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Art Notebook

By: Yesterday on Tuesday
January 23, 2017

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Art Notebook
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These DecoArt® Media Fluid Acrylics are perfect for your mixed media, art journaling, collage and altered art forms. They are highly pigmented and can be used alone or mixed. Plus, they have excellent tinting strength, they're permanent and water-resistant. They are also water-based and made in the USA.

Here's how to make a colorful cover for your Art Notebook.

Items needed:

  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Phthalo Blue
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Blue Green Light
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Diarylide Yellow
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Titanium White
  • Plain Notebook
  • Rubber Stamps
  • Vinyl Letter Stickers
  • Tape
  • Ruler


Gather your supplies.

Instruction #1 - DecoArt Media Paint and  Notebook
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Measure 3" from top of notebook and place a strip of tape there. Paint the area Diarylide Yellow.

Instruction #2 - Yellow Stripe on Notebook
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Place letter stickers on notebook. Add tape under yellow area.

Instruction #3 - ART Stickers on Notebook
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Paint the area Phthalo Blue (including on top of the letters).

Instruction #4 - Blue Paint on Notebook
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Gently remove the letters.

Instruction #5 - Stripes on Notebook
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Paint the stamp(s) various color and stamp them. I used Blue Green Light on the two cactus, Blue Green Light and Diarylide Yellow on the smaller cactus, and Phthalo Blue on the small triangle stamp.

Instruction #6 - Stamping Cactus on Notebook
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Instruction #7 - Stamped Notebook
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Finally, add a thin layer of DecoArt® Media Antiquing Cream in Titanium White over the yellow area.

Instruction #8 - Art Journal59
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Happy Art Making!

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