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Monday, January 27, 2014

A slightly different direction for the day

Smeared & Smudged is having a week-long "kick-start your art" challenge to create themed art-journal pages.  I don't art journal.  I'm not even a big fan of the mixed media trend.  However, I like the idea of trying something different and forcing myself to do something a bit creative every day.  So.  Out of my little box I pop.

Today's theme is: 3 PRIMARY COLOR DRIPS

Again, I'm not a mixed media artist so I figure it's more of a week to play with trying out techniques I generally don't use.  So (please forgive the curl- I haven't flattened it yet)






I laid down swipes of 4 TH stains on white paper (I don't have a book for this but I might bind the papers together at a later date).

I used clear EP to lay the SU Medallion stamp on top.
I dripped red, blue and yellow heavily watered down acrylic paints down the page from the top edge.
After dry, I wiped the paint off the medallion with a baby wipe (glad I kept a pack of those around!)
"it's time to pull back the curtain" was written with a large silver paint Sharpie and to make it a bit more legible, I wrote it again on top of the silver with a thin black Sharpie.

7 comments:

  1. Your page is gorgeous! It's awesome that you're stepping out of your comfort zone to try this. Thank you for joining us for our Kickstart Your Art Challenge!:)

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  2. UMMM... are you kidding me!?! looks like Art journaling is in your blood. Fabulous page! I'm so totally jealous. xxD

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  3. So glad you got your kick on! This is an amazing page. Wonderful idea to emboss the Medallion. Looking to seeing more from you this week Jengd.

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  4. Very beautiful! You have taken to it like a fish in water!

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  5. don't agree with you : you are a mixed-media artist !!! your page is awesome, I mean it !

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  7. Stay out of the box because your journal art is fabulous.
    Thanks for joining us and inspiring me!
    susan s

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