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An Art Journal Page with Gelatos® Color IRIDESCENTS Mars

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It's February and there are hearts everywhere. So, why not create an art journaling page about hearts? Hello there, Mou here today with an art journaling tutorial using the brand new Gelatos® color MARS from the IRIDESCENTS Set.

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To make this page, you'll need:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos® Colors: Mars (IRIDESCENTS Set), Aqua Dolce, Banana, Chocolate, Earl Grey

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Stamper's Big Brush Pen: BLACK

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accents: Chalkboard Paint, Gesso

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Collapsible Water Cup

Other: Watercolor paper, stamp, paint brush, pencil

Let's get started!

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Rub Gelatos color Mars generously on the watercolor paper. Blend with water.

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Add Gelatos colors Earl Grey and Chocolate to the page and blend with water. Paint some circles with the Gelatos colors as shown.

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Make some marks with Gesso.

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Add more colors to the page with Gelatos colors Aqua Dolce and Banana.

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Add more marks with Chalkboard Paint.

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Paint some circles with gesso as shown.

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Draw a heart on the page and color around it to make it more prominent.

Ink up alphabet stamps with Stamper's Big Brush pen BLACK and stamp your journaling in and around the heart.

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Here's a close up of my page.

I hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and give the IRIDESCENT Mars a try!
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