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Shine: Art Journal Page

by: Laura Dame
January 3, 2019

Shine: Art Journal Page

Hey guys! I am so excited to be a part of this design team, and I hope I am able to share some inspiration!

Today I wanted to make some stamped elements to use in my various projects. I like to keep some of these on hand so that I can just grab them when inspiration strikes and I don’t have to stop. I used the DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics in a way similar to watercolor paints. I gessoed my paper and I thinned the paint down with some water, and just splashed around and played, letting the colors mix however they wanted. 

I then decided to create a journal page inspired by these stamped images. 

I really hope you enjoy the process, and I’m excited to share more with you!

Items needed :

  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Cobalt Turquoise Hue
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Prussian Blue Hue
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Payne's Grey
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Quinacridone Magenta
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Quinacridone Violet
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Quinacridone Burnt Orange
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Yellow Oxide
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Titanium White
  • Americana Premium Acrylics - Payne's Grey
  • DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Clear Matte Medium
  • DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Gesso - White
  • Andy Skinner Stencils 12x3 - Bubbles
  • White card stock
  • Stamping ink
  • Stamp block
  • Stamps
  • Water sprayer
  • Various paintbrushes
  • Small flip journal
  • Palette knife
  • Pencil
  • Embossing gun (for drying)
  • Vintage paper
  • Lace ribbon
  • Quote chips
  • Watercolor pencil
  • Water brush

Instructions :

See video above for demonstrated instructions. 

Be sure to visit Laura Mixed Media for more projects and to learn more about Laura Dame.

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