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VIDEO: Easy Acrylic Paint Doodle Flowers

Easy Acrylic Paint Doodle Flowers by Kim Dellow

I have some doodle flowers for you today in more ways than one! I will explain in a minute but keep tuned because I have a little ‘thank you’ freebie that you might like to grab!

But let me start you off with this piece today, I mean you will hear all about this doodle flower process in the video of course but you might be looking at the picture above and wondering about it.

Like way are there dots and lines behind the flowers? I quite like those dots and lines I think they add an even more bouquet feel to the piece, as if the doodle flowers bouquet was wrapped in one of those decorated cellophane spirals, do you know what I mean?

Well this piece started as a mark making project and turned into the doodle flowers and I think it is my favorite floral June piece, although the ‘Quick Inspiration’ leaf piece is a close second!

I liked it so much that I thought I would make it a giveaway to say thank you for joining me this month with the floral projects! So I have a black and white version of the line drawing for you to download over on my Patreon page and color in or use in your art. It is free for your own non-commercial use and you don’t have to be a Patreon to grab it (it is just easier to host it over there as a download!).

If you are my Patreon you can also grab the colored version of this piece too and you can use it in your art or hang it on your wall if you like!

I hope you have fun and enjoy it!

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VIDEO: Easy Acrylic Paint Doodle Flowers

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

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Faber-Castell Mixed Media paper 250gsm
…Buy from Amazon UK
US alternatives: Daler-Rowney
or Strathmore Mixed Media
CAN Alternative: Strathmore and Canson

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Naples Yellow Red, Quinacridone Rose Light, Nickel Titan. Yellow, Pyrrole Red, Primary Magenta, Sap Green)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
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…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Pebeo Studio Acrylics Paint (iridescent, DNYA, iridescent Gold)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Daler-Rowney System 3 brush (flat 1/4, Round size 4)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Signal White 1mm, Signal Black 1mm)
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…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

Easy Acrylic Paint Doodle Flowers by Kim Dellow

In case you have missed them I have all the floral June videos collected together in a playlist for you.

And if you are looking for some more mixed media doodle ideas then I have a whole playlist of videos for you. Grab a coffee/ tea/ paint brush and watch them here!

Have fun with your doodle flowers and don’t forget to go grab the download!

Kim

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VIDEO: How To Paint A Simple And Colorful Acrylic Paint Background

How To Paint A Simple And Colorful Acrylic Paint Background with a single flower illustration by Kim Dellow

If you have ever found yourself struggling with complex backgrounds or perhaps you don’t have a lot of time but you NEED to art, (I know that feeling!) then today’s tip and art video inspiration is, hopefully, going to hit the spot for you! Because today I am sharing one of the quickest ways to build up a simple, colorful acrylic paint background.

You can still build up interest, texture and a colorful acrylic paint background with just a simple tool, the good old plastic card. You know the old credit card, or gift card?! This little tool definitely deserves a revisit every now and again. So I have a simple, colorful acrylic paint background and a flower sketch to share with you as part of my #KimDellowFloralJune Project.

And don’t forget that as well as the flower art on YouTube I have some creative exercises on Patreon too to help you expand your mixed media flower art. (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

VIDEO: How To Paint A Simple And Colorful Acrylic Paint Background

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

——— S U P P L I E S ———

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Pyrrole Red, Primary Magenta, Brilliant Blue)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Golden Matte Medium
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Faber-Castell Mixed Media paper 250gsm
…Buy from Amazon UK
US alternatives: Daler-Rowney
or Strathmore Mixed Media
CAN Alternative: Strathmore and Canson

Palette knives
…Buy from Amazon:   UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)
…Buy from Blitsy US (Ships Worldwide)

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Signal White 1mm, Signal Black 1mm)
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Plastic card

Old Book Page

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

Close-up of the flower on a colourful background by Kim Dellow

Have lots of fun layering your simple and colorful acrylic backgrounds with the good old plastic card technique and if you decided to put something floral on yours too then I have plenty more mixed media flower art inspiration videos on my channel!

Happy layering!

Kim

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VIDEO: Simple Mixed Media Flower Canvas

I am trying to recharge and refresh some old canvases and this week I thought I would ‘save’ this mini canvas with a simple mixed media flower. It is very abstract but fun to do. Now I start with a yellow underpainting and you will see why in the video! So enjoy watching the process and having a play yourself on one of your old canvases.

And don’t forget to share any projects on the #KimDellowFloralJune hashtag over on instagram

I have also been sharing some fun floral creative exercises over on Patreon for if you wanted to stretch your floral art practice or just try something different! (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

VIDEO: Simple Mixed Media Flower Canvas

 

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

——— S U P P L I E S ———  

Winsor & Newton Classic Cotton Deep Edge Canvas 5×5 in
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…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Quinacridone Rose Light, Nickel Titan. Yellow, Pyrrole Red, Primary Magenta, Sap Green, Permanent Blue Violet)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN 
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 brush (flat 1/4, Round size 8)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

 

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

You can catch up with my other floral June ideas by either checking back through my blog posts starting here. Or I have collected them altogether into a video playlist on YouTube.

Have lots of fun with your creative experiments today.

Kim  

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VIDEO: Acrylic Paint Flowers Illustration

Bright Acrylic Paint Flower Illustration video by Kim Dellow

I have some more Floral June Inspiration for you today and some acrylic paint flowers. I thought that this one turned out with quite an illustrative look to it. What do you think?

This is all acrylics but uses acrylic paint in different formats, so there are some inks, pens and paints in this project.

I hope you are having fun with your florals and do share your artwork with me, I would love to see it. You can use the hashtag #KimDellowFloralJune over on Instagram!

I have some more florals over on Patreon and some creative exercises to help you shake up your mixed media flower are. (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

VIDEO: Acrylic Paint Flower Illustration

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

——— S U P P L I E S ———

Faber-Castell Mixed Media paper 250gsm
…Buy from Amazon UK
US alternatives: Daler-Rowney
or Strathmore Mixed Media
CAN Alternative: Strathmore and Canson

Aladine Izink Pigment Izink (Amethist, Turquoise)
…Buy from Craft Stash UK (Ships Worldwide)
…Buy from Amazon:  US | CAN

Pebeo Studio Acrylics Paint (iridescent, DNYA, Green Yellow, iridescent Gold)
…Buy from Amazon: UK | US | CAN

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Naples Yellow Red, Nickel Titan. Yellow, Pyrrole Red, Sap Green)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Daler-Rowney System 3 Brushes (Flat 3/4, Round brush size 8)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Future Green 2mm)
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Liquitex Paint marker 2-4 mm (Bright Aqua Green)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

Close up of red and yellow Acrylic Paint Flower Illustration project by Kim Dellow

This is the third in my Floral June projects and you can see the first and second videos also on my channel or here on my blog.

Don’t forget to catch up with the peony video too!

Have fun with your acrylic paint flowers today!

Kim

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VIDEO: Floral June – Quick Inspiration

Quick inspiration with a mixed media colourful leaf from Kim Dellow for Floral June

Happy Saturday! I have a quick inspiration video to get you inspired and ready to create this weekend! It is all part of my Floral June theme here and on Patreon. So today is a little reminder to not forget your test pieces and scraps of paper. They might make fun art pieces too!

Don’t forget to share your flower and floral artwork using the hashtag #KimDellowFloralJune over on Instagram and tag me in so that I can come and see your projects!

And I also have some floral creative exercises and more mixed media floral ideas over on the Art Explorer or a Process Addict tiers on Patreon so join me there! (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

VIDEO: Floral June – Quick Inspiration

 

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

——— S U P P L I E S ———  

Kraft paper (I used Clairefontaine paper pad A4, 90 gsm/ 41 lb)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Quinacridone Rose, Primary Magenta, Nickel Titan. Yellow,)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Daler-Rowney System 3 Brushes (Flat 3/4, Round brush size 8)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Golden Heavy Body Acrylic paint (Phthalo Blue (Red Shade))
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Vanilla Pastel 1.5mm, Signal Black 1mm)
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

Close-up of a mixed media colourful leaf from Kim Dellow for Floral June

You can see my last Floral June video here or I have even more mixed media floral ideas in this playlist.

Have lots of floral fun today!

Kim  

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VIDEO: Floral June – Simple Paint Textures

Textured floral art by Kim Dellow using acrylic paint

I just love floral art and working with florals, there is so much you can do with them isn’t there? I thought I would explore all sorts of mixed media flower art this month both here and on Patreon too.  So let’s kick this floral month off with some simple textures using acrylic paints in this timelapse art video today.

I will have lots of floral inspiration to share with you this month and you can play along with me too! Share your flower and floral artwork using the hashtag #KimDellowFloralJune over on Instagram and tag me in so that I can come and see your projects!

And if you want some more ideas then join me as an Art Explorer or a Process Addict on Patreon for some creative exercises and exclusive videos! (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

VIDEO: Simple Acrylic Paint Textures – Kim Dellow Floral June


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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

——— S U P P L I E S ———

Kraft paper (I used Clairefontaine paper pad A4, 90 gsm/ 41 lb)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Uni pin Fineline Marker pen – Brush Nib
…Buy from Amazon:   UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Quinacridone Rose, Primary Magenta, Nickel Titan. Yellow,)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Daler-Rowney System 3 Brushes (Flat 3/4, Round brush size 8)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Golden Heavy Body Acrylic paint (Phthalo Blue (Red Shade))
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Paint Speckler Brush Tool, for spattering paint
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Kitchen Towel

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

Close-up of textured floral art by Kim Dellow using acrylic paint

For more floral ideas I have a playlist to watch on YouTube. And the video using soft pastels and acrylic paints is also on YouTube. Oh and don’t forget last week’s layered floral inspiration too!

I am looking forward to seeing all your floral work on #KimDellowFloralJune over on Instagram.

Kim

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VIDEO: Layering Acrylics Like Watercolors

Bright abstract floral in pink, yellow and teal mixed media art by Kim Dellow

We all love layering acrylics, don’t we? And I have been doing lots of layering recently with my Keep On Layering Exercises over the last couple of weeks but how about using the other thing I love to do? Using acrylic paint like it is a watercolor  and layering like that? 

It is definitely more challenging but just as fun and I’m sharing a project in my video today that uses that technique. But you will see that it did not completely the way I had intended when I set out to do this!

 

Support my work on Patreon and get behind the scenes, chats and exclusive videos! (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

VIDEO: Layering Acrylics Like Watercolors

 

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WATCH ON YOUTUBE!

[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

——— S U P P L I E S ———  

Faber-Castell Mixed Media paper 250gsm
…Buy from Amazon UK 
US alternatives: Daler-Rowney 
or Strathmore Mixed Media 
CAN Alternative: Strathmore and Canson 

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint ((Nickel Titan. Yellow, Turquoise Green, Primary Magenta, Permanent Blue Violet))
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN 
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Brushes (Flat 3/4, 1/4)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Vanilla Pastel 1.5mm, Signal Black 1mm)
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Liquitex Paint marker 2-4 mm (Bright Aqua Green)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Paint Speckler Brush Tool, for spattering paint
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Heat tool

Ballpoint pen (black)

Palette

 

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

 

close-up view of bright abstract floral in pink, yellow and teal mixed media art by Kim Dellow

To watch my fear-busting keep layering exercise in action then watch this video first then this one!

I hope you have fun layering acrylics like they are watercolors and I look forward to seeing you over on Patreon in June for more floral mixed media techniques and tricks and on YouTube for some more time lapse floral projects.

Kim  

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VIDEO: Keep On Layering!

A bright and colorful layered art journal page by Kim Dellow

 

Just keep on layering – I think it is my new mantra! At least for today’s art video it is and it continues on from last week’s art video where I was using the same technique to work through my ‘new layer’ blocks. Do you remember we talked about them last week? It is worth doing the exercise a few times, so I have another painting process timelapse to share with you using the ‘Keep On Layering’ mantra. 

Let me know how you are getting along with your keep on layering exercises! 

 

Support my work on Patreon and get behind the scenes, chats and exclusive videos! (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

 

VIDEO: Keep On Layering!

 

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

 

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Junk Journal

Colored Ballpoint pens
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Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Naples Yellow Red, Quinacridone Rose Light, Nickel Titan. Yellow, Pyrrole Red, Turquoise Green, Naples Yellow Red Light, Primary Magenta)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN 
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Brushes
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Caran d’Ache Neocolor II crayons
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Vanilla Pastel 1.5mm, Petrol 2mm, Signal White 1mm, Signal Black 1mm)
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Liquitex Paint marker 2-4 mm (Bright Aqua Green)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Montana Acrylic Marker (Malachite Light, Fine nib)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Heat tool

 

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

 

All three pages of a bright and colorful layered art journal page by Kim Dellow

 

I have some more chatty tutorials on my channel with step by step instruction too! 

And I also have some inspiration videos like my floral pieces to give you lots of ideas for making your mixed media flower art. 

 

Have fun with your layering!

Kim  

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VIDEO: Art Painting Process -Did I Go Too Far?

Mixed media art with lots of acrylic paint and crayon work by Kim Dellow

 

Sometime in my painting process, when I make my mixed media pieces, like art journal pages or the other pieces that I do, I can get to a point when I don’t want to add another layer. Do you know what I mean? I don’t feel the piece is finished but I’m scared to add another layer in case I mess it up. I mean it is ok as it isn’t it? Why should I add another layer and risk that mess up?

Well, this week I thought I would try a little creative exercise and share the results with you in this timelapse video so that you can watch the whole painting process. And I hope that you have fun trying this exercise in your own work too!

 

Support my work on Patreon and get behind the scenes, chats and exclusive videos! (Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

 

 

VIDEO: Art Painting Process -Did I Go Too Far?

 

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

 

——— S U P P L I E S ———  

Junk Journal

Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Naples Yellow Red, Quinacridone Rose Light, Nickel Titan. Yellow, Pyrrole Red, Turquoise Green, Naples Yellow Red Light, Primary Magenta)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN 
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Amsterdam Expert Acrylic Paint (Indigo)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Pebeo Studio Acrylics Paint (iridescent Gold)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Brush
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Caran d’Ache Neocolor II crayons
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Signal White 1mm, Signal Black 1mm)
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN

Liquitex Paint marker 2-4 mm (Bright Aqua Green)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Palette knife

Heat tool

 

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

 

Close-up of the acrylic paint and crayon layers for an art piece by Kim Dellow

 

I hope you enjoyed watching this painting process. So what do you think? To many layers? 

If you wanted some more guided videos then have you tried this free step by step mixed media art yet? 

Or what about some doodle inspiration

 

Have fun creating today!

Kim  

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VIDEO: How To Start A Page From The Focal Image

A colorful art journal page with a central hare image made by Kim Dellow

Today I thought we could have a play with the whole art journal or mixed media project making process and turn it on it’s head! Reverse it! Make the page backwards! Ok, so what I really mean is let’s just start with the focal image and see how we can make the art from there. What steps will we need to do and how can we build the piece with an image in mind but not the final project in mind?

Intrigued? Then watch the video below, try it yourself and share the results with me over on social media. I’m @kimdellow on Instagram!

Oh and by the way, the Hare stamp is a DIY craft foam stamp and you can make one yourself. I have a template for you to download and an in-depth ‘how-to make’ video when you join either the Art Explorers or Process Addicts tier on Patreon.

(Not sure what Patreon is then watch this short video explainer!)

 

VIDEO: How To Start A Page From The Focal Image

 

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[There are some affiliate links in this blog post, so if you buy through them I do get a small amount of money at no extra cost to yourself, but it really does help. Thanks for your support!]

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Kim Dellow’s DIY Hare Template (and how to video) to make your own stamp is over on Patreon for Art Explorers and above

Faber-Castell Mixed Media paper 250gsm
…Buy from Amazon: UK 
US alternatives: Daler-Rowney 
or Strathmore Mixed Media 
CAN Alternative: Strathmore and Canson 

Ranger Archival Ink (Watering can)
…Buy from CraftStash UK (Ships Worldwide) 
…Buy from Amazon: UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Simon Says Stamp US (Ships Worldwide) 

Schmincke Horadam Watercolor Paint (I’m using the leather case limited edition set but I have linked to Schmincke Horadam paints)
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 
(The set I used is here)

Jackson’s Art Raven mop brush size 0 and 10/0
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 
…Buy from Amazon  UK | US
(But check Jackson’s first as could work out cheaper for you and they do free worldwide shipping on brush only orders over £20) 

Caran d’Ache Neocolor II crayons
…Buy from Amazon:  UK | US | CAN
…Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide) 

Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
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Daler-Rowney System 3 Brush (size 4 or 6 round brush)
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palette

water spritzer

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

 

Close up of a gray hare image on a colorful background from art done by Kim Dellow

 

If you enjoyed that video then there are two free art classes that you will want to take today! First is my paper doodles project that is a great way to free yourself up with your art. 

And then I have a fun step by step mixed media project that takes you through all the layers from start to finish to build an art journal page or a mixed media project. 

 

Have fun making art today!

Kim  

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Art Journaling

VIDEO: Layer With Me Step By Step

Colorful abstract flowers layer with me project by Kim Dellow

Welcome to your ‘Layer With Me’ video and it is here as a big thank you to you for getting me to 10K subs on YouTube. You voted for it and it is finally here! So I hope you enjoy it. Remember to watch it through, then bookmark the video to work through the layers at your own speed, pausing when you need to!

So the idea of my ‘Layer With Me’ videos, both this one and the first one I did, is that you can make your own piece with me. I go through each step and you can follow along then pause as you need to to finish each layer. If you are new to mixed media art it is a great way to build up confidence. And if you are a bit further along then you can change it up as you like and I have some tips and ideas on how as we go through.

Then when you have done your project, link me up to the finished piece on social media and my links are all below. For quick reference I am @kimdellow on most things including Instagram in case you didn’t know.

Have fun and I can not wait to see the results.

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VIDEO: Layer With Me Step By Step

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Use mixed media paper, a heavy weight paper that can take layers, or use a canvas or a canvas board. I used:
Strathmore Mixed media journal (9″ x 12″)
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patterned paper or old book pages

You can use any acrylic paint you have, I used a mix of different brands.
Sennelier Abstract Acrylic paint (Cad. Yellow Lemon Hue, Cad. Red Deep Hue, Deep Magenta, Purple)
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Amsterdam Standard Acrylic Paint (Quinacridone Rose Light, Nickel Titan. Yellow, Pyrrole Red, Sap Green, Burnt Umber)
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Amsterdam Acrylic Paint nozzles
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Daler-Rowney System 3 Paint (Titanium White)
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Daler-Rowney System 3 brushes (round brush or filberts, small to medium sizes)
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Golden Regular gel (Gloss) or use matte medium
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Paint pens – use any that you have. I used a few different ones.
Derwent Paint pen
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Molotow One4All Paint Pens (Signal Black 1mm)
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Sharpie Paint pen (waterbased)
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Use a stencil or stamping or
Punchinella and use with inks or high flow acrylics.
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Dope Dripper 10mm
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Golden High Flow Acrylic Ink And Marker Set (Used in the dripper bottle)
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plastic card
water spray
palette

You can find a list of my favorite and most used art supplies here.

If you enjoyed that then why not try my other last ‘Layer With Me’ video too?

And if you would like help with your composition come and join my Art Explorers over on Patreon.

Have fun creating!

Kim

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