Coloring Book with PITT Artist Pens
Watercolors with Rita Barakat

Layered Stenciled Journal Page with Jen

Journal - 1

Hi Artsy Friends!  It's always fun to share a journal page that I have worked on with you!  I am doing a sort of "round robin" journal swap with fellow art teachers in my school district and this page was one of them using lots of stencils and layers.  I wanted to try some different materials together and use different techniques.

Journal - 1 (1)

Using a stencil and a foam applicator, I applied Gelatos® colors in Metallics to create a soft background.   The colors are vibrant and also have a bit of sparkle to them.  I used Art GRIP® ColorPencils to shade a gradation of color inside an arrow shape that I drew. 

Journal - 5

Using the 301 Stencil Collection, I traced the phrase "Design your Life" and colored in some of the letters with a PITT Artist pen in black and then outlined in PITT Artist pen in Gold. 

Journal - 2

Then some numbers were added as well as some of the leaf design stencil using PITT artist pens in a scribble technique.  

Journal - 4

The overall page is a combination of a variety  of shapes, numbers, letters and solid/ sketchy areas. I love how this came out and it was fun to try different techniques together on a journal page.



Products Used:

PITT Artist Pen in Black

Art GRIP® ColorPencils

Gelatos® colors in Metallics

Metallic PITT Artist Pen in Gold

PITT Artist Writing Pen set in Green/Blues

301 Stencil Collection

102 Stencil Collection

Art Journal


Jen Matott, New York  A designer with a funky style, Jennifer will show you how to play with art media, art journaling, and mixed media techniques. By day, Jennifer is an art teacher as well as a mom to two very active boys.  She has designed for many manufacturers and been published in craft magazines such as Somerset Memories and Scrap n' Art.



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