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Art journal flip flops

Hi everyone! It's Vicky here and today I am sharing a fun art journal layout. In the video below I will show you a technique on how you can create awesome mixed media results by just using your patterned papers, the Faber-Castell gel medium and your PITT Stamper's Big Brush pens. 


If you had to keep it limited in terms of supplies then your must have tools should be your gel medium jar and your big brush markers! I'll show you today how versatile they are, you can apply color with them to your layout, stamp with them and even add shading or highlights.


To create my summer scene I used papers, glued them down with my gel medium and then used my artist pens to do the shading. To add more details I just glued down some flat wooden embellishments here and there.


You can watch the video below



  • Faber-Castell gel medium
  • Faber-Castell gesso
  • Faber-Castell Stamper's Big Brush

(for a list of the rest of the supplies including embellishments and stamp sets please see description below the video on YouTube)

Thank you all for joining us today!


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Paula S

Wow! I am so inspired by this. I have watched all your art journals but I have always been scared to try it. But this particular one makes me less scared to actually do it.

Johanne Lacombe

This is a very beautiful page. Love the flip flops. Thanks for sharing,


Vicky, I'm so glad you shared a page to show the ease of using only patterned paper in an art journal! Your details, as always, are fabulous! Darling layout! ♥

Susan W

So beautiful! Love the flipflops and all the elements and techniques you used on these pages. Those pens seem so versatile!

Linsey R

Another fantastic art journal page YAY!!! It is such a great pleasure watching you create--please don't ever stop making videos!!! I cherish them all and have watched many several times! Yeah, a tad bit obsessed lol ;) Can you blame me? :) Thanks for sharing your artistic awesomeness with the world--what a gift!


I LOVE watching you create these pages! You make everything seem so doable. I am in awe of your giftedness. Thank you for sharing your process as you create these beautiful pieces.

Kristie Maynard

As always, just gorgeous and so inspirational. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Diana W.

Vicky - such a fun journal page. I love it. Sorry that your stint with Faber Casteel is ending. You really inspired me and I bought a whole bunch of the markers. They are great. Thanks for all the inspiration!

TracyM #6773

WOW - FABULOUS journal pages and tutorial Vicky!!!

THANK YOU for sharing your techniques, top tips and tutorial - I ALWAYS learn from you and ALWAYS want to try them too :)


Love this! You constantly inspire me. I will miss your creative videos here but look forward to your blog posts weekly.

Viola Leary

I am new too art l joouurrnaalling. Your work is beautiful. I could watch you create all day long.

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