Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

You Are Enough

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 art journal page featuring embossing using stencils. I started the background by using a round… Continue reading You Are Enough

Mixed media

Let’s Party

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] I'm delighted to be in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge again! That means every Monday throughout this month, I get to share creative space with the Monday Challenge design team. How awesome is that! This week, the challenge is: Stamp It. As… Continue reading Let’s Party

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 · Mixed media

All the Little Things

Here's a recent quick art journal spread of mine - For the background of this spread, I started out by applying acrylic paints on it using a brayer. I then smooshed more acrylics by applying them over a gel plate and pressing the paper over it. I then stamped insect images and scripty writing around… Continue reading All the Little Things

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Flying Starts With a Dream

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started the background of the spread with some gel printing--I used my gel plate for some plain coloring initially, then added in a stencil and white acrylic paint for a leafy gel-printed pattern. Over this, I used stamps--both bought and one that I hand-carved--with dye… Continue reading Flying Starts With a Dream

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Ta Ta For Now

[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 - There was already a bit of background on the pages from gel print negatives of previous sessions, for which I'd used stencils over acrylics on a gel plate. Over this… Continue reading Ta Ta For Now

Art journal · Mixed media

Have Fun | Art Journal

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at A Bit More Time To Craft challenge] An art journal spread that I made recently - I brushed the background with acrylics, then stamped using acrylic paints - I really like the watercolor-like effect this produces. I then used scrap paper from previous… Continue reading Have Fun | Art Journal

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Spending Time | Art Journal

[Challenge win: Winner at Paperbabe Stamps challenge] [Challenge win: Winner at A Bit More Time To Craft Extra challenge] Another recent art journal spread of mine. These pages had a bunch of gel print negatives on them from a previous session, so they provided a great starting point - no empty page blankness to contend… Continue reading Spending Time | Art Journal