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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

DecoArt Blogger Outreach Program: Art Journal Spread You Wings Layout

Hi all

I have a new art journal spread to share. I have been practicing with this area of mixed media for a couple of months and it is getting there slowly. 



i started off by covering both pages with white gesso. This covers up any marks on the pages and stops inks soaking through. I then choose three shades of green for the background which are Early Spring Green, Citrus Green and Ocean Green. I painted the pale color over the pages and then while it was drying i went over the edged with Citrus and Ocean green.


I then stamped around the edges with Frayed Burlap Distress ink and used the Lost Coast Designs  Grunge ATC Background Stamps Set. I then used a pale blue acrylic paint and covered sections of the stamps and stamped them randomly along the edges and page. I like the textures to be imperfect and a bit faded.


I used the DecoArt Spirited Urban Ink stencil with white modeling paste to add the focal points and lettering.


I went over the stencil with Turquoise Metallic Lustre once it had set to bring the design up a bit more.

Thank you for visit




15 comments:

  1. Lovely pages Katy, love the greens! xx

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  2. Beautiful pages Katie. The colours are stunning. Cathy x

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  3. Gorgeous journal Katie. Love how you have used the paste for the raised effect's.

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  4. Hi Katie your pages are stunning. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  5. Gorgeous butterfly. Love the colors as well

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  6. Gorgeous butterfly. Love the colors as well

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  7. Fabulous journal pages Katie. Great colours and lovely textures xx

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