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5 Backgrounds with Unconventional Supplies

By: Cat Kerr
March 12, 2020

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Creativity has no boundaries. If you look at everything around you with an open mind, everything that you see, everything you touch, is a possible art tool. How exciting AND fun is that! Join me in my new video tutorial as I use everything but the kitchen sink to create 5 fun and easy journal backgrounds using unconventional art supplies...14 to be exact! From a silicone pot holder to a fondant cake roller, skies the limit!

Plus there's a fun focal idea at the end of the video which I lovingly call "Faking It" with magazine images! I hope you enjoy it and Happy Creating! Cat


Items needed:
Americana Acrylics: Coastal Waters, Chartreuse, Canary Yellow, Purple Pizzazz
Americana Multi-Surface: Cotton Ball, Lipstick Red
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics: Primary Yellow, Naphthol Red Light, Titanium White, Carbon Black
Decou-Page Medium
Joggles Watercolor Disc Bound Journal
Joggles Black Disc Bound Journal
6 x 6 Gel Press Monoprinting Plate for my palette
Double Tac Dry Adhesive
Assorted Brushes

Unconventional Items:
1. Credit card/old gift card
2. Silicone Pot Holder
3. Washi Tape Roll
4. Cosmetic Eyeshadow Brush
5. Pencil
6. Acrylic Ruler
7. Fondant Cake Roller
8. Plastic Fork
9. Lace
10. Wooden Dowel
11. Baby Wipe
12. Sink Mat
13. Toothbrush
14. Magazine images

Be sure to visit Cat Kerr  for more projects and to learn more about Cat.

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