Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Sing Like There’s Nobody Listening

Here's an art journal spread of mine - I started out this spread by using the paint lifting technique with a stencil, which turned out to be a total failure. So instead, I pounced acrylics over a stencil instead, and then outlined them with a white Posca marker. I used a new-to-me technique with a… Continue reading Sing Like There’s Nobody Listening

Art journal · Mixed media

Back into the Wilderness

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I made this spread to de-stress, and didn't put much thought into it before, or during, the creative process. I still like how it's turned out, though. I started the spread by applying gesso onto the paper, and then pounced acrylics over a trees stencil in… Continue reading Back into the Wilderness

Art journal · Mixed media

Memories of Incredible Moments

Here's my latest art journal spread - I started the spread by pasting torn pre-stamped paper on the background. I added more texture over this by using modeling paste over a stencil. I applied acrylic paints over parts of the stenciled areas, and spritzed water over them to spread the color. I added more interest… Continue reading Memories of Incredible Moments

Art journal · Mixed media

Fly

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started this spread with a quick pouncing of acrylic paint over a stencil. I followed this with more acrylics and a different stencil, this time using the paint lifting technique. I think I just wanted to use random stencils, so I ended up just playing… Continue reading Fly

Art journal · Gel printing

Never Too Late

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - The background of this spread had negatives from a previous gel-printing session. It also looks like I used some leftover metallic acrylics from another session, which I can't seem to recall now. Anyway, let's just say I started out with a pre-created background from some previous… Continue reading Never Too Late

Art journal · Mixed media

Little Things

[Challenge win: Winner at 613 Avenue Create challenge] I'm delighted to be a guest designer at A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge today! Lozzy, the host of this challenge, creates beautiful digi-papers, and I used one of her earlier digi-paper sets, Dream Chic, for my art journal spread. I tore the digi-paper almost along… Continue reading Little Things

Art journal · Gel printing

Art Journals Old n New

I finished binding the A6 pages of my earlier art sessions, and turned them into an actual journal. To protect the mixed media composition on the cover page, I covered it with plastic wrap. I punched holes in the covers after adding the plastic wrap, and used the covers as templates to mark the corresponding… Continue reading Art Journals Old n New

Mixed media

Happy Birthday

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] It's Monday, and it’s time for yet another Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This is my final week in the Designer Spotlight for January on the Monday Challenge, and I must reiterate that I’m beyond delighted to have been accorded this honor. This week, the challenge… Continue reading Happy Birthday

Mixed media

Ta Ta

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] It's Monday, and I'm happy to be back for another week in the Designer Spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! And as always, it's a pleasure and an honor to have been invited along for the ride this month. This week, the challenge is: On… Continue reading Ta Ta

Mixed media

Time for Tea

[Challenge win: Winner at CrafTangles challenge] It’s Monday, which means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! I’m still as excited and honored as I was last week to be in the Designer Spotlight for this month, and to create with inspiring artists. This week, the challenge is: Shake It Up, which means all kinds… Continue reading Time for Tea