Today I created this art journal page.
I had nothing specific in mind, just wanted to play with paints and colors. So I started out with 2 sheets of white watercolor paper (I bind my journal later) and some spraying, stamping and stenciling. I created permanent spray paints by mixing Liquitex Acrylic Ink with water in a spray bottle. This picture show the first layer/stage.
Then I added some more color. I mixed some Brushos with Matte Medium which resulted in a nice transparent glaze, which allowed me to add a second layer of color still showing the first layer. I also added collage papers, book paper and music sheet.
And more collage paper... I have a big pile of colorful deli paper on which I stamped and stenciled while gelli printing and they are perfect for collage!
When the background was done I took a black and a white pen and started doodling. I also used Liquitex Paint Markers and watercolor pencils to add more color and details and did some more stamping to add texture to the background.
I certainly did not intend to make houses. I have never made houses before and it was not what I had in mind to do. But then I saw an IKEA add and the quote "Home is where the heart is" popped up in my mind. And this just happened. Funny how inspiration comes to you, isn't it?! :) It made me totally happy on this gray and rainy day!
Here's a closer look at the left side:
And the right side:
All stamps used are from Carabelle Studio.
Thank you so much for stopping by! I would love to hear what inspires you!
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