Monthly Archives: June 2016

Summer- journal 52


I finally gav in trying to come up with an idea for the prompt summer. I decided to just start and see what happened.  This is what I ended up with.  It’s cute and I like it.  
I started with some modeling paste. I originally put it randomly on the page. Then I scraped that off after I decided to put it in the grass.   I used green spray ink for the grass with some gelato on top. For the sky I used blue spray ink in several colors.  
The small flowers and the yellow bird were in my bits container. The big flower I did separately using silks glazes. I wish you could see the sparkle through the screen.  The stems I drew by hand and colored in. The birds I stamped onto tissue paper then colored in with silks and twinkling h20’s then I tore around the edge and glued it down.  To further hide the tissue paper I smeared some gelato on with my fingers.  The butterflies are a punch I colored with the same silks.  The sun I drew and colored on a dictionary page then cut out.  
There is no message or quote with this page, but I like it anyways.  


Blossom- journal 52


I started this page with a background that I disliked, so I covered it with several thick layers of gesso.  I used my gelatos to smear on some yellow and orange. After I blended that with wet fingers, I turned my attention to the flower.  I used a stencil on separate paper to make the petals. I colored them with a combination of silks acrylic glazes and twinkling h20 water colors.   After I cut them out and glued them down, I stamped on the stem and colored it, also using silks and Twinks.  
The background looked too plain so I pulled out a heart stamp and some red ink and stamped the hearts.  As a final touch I used a sharpie watercolor marker in white to write the quote.  



I love this page.  I do plan to recreate this page on a canvas to hang. 
I started this page with a few shades of blue alcohol ink.  I used a dark blue stamp to stamp the guy. The ground I did with inktense pencils.  The flowers I stamped on tissue paper then glued down. I then painted them with silks glazes and twinkling h20s. The umbrella I stamped on paper and painted with silks glazes.  I used blue stamp ink with a stencil for the raindrops in the background.  After adding the quotes with white water based sharpie, i splattered blue paint.  

J52- new beginnings 


I used my leaves stencil for this.  Then I went over that with some purple gelato.  I like this background.  I found a few leaf vines in my stash a

Ready done that I pulled out.  The person is a stamp.  The flowers are stamps that I colored part with silks glazes and part with twinkling h20 water colors.  The butterflies I did the same.  The quote I added by hand.