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Aquarelle pencils/gelato + water

Hi there, Mou Saha here with today's technique.

It's summer for most and many of us are preparing for a road trip. If you are into art journaling, you may want to pack a few gelatos and Art GRIP® Aquarelles with some watercolor paper or a sketchbook for your trip to document the journey as it happens. Then just add water and you are in business! I collected a few pieces of chipboard and watercolor paper and decided to make a quick cover for my trip journal. I used the 6"x6" Road Trip template from The Crafter's Workshop. Let me walk you through the steps.FCJuneTT1 


Trace the template partly onto chipboard and partly onto watercolor paper.FCJuneTT2

 Then cut the paper that shows into shape following the outline.FCJuneTT3

 Use Art GRIP® Aquarelle pencils to color in the right edge of the shaped page.FCJuneTT4 

Now, add water with a brush or spritz with a mister.FCJuneTT5 

Repeat the same with gelatos on the chipboard piece and blend with water.FCJuneTT6 

Now, you can leave the cover as is or take it one step further with stamps. I inked up a map and car stamp using several Stamper's Big Brush Markers and stamped onto the chipboard.FCJuneTT7 
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You can add as many pages as you wish and bind it any way you want to get your trip journal ready. Have a fun summer :)

 

 

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Cool technique, this will look so good on a scrap page. Thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
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This is gorgeous!!! Great idea!

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