It has taken a few days to complete, but I have finally created a two-page art journal entry! Not too much detail to share about this one, except for a quick look back. But first, ta dah:
Now, the step back. When I recently created a page about time using one of my new stencils, the stencil itself ended up loaded with lots of yummy paint. Rather than waste it, I took the advice of Journal Artista (a brilliant and well-respected art journal artist) and opened up a blank page in my journal and used the stencil to "stamp" two pages with the leftover ink. Here a visual reminder:
In creating this two pager, I began my background using those two inked pages. If you look carefully on the left side of the finished journal page above, you can still see the original clock impressions. I feel good about being frugal. Thanks, Journal Artista!
To create the rest of the background, I used a relatively new product called Fireworks! by Imagine Crafts. Fireworks! creates a colorful, sparkly and shimmery effect. I chose three colors (the only three I have, by the way): Summer Sky, Banana Blue, and Paris Dusk.
You will immediately notice the use of white acrylic ink and bubble wrap to create what is becoming my trademark! You can also see rub-ons used randomly around the two pages. These rub-ons are from Pinkpaislee and are created by artist Christy Tomlinson. The image of the young woman I have used here is from the packaging materials containing the rub-ons, so must give credit for that to both Pinkpaislee and Christy Tomlinson!
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