Saturday, October 21, 2017

Art Journal Page 178

Hi everyone!

Still working in my 12"x9" Strathmore Bristol-Smooth Visual Journal trying to get comfortable with working in it. Again I'm using printed images and incorporating them onto the page over the top of layers of paint and stencils. I used minimal colours today and I really like how it turned out.

You can watch the full process video on YouTube by clicking HERE.

Products used:

Liquitex Professional gesso
Cherry Pie Art Stamps 'plate 6 - watches' stamp set
Ranger 'coffee' archival ink
Ranger 'potting soil' archival ink
Memento 'rich cocoa' dye ink
Hero Arts 'time' stamp
Liquitex Professional matte medium
Scotch Quick Dry adhesive
KaiserCraft 'doily' stencil
Reeves 'sand' acrylic paint
J.Burrows 'expresso' acrylic paint
Pebeo 'cerulean blue' acrylic paint
The Crafters Workshop 'mini art is' stencil
The Crafters Workshop 'daisy doodad' stencil
Americana 'bahama blue' acrylic paint
Faber-Castell 'light cobalt turquoise' PITT artist big brush
Black Pentel Touch pen








Thanks for stopping by!

Smiles
Jen

Friday, October 20, 2017

Art Journal Page - Black Dylusions Journal

Hi everyone!

Today I streamed from my Ustream channel, Scrap-n-Share, and I thought it was about time I created another page in my black 8"x8" Dylusions Creative Journal. It's been way too long since I worked in this journal!

I decided to just play around with some shades of blue and green acrylic paints (no gesso), spraying them with a small amount of water after each coat. I really love how the background turned out! Simply paint and water!

I had previously printed out a dragonfly onto deli paper so I tore out the image and sprayed it with Heidi Swapp's 'gold' Color Shine and OMG it looked gorgeous! I then adhered it to the page with matte medium, very carefully as it was printed using an inkjet printer so I didn't want the ink to run and smear on the page.

I then stenciled on the title in black and voila! Very happy with how it turned out and so glad I played in this journal today.

You can watch the full process Ustream recording on YouTube by clicking HERE. Please note that I streamed with a live chat audience so I do chat to them throughout the video. Having said that, it's only just over an hour long video.

Products used:

Tim Holtz 'bundled sage' distress paint
Americana 'soft jade' acrylic paint
Derivan Matisse 'Australian Blue Gum' acrylic paint
Pebeo 'iridescent blue green' acrylic paint
Liquitex Basic 'light aqua green' acrylic paint
Sennelier 'turquoise' acrylic paint
Global Colours 'white' acrylic impasto
The Crafters Workshop 'mini tie dyed' stencil
TCW 'mini tile texture' stencil
KaiserCraft 'swirl flourish' stencil
The Crafters Workshop 'mini chicken wire reversed' stencil
KaiserCraft 'damask' stencil
Dragonfly image printed onto deli paper
Heidi Swapp 'gold' Color Shine
Liquitex Professional matte medium
Neocolor II 'turquoise' water soluble pastel
The Crafters Workshop 'mini winged exploration' stencil
Creative PL 'mars black' acrylic paint
Hero Arts 'friendship writing' stamp
uni pin fine line 0.5 pen
Water brush






Thanks so much for stopping by!

Smiles
Jen

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Art Journal Page 177

Hi everyone!

After finishing my 8"x5" Dylusions Creative Journal I've had a look on my shelf for my other 'neglected' journals and came across my Strathmore Bristol-Smooth Visual Journal and decided to create a page in it.

There's a big difference between the creative journal and this visual journal. The orientation is portrait as opposed to landscape, and the size is 12"x9" as opposed to 8"x10".

I decided to just grab a stamp set and create something using it, and that's exactly what I did!

You can watch the full process video on YouTube by clicking HERE.

Products used:

Liquitex Professional gesso
Pebeo 'fluorescent pink' acrylic paint
Pebeo 'iridescent violet blue' acrylic paint
Liquitex Basics 'quinacridone magenta' acrylic paint
Pebeo 'fluorescent yellow' acrylic paint
Liquitex Basics 'light green permanent' acrylic paint
Liquitex Basics 'bright aqua green' acrylic paint
Pebeo 'iridescent green yellow' acrylic paint
Global Colours 'brilliant gold' acrylic impasto paint
Dylusions 'inbetweenies' stamp set
Versafine 'onyx black' ink
Black 0.7mm POSCA pen
White extra fine Sharpie paint pen
Creative PL 'mars black' acrylic paint














Thanks so much for stopping by!

Smiles
Jen

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Art Journal Page 176

Hi everyone!

After my last page all I wanted to do was to make the sprays work in my favour - just deal with the fact that they are going to reactivate.

You can watch the full process video on YouTube by clicking HERE.

Products used:

Liquitex Professional gesso
Pebeo 'cerulean blue' acrylic paint
Mont Marte 'ultramarine blue' acrylic paint
Reeves 'paynes gray' acrylic paint
Tattered Angels 'jazz blue' Glimmer Mist
Tattered Angels 'moonlight' Glimmer Mist
Tattered Angels 'midnight blue' Glimmer Mist
Tattered Angels 'sapphire' Glimmer Mist
Dylusions 'london blue' ink spray
Simon Says Stamp 'lots of dots' stamp set
Ranger Cut-N-Dry foam
Hero Hues 'white' dye ink
The Crafters Workshop 'capricious' stencil
The Crafters Workshop 'mini capricious' stencil
Ranger 'white' embossing' powder
VersaMark clear embossing ink
Spellbinders 'standard circles small' die set
Ranger 'silver' embossing powder
Dylusions 'white linen' ink spray
KaiserCraft 'stars' stencil
'Learning Curve' Cricut Cartridge













Thanks so much for stopping by!

Smiles
Jen

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Art Journal Page 175

Hi everyone!

Don't you just love playing around with sprays on your journal pages? I do. But how stinking hard is it to work over the top of it??? Most pages need some black or white as final touches, whether it be in the form of the title or just some highlights, but it never ends up clean and white because all the sprays I use are reactive, so they shine through any white I add to the top layer *sigh*.

Today I tried to avoid the colour coming up through the white by adding some transparent gesso AND some workable fixative, all to no avail. Oh well, one day we might come up with something that will help, other than using white embossing powder.

I started off with a wipe-off page which must have had sprays and paints on it but it must have been wiped on there a long time ago because I can't remember which page they came from.

You can watch the full process video on YouTube by clicking HERE.

Products used:

Liquitex Professional gesso
Wild Flowers stencil from Mimi Bondi's MixedMediaStore
Folk Art stencil (item #31476)
The Crafters Workshop 'mini whimsical vines' stencil
White Stabilo All pencil
White medium point Sharpie paint pen
Reeves 'titanium white' acrylic paint
Radical Paint 'lemon yellow' acrylic
Reeves 'cadmium yellow deep' acrylic paint
Reeves 'sand' acrylic paint
Reeves 'oxide chromium green' acrylic paint
RJ Burrows 'expresso' acrylic paint
Black Touch pen
Scotch Quick Dry adhesive
White lightweight cardstock
'Learning Curve' Cricut cartridge
Derivan Matisse transparent gesso
Micador Workable Matt Fixative













Thanks so much for stopping by!

Smiles
Jen

Friday, October 13, 2017

Art Journal Page 174

Hi everyone!

For the last page in my Dylusions 8"x5" Creative Journal I wanted to add layers upon layers, and that's exactly what I did LOL. Using various shades of green from all brands of paint and ink I'm happy with how the layering worked out because you can see every layer on the page.

You can watch the full process video on YouTube by clicking HERE.

Products used:

Liquitex Professional gesso
Liquitex Basics 'brilliant yellow green' acrylic paint
Liquitex Basics 'bright aqua green' acrylic paint
Pebeo 'iridescent green yellow' acrylic paint
Acrylic brayer
Brilliance 'starlite black' acrylic paint
Unknown script stamp
Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz 'bitty grunge' stamp set
Ranger 'olive' archival ink
Simon Says Stamp 'lots of dots' stamp set
Tim Holtz 'antique linen' distress paint
Tim Holtz 'bundled sage' distress paint
Tim Holtz 'mowed lawn' distress paint
Color Box 'tropical' art screen by Clear Snap
Tim Holtz 'peeled paint' distress oxide
Dylusions 'fresh lime' ink spray
Dylusions 'black marble' ink spray
The Crafters Workshop 'mini moving vines' stencil
Reeves 'oxide chromium green' acrylic paint
Dylusions 'leaf flourish' stencil
Semco 'leaf green' acrylic paint
The Crafters Workshop 'wildflowers' stencil
Creative PL 'mars black' acrylic paint
'Love' fashion die by Diamond Press
Black cardstock
Stampin' Up! heart punch
White Cardstock
Acetate
Reeves 'titanium white' acrylic paint












Thanks so much for stopping by!

Smiles
Jen