Art journal · Mixed media

XOXO

Here's a recent art journal page of mine - In my handmade art journal, I'd included a tea-dyed textured paper sheet as well, and for this art journaling session, I used one of those pages. I started the session by spreading acrylics on a gel plate and smooshing the page onto it. I then ran… Continue reading XOXO

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Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

You Are Enough

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Designer spotlight at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge] Looks like I can't have enough of this message these days. 🙂 Here's a recent art journal page of mine that reflects the sentiment - I started this spread by making a ghost print using my gel… Continue reading You Are Enough

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Inspiration Comes From Within

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's a recent art journal page of mine - I made this on kraft paper. After a couple of attempts at making art on kraft paper, I've found that it is a completely different experience than using plain uncolored paper. I like it! 🙂 I first… Continue reading Inspiration Comes From Within

Art journal · Mixed media

All Good Things

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I made this spread on a page made of wax paper--I'd used various materials for the pages of this art journal, and I've been loving working on all of them. I started off by brushing acrylics on the page. I then adhered lots and lots of… Continue reading All Good Things

Mixed media · Gel print · Art journal

You Are Enough

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at Arty Divas challenge] It's my final Monday in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this month, and I've had an awesome time making projects for this stint. This week, the challenge is: Emboss It. For my project, I made an… Continue reading You Are Enough

Art journal · Doodle · Gel print · Mixed media

You Matter

Another Monday arrives, and brings with it my third week in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this month! This week, the challenge is: Sparkle and Shine. Sparkle and shine is not really my cup of tea. 🙂 I do own metallic acrylics, however, so I tried using them in an art… Continue reading You Matter

Mixed media

Colorful Day

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] It's Monday, and I'm back for my second week in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this month. I must say I'm still as excited about it as I was last week! This week, the challenge is: Die Cuts. For my project, I… Continue reading Colorful Day

Art journal · Mixed media

Different Perspective

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started this page with a background of dye ink smooshes, over which I used stamps with more dye ink. I then used a gel plate with metallic acrylics to… Continue reading Different Perspective

Art journal · Mixed media

Glimpses of Life

On this occasion of my 250th blog post over eight long years, I'd like to thank you for staying with me through my changes in hobbies! I hope to continue enjoying the pleasure of your company in the future too. [Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Highlighted at Use Your Stuff… Continue reading Glimpses of Life

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Look Within Yourself

[Challenge win: Top Rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's a recent, quick art journal spread of mine - I made this spread on pages that I'd used tea to dye, which gives them a brownish tinge. I started out with some gel plate fun. I used acrylics with a stencil to fill up the… Continue reading Look Within Yourself