Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Focus

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - The background of this spread is a ghost print from a previous gel-printing session with acrylics and a stencil. It's one of those rare times when ghost printing turns out well - I don't know if it's the weather here, but the paint remnants usually don't… Continue reading Focus

Art journal · Mixed media

Birdie Wishes

[Challenge win: Winner at STAMPlorations Stencil challenge] Here's a recent cheery art journal spread of mine - I made this spread on a background of acrylics pounced over a stencil. As it sometimes turns out, I had other ideas for this background, but it ended up as it did, and I have no qualms about… Continue reading Birdie Wishes

Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Whimsical Cat

[Challenge win: Top 5 at More Mixed Media challenge] Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started the spread with a background from a different session - gel print negatives from acrylics and different stencils. I added to the stenciled shapes by doodling around them with a fineliner, a Posca marker, and… Continue reading Whimsical Cat

Art journal · Mixed media

Memories of Incredible Moments

[Challenge win: Top 5 at More Mixed Media challenge] 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… Continue reading Memories of Incredible Moments

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 · Mixed media

Echoes from the Past

[Challenge win: Winner at A Bit More Time To Craft challenge] It's finally 2021, and I hope we have a good year ahead of us. I, for one, am delighted and honored to start the year in the Designer Spotlight for January on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! It’s going to be an exciting 4… Continue reading Echoes from the Past

Art journal · Mixed media

Be You | Art Journal

[Challenge win: Designer Spotlight at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge][Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] A recent art journal spread of mine - As is becoming common these days, I started this spread on a non-empty page. I'd added 'leftovers' here in a previous session with my gel plate and acrylics, and… Continue reading Be You | Art Journal

Art journal · Gel printing · Mixed media

Undefeated | Art Journal

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I first tried the focal image on a different piece of paper, inspired by a Creative Jumpstart lesson. I didn't manage to get the technique (on the dress and the headdress) right, but there's always next time. πŸ˜‰ So I just left the dress be, and… Continue reading Undefeated | Art Journal

Art journal · Mixed media

Time Flies | Art Journal

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] [Challenge win: Top 5 at Arty Divas challenge] Time flies... Or rather, I wish it did. This year seems to be progressing a bit too slowly for my liking. However, time does fly at least when I'm immersed in crafty pursuits! So here's another art journal… Continue reading Time Flies | Art Journal

Mixed media

Cheer, Mirth, Gaiety | ATC

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at Southern Girls challenge][Challenge win: Winner at 613 Avenue Create challenge]I'm excited and honored to be a guest designer at Arty Divas today! You could even say I'm doubly excited since this is my first guest designer gig ever. πŸ™‚ Thank you, Zowie and… Continue reading Cheer, Mirth, Gaiety | ATC