Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Artistcellar: Joy Comes in the Morning Art Journal Page

Joy Comes in the Morning Art Journal Page

Technique for Creating Joy Comes in the Morning Art Journal Page

  1. Spray water color paper with the Silks Acrylic Glazes home made spray (tutorial is included below...click on the image for a larger view), dry.
  2. Use the Flower of Life Stencil and Matte Gel Medium to stencil over a strip of water color paper, dry.
  3. Apply Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Brushed Pewter over the dried Matte Gel Medium.
  4. Use the Ranger Archival Ink Pad and a border stamp to stamp around the entire border of the art journal page.
  5. Apply Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Brushed Pewter lightly over the stamped border.
  6. Use the Flower of Life Stencil and a Silks Acrylic Glaze to stencil on the bottom right side of the page as shown.
  7. Use the Ranger Archival Ink Pad and letter stamps to stamp the title "Joy" on tissue paper
  8. Adhere the title with Matte Gel Medium as shown
  9. Select photo and mat with metallic card stock.  Adhere to page as shown.
  10. Spray a strip of water color paper with Silks Acrylic Glazes home made spray and dry.
  11. Use a Faber-Castell Pitt Pen to write out "...comes in the morning." and adhere to the page
  12. Use the Viva Decor Pearl Pen to add pearls as shown.
  13. Use a silver pen to add accents around the page as shown.
Close up of Joy Comes in the Morning
Close Up View of Joy Comes in the Morning Art Journal Page
Silk Acrylic Glazes Spray Tutorial
Tutorial for creating your own Silks Acrylic Glazes Spray Paints