Stamping with Iridescent Gelatos
Bible Journaling with Faber Castell

Gelatos, Ice Layers , Stencils and Mediums!!

2017-08-08 07.05.08

I enjoy the versatility of Design Memory Craft Gelatos®. Their vibrant color glides smoothly onto many surfaces like paper, canvas, and wood. Today I'm going to use them on a paper mache heart that I picked up at my local craft store.

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I started by giving my heart a coating of Gesso to lightly texture the surface and get it ready to accept the Gelatos®.

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After letting the Gesso dry a bit, I used my Gelatos® Brights to basically scribble on color.

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Next, I used the brush that came included in the Gelatos® set to brush over the color with water, creating a paint like effect.

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I wanted the color to be even more vivid, so once the wet layer dried, I went over it again with more of the Gelatos®, but this time I left it dry and blended it with my fingers.

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To add more texture to my heart, I used Ice Layers - Bubbles and a darker Gelatos®.

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Using Black Cherry from the Steampunk Gelatos set and the Faith Mixed Media Paper Stencils pack, next I added a feather.

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To balance out the feather, I used the "Wander" stencil from Mixed Media Paper Stencils 304.

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At this point, I went back in with my Ice Layers and the Black Cherry Gelatos to create a bit more dimension.

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I sealed the heart with a coat of gel medium.

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Once that was dry, I used my Stampers Big White Pen to do a bit of mark making.

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I added a bit more visual interest with a texture stamp from my stash before calling it complete.

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Thank you for joining me as I shared my Art from the Heart.

xo, Belen

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