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

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

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

Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Mini Art Journal

[Challenge win: Top-5 at More Mixed Media challenge] I've been working on and off on a mini journal that I made early this year. When I was not in the mood for a long(ish) art journaling session, but still wanted to make something, I'd whip out this mini journal, and quickly stamp, scribble, draw, or… Continue reading Mini Art Journal

Art journal · Mixed media

Let Your Dreams Take Flight | Art Journal

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I'd left this very first page in my art journal blank, since I'd originally intended to convert this into a cover. However, later in the year, I made a pair of covers for the art journal, so I made a spread on the blank first page.… Continue reading Let Your Dreams Take Flight | Art Journal

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