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Monday, November 14, 2016

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Art Journal Page by Susanne


Hi my dear mixed media friends. It's Susanne writing today and I'm sharing a step by step Art Journal spread today.


Start with a double sided acrylic background:


Use metallic paint together with three different stencils(Nestled CirclesPebble WavesStained Glass ):


Draw a frame with a Neocolor II crayon and blend it with water:


Add more texture with the "Delicate Links", the "Tribal Weave" and acrylic paint:


 Draw a branch with a water-soluble pencil, blend it with water:


 Add flowers with gesso and the "Bloom Factory" stencil:



Paint the flowers with watercolor pencils and blend them with water:



Use a black and white uniPOSCA marker to add a border and center to the flowers:



I used the DCWV Birds & Butterflies stack to cut out my main images. Adhere the images and draw a black frame with watercolor pencils to make them pop.


Finally add some stamping around the edges of the page and a sentiment:




Thank you for stopping by today,
xx Susanne.

ARTplorations stencils:
Nestled Circles
Pebble Waves
Stained Glass 
Delicate Links
Tribal Weave
Bloom Factory

STAMPlorations stamps:
Big Bloom Factory
Trendy Birds 2

Other products:
Martha Stewart Paints
DCWV 12" x 12" Birds & Butterfly Stack
Watercolor pencils

12 comments:

  1. fantastic page Susanne, love the way you incorporated different stencils

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  2. wow, this is stunning - love the bright bold colors:)

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  3. That is sooo pretty! Love all of the stencis shapes and colors! Just brought a smile to my face.

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  4. wow! such a vibrant project :) i love the colors and the use of stencils. Thanks a lot for the tutorial.
    Cheers
    Preety

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  5. I love everything you do! This is SERIOUSLY stunning.

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  6. Love the vibrant colours! The bird and flowers jump off the page.

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  7. STUNNING pages!!!
    WOW - the colours and design, SO MANY layers of INKY AWESOMENESS - LOVE IT ALL!!!

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