108 posts categorized "Art Journaling"

Black and White by Zoey

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Hello everyone!

Zoey's here to show you another project I created! I worked on my A5 Journal Book , I never tried a Layout on this page size so I wanted to give it a try.

To start my page, I draw the feathers with Essential PITT Artist Pens BLACK (#770075) - I love how these brush pens write on watercolor paper, they are so smooth! 

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"Today" Journal Page with Jen Matott

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Hi everyone!  I have a visual journal page that I created using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accents Gel Medium and Glass Bead Glitter Gel!   I used materials from the August Scrapbooking From The Inside Out "Liberation" kit along with the Textural Accents.

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Blog Hop with Hazel & Ruby - Day 1 with Jen

This week we'll be pairing with the fabulous Hazel and Ruby! Each day this week, we’ll post a new project on our blogs. Make sure you hop to both blogs and the Facebook page for more chances to win our giveaways!

I'm the first one to share my project!  I was so excited to get my box of goodies! The Hazel & Ruby Broadside Alpha Stencil-Masks are so much fun!  They are reuseable and are easy to use.  I created this sign for my classroom.  I will be framing it and using it for my gallery wall.  I have a wall that I hang kid's creations that they gift me with from home!  They love seeing their work on the wall and I keep them all in a binder when it's time to switch it up with new work.

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Here's how I made this fun creation:

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Gelatos® Art Journaling

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Hi crafry peeps! Teresa here, I'm really loving the art journaling trend. The thing I love most is the freedom I feel when I'm working on a page that's one of many pages in a journal. There is no pressure to get it right the first time, because if it doesn't quite work out the way I imagined, there's always another day and another page. It's all about playing, and enjoying the process rather than producing a completed article.

This post is about four pages in a little album. I used the Mini Journal Boards as the base, as well as some Double Scoop Gelatos® and some Design Memory Craft mediums:

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Round Robin Journal with Jen Matott (AND Ustream winner)

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Have you ever participated in a traveling/ Round Robin swap before?  I used to years ago while active on Scrapbook.com, but haven't in a loooong time.  When a friend started a journal Round Robin swap, I was in!  We chose our own topic and journal and then we send it on to a designated person in our group for them to add to it!  It's exciting and fun to see the journals as we get them and create in each one.  It was hard to let go of this baby at first but I really loved getting someone else's to create in.  Here is a peek at my journal before I mailed it on to my buddy!

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Accordian Art with Jen Matott

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I have a little mixed media accordian book here to share with you!  It's super easy to make and would make the cutest gift for someone artsy!  Here's a peek at how I made this lovely reminder why art is awesome!

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The chalkboard calendar

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Hi,everyone!

Madoka here.

 

Today,I'd like to  share the calendar with  Chalkboard Paint.

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Take the Challenge with Mou, July 2014

Hi everyone, Mou here  and welcome to the seventh Take The Challenge of 2014

If you are new to this blog, let me fill you in about Take the Challenge. Every month, on the first Monday, I'll post a challenge and my take on it. You'll have 12 days to take this on. Leave a comment to the challenge post with a link to your creation based on that challenge. We will pick TWO winners from among the readers who participated in that month's challenge. And the winners will get a prize from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®.

This month's challenge is to create something you don't usually create. It could be style, colors, theme, products, anything you don't create often.

For me, it's Steampunk. I like the look but don't try doing it myself. Here's my take:

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In my project, I used - 

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gel Medium

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gesso

Here are some close-ups of my page:

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Instead of doing a photo tutorial, I did a video this month to show you the techniques. I hope you enjoy!

  

Don't forget to share your challenge creations with us... just leave a comment to the challenge post with link to your project image(s) by Friday, 7/18 and we will pick TWO winners randomly to win these.

The prizes for this challenge are: One set of Metallic PITT Artist pens 3 ct in your choice of classic or color 

Don't forget to check back on Monday, 7/21 to see if YOU won!

Good luck to all! 

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Scribble Page by Jen Matott

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As a kid,I loved to doodle, scribble, and draw.  I still love it!  Scribbling gets a bad rap from adults.  It's discouraged by adults because we think it's not really art.  But as an art teacher, sometimes scribbles are very artistic!  They get our hand warmed up, they can be spontaneous and just darn fun!  I never discourage scribbles except when students are supposed to be drawing realistically.  Here is a page in my journal that I created scribbles as the main part of the page!

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Be yourself in journaling

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Hello, Olga Siedlecka here. In my last post as a guest designer I would like to present you my another entry based on a mixed media journal and versatile products by Faber-Castell, which you can mix and match with flying colours.

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1. I started with covering the surface with a light coat of Gesso and watered Gelotos. Then I put a thick coat of Whippled Spackle using both a stencil and a spatula and let it dry.

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2. I glued some collage scraps with Gel Medium and colored them with Art Grip Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils and bit of water. I also traced the dimentional elements. I think that a little color goes a long way.

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3. I placed another stencil and covered the surface beneath with Gelotos in blue palette. Then I started stamping using PITT® Artist Pens with big brushes which are waterproof and perfectly matched to color sets.

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4. Finally, I doodled some patterns on the whole using black PITT® Artist Pens and glued some embellisments with Gel Medium. And voila! The dimensional journal entry was ready.

I hope you feel a bit inspired. Have a nice day!

 

Supplies:

PITT® Artist Pens 199

PITT® Artist Pens Big Brush Neutral

Art Grip Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils® Blue

Gelatos® Colors Metallic Melon, Blood Orange, Watermelon, Acqua Dolce, Snow Cone

Gesso

Whippped Spackle

Gel Medium

Palette knife, Stipple Brush

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MIX & MATCH

MIX & MATCH from Faber-Castell makes designing with COLOR simple. Choose a color set that inspires you. Choose a medium. Mix & Match as you create. Color coordinated palettes give you the freedom to design your project knowing the colors & mediums will work beautifully together.

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