goes w/ Optional Purple
More Mixed Media Challenge – Anything Goes w/ Optional Purple
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Masculine
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Masculine
STAMPlorations June Theme and Photo Prompt Challenge
STAMPlorations June Theme and Photo Prompt Challenge

8 thoughts on “Butterflies, Moths, and Adventure

  1. Beautifully textured background to show off your delicate butterfly. Thanks so much for playing along at STAMPlorations Theme & Photo Prompt Challenge. Good Luck!

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