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Your Story is Worthy of Being Told

Your Story is Worthy of Being Told

Sometimes, things get in the way of our art making – whether it’s time, emotions or life in general! But I want to impress upon you that you are worthy of taking this time for you, that your story – your journey – is worthy of being told as well.

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The Bloom Book

The Bloom Book

Bloom#gmseasonofbloom[wpseo_breadcrumb]After a severe winter full of rain, snow and wind, nature is reborn and shines for us in a stunning beauty. Blooming...

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Lesson 4 – Layering Image Transfers

Lesson 4 – Layering Image Transfers

For this final lesson, I will demonstrate how you can create a really cool art journal spread by layering multiple image transfers on top of one another. This particular process does take time to complete, only because you have to wait until each transfer is completely dry before you add another transfer over it. But the outcome is so worth the time and wait.

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Lesson 2 – Intricate Backgrounds

Lesson 2 – Intricate Backgrounds

In this lesson, I will show you how to create intricate backgrounds using paints, inks, and a series of image transfers. This is an easy way to make your pages pop and look like they took a great deal of work to create.

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Lesson 1 – Acrylic Gel Medium Transfers

Lesson 1 – Acrylic Gel Medium Transfers

In this lesson I will go over the basic steps you’ll take to create an image transfer. These will be the exact same steps you’ll do for every single acrylic medium image transfer you’ll ever make. Once you’ve got this technique down, you’ll be able to incorporate it into your spreads with other mediums like paints, inks, and various papers.

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Part 1 – Spirit Animals

Part 1 – Spirit Animals

Why do you need a Spirit Animal? What is the point? Why can’t a quiz on Buzzfeed tell you the answer? A Spirit Animal embodies a trait or a quality that you have in your personality or that you would like to invite into your art journal. Take the time to meditate on this, try to focus on a part of you that you like – or something that you lack – and that you would want to symbolise through an animal. You give the meaning to that animal because it is your Spirit Animal.

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Collography: Printing with Texture

Collography: Printing with Texture

Freedom Hi! Sarah here, and today we’re going to be making collographs. Collography is a printmaking process in which materials are glued to a rigid substrate. When printed, the...

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Create a DIY portable flower press

Create a DIY portable flower press

Nature Hello there, beautiful people! Sasha here today. I still cannot believe it is the last Season of the year. Somebody, pinch me! This beautiful, creative, challenging year...

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Painting With Tissue Paper

Painting With Tissue Paper

Colour Hi!! Sarah here and I’m honored and super excited to share this tutorial with you. I love using tissue paper in my art journals. It’s great for layering and did you...

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Art with gelli plates

Art with gelli plates

Happy Hello Get Messsians! It's Karen here with my first Creative Team post and I am really excited to show you what I've been up to for this post. I don't know about...

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