Spread Your Wings – Art Journal

Evening, sharing an art journal page today. The weather is pretty yuck here,but we have been fortunate and not had any really nasty weather, so decided to ignore the grim rain and winds and went for bright, bold and sunny art journal page.

 

Art Journal, Mixed Media, Dylusions, Dyan Reaveley, Stamps By Me Ltd, stamping, stencils, Faber Castell Pitt Pens

 

Step By Step

1. Used a baby wipe and Dylusions paints, Bubblegum Pink, Squeezed Orange and Lemon Zest, to create the base for the background. Added some Calypso Teal Dylusions paint randomly using a spatula.

2. Used various stencils, from Imagination Crafts, Viva Decor, Creative Expressions & Dylusions, with the same Dylusions paints colours used for the background plus Dylusions Black Marble and White Linen. Highlighted some of the stencilling with a white Dylusions paint pen.

3. Stamped the leaves at the top of the page using black Archival ink and the Stamps By Me Ltd – Foliage stamp set.

4. Stamped the flowers at the bottom of the page using Dylusions stamps, Anatomy of a Page stamp set, using black Archival ink.

5. On white card stock stamped the bird, from Stamps By Me Ltd – Christmas Greeting stamp set, using black Archival ink. Coloured the bird using Zig Clean Color pens.

6. Stamped the sentiment from a Dylusions stamp onto white card stock using black Archival ink.

7. Used a white Dylusions paint pen to draw rough, sketchy lines around the leaves at the top of the page.

8. Coloured the flowers at the bottom of the page using Faber Castell Pitt pens.

9. Adhered the bird and sentiment using Deco Art Matte Medium.

10. Added some shadow around the bird and sentiment using a Faber Castell Pitt pen.

 

Stamps By Me Ltd – Foliage stamp set

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Stamps By Me Ltd – Christmas Greeting stamp set

 

I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Cards Und More – #172 Anything But A Card – art journal page

 Through The Craft Room Door – 22/11 Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion – #339 Anything Goes

 

Thanks for stopping by 🎨❤️🎨

 

 

Sunflowers

Morning, how was your weekend? It was quiet one here but very enjoyable and I got some crafting in, just for change lol

Ive got an art journal page to share, from my Dylusions Square Standard Creative Journal, using the beautiful Sunflower stamp from the Sending You … Stamp set, from Stamps by Me Ltd.

  

 

Step by Step

1. Used Dylusions paint, in Calypso Teal and Fresh Lime, and a blending tool to apply the background colour.

2. Used various stencils from Tim Holtz, Imagination Crafts & Andy Skinner to create some interest an depth to the background. Used a stencil brush and Dylusions paints, in Calypso Teal, Fresh Lime, White Linen and Black Marble.

3. Used a couple of Tim Holtz stamps to add some texture to the background, using Archival inks.

4. Stamped the Sunflower, from the Sending You stamp set from Stamps by Me Ltd, using black Memento ink and coloured with Copic markers.

5. Stamped the individual words, don’t know the maker bought from HobbyCraft eons ago!, and the sentiment, from a Tim Holtz stamp set, using black Archival ink on white card stock.

6. Adhered the sunflowers, text and sentiment using Deco Art Matte Medium.

7. Stamped a flourish, from a Stampendous stamp set, all around the edge of the page, using black Archival ink.

8. Used a white Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen to emphasis some of stencilling and the stamped florish.

9. Used a black Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen to edge the sentiment.

10. To make the sunflowers pop on the page, used a Faber Castell Pitt pen in brown to go around the edge of the flowers.

 

 

 

I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Artistic Inspirations – #166 Anything Goes

Crafting From The Heart – #133 Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion – #335 Anything Goes

 

 

Thanks for stopping by 💕

Absurd

Morning, how are we all today? 

Sharing an art journal page using Dylusions paints and stamps.

 

Step by Step

1. Created the background using Dylusions paints and a blending tool, used Bubblegum Pink, Tangerine Dream and Lemon Zest.

2. Used various stencils from Imagination Crafts and Inkylicious. Used Dylusions paints, using the same colours as above plus Black Marble,with a blending tool.

3. Emphasized parts of the stencilling using a Derwent Graphik paint liner pen. 

4. Stamped the border, from a Dylusions stamp set, top and bottom, using black Archival ink.

5. Stamped the character parts, embellishments and text, all from Dylusions stamp sets, using black Archival ink, onto white card stock. Coloured the elements with Derwent Inktense pencils.

6. Coloured parts of the border using Derwent Graphik paint liner pens.

7. Adhered the character, embellishments and text using Deco Art Matte Medium.

 

I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Great Impressions – October Challenge Anything Goes

Creative Fingers – #118 Anything Goes

Creative Artiste –  #19 Anything Goes/Mixed Media

 

Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a great weekend.

 

 

 

Chase Your Dreams ….

Evening, very late posting today, I’ve got several projects done but getting decent photos was a battle today!

An art journal page to share today.

 

 

Step by Step

1. Created the background for the page using Dylusions paints and a blending tool.

2. Used various stencils from Imagination Crafts and Creative Expressions and Dylusions paints. Used a white pen to add detail to the stencilled stars.

3. Used black Archival ink and Polkadoodle stamps, Absolute Vintage and Distressed Zig & Zag stamp sets,  to create further interest in the background and create the borders.

4. Stamped the girl, she’s from a Polkadoodles stamp set, Art Girl, but I don’t think she’s available any more, with Memento ink and coloured with Copic markers.

5. Stamped the arrows and text from the Polkadoodles Distressed Zig & Zag stamp set, using black Memento ink. Created a pattern in the arrows using stamps from the Distressed Zig and Zag set, coloured the arrows with Copic markers.

6. Adhered text, arrows and character using Deco Art Matte Medium. Emphasized the text using a black Derwent Graphik paint liner pen.

 

 

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I’ll be entering the following challenges –

 

Crafting With An Attitude #20 Anything Goes

Crafty Girls Creations #28 Anything Goes

Perfectly Created Chaos #4 Anything Goes

 

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Digi Choosday – Week 34 – Anything Goes

Morning, it’s Tuesday and the start of a new challenge at Digi Choosday.

The theme is – Anything Goes.

I’ve chosen to make an art journal page using the latest release from Polkadoodles Winnie Starfish and Sandcastles collection and some Dylusions paints.

Digi Choosday, Week 34, Polkadoodles, Art Journal, Mixed Media, Dylusions

 Step by Step

Used a graphics program to resized the sunglasses images from the Winnie Starfish and Sandcastles collection, available on CD-ROM or as instant download.

Created the quote using a graphics program.

Printed and cut out the sunglasses and text.

Used Dylusions paints to create the background on the page, using Cherry Pie, Lemon Zest and Squeezed Orange.

To add more interest to the background, used various stencils, from Imagination Crafts & Dylusions, with a blending tool and Dylusion paints, in the same colours as above.

Used several stamps from Polkadoodles to add further interest to the background, using Archival inks in various colours.

Lemonade Fizz – used the spotty heart stamp

Lavender Tea – used the small circles & tiny flowers

Also used some Hobby Art textures stamps, with Archival inks, to add depth the page.

Arranged the sunglasses and text on the page and adhered with DecoArt Matte Medium.

Used a black Posca paint pen to colour some of the sunglasses frames.

Added a border around each piece of text using black Posca paint pen.

Stamped the tiny heart, from Polkadoodles Magic Garden stamp set, in the lenses of some of the sunglasses, using black Archival ink.

Used a white Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen to add some emphasis some of the stencilling in the background.

Add some detail to the text using a white Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen.

Used the white Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen to add more detail to the dotty heart in the background.

Used a red Pan Pastel on the word ‘heart’

Used a dark blue Pan Pastel around the sunglasses to add some shadow.

 

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Don’t forget to grab today’s discount code over on the Digi Choosday blog. 

 

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I’ll be entering the following challenges-

Sunny Day Crafting – #11 ATG

Through The Craft Room Door – 23/8 ATG

Crafting From The Heart – #124 ATG

 

Thanks for stopping by 💋

 

Art Journal, Mixed Media, Polkadoodles, Dylusions paints