VIDEO: Acrylic Paint Glazing And Tinted Gels and Paint Art Journal Page

Acrylic glazing art journal page by Kim Dellow. There is a video tutorial too!

I’ve been playing with acrylic glazing liquid this week and for my video tutorial I’ve used glazing in a way you might not be used to seeing it being used. Usually glazing is used in the latter stages of a painting project to shift the colour of a piece or unify and harmonise it. In my art journal page I’ve used it early on in the process to bring my tinted gel and paint stencil element together with the some old book page texture. I’ve also used it as a base to add more colour to. You can see all about it in the video and see how this page started too.

It kind of looks Autumnal doesn’t it? But it was never my intention to make an Autumnal art journal page but the start of the new season here in the UK must have had a bigger influence on me than I had thought! Do you find the seasons influencing your art when you least expect it? What seasonal projects have you been doing this week?

If you are wondering, the stencil is actually one I made myself and those of you that have popped into my blog or YouTube channel before would have seen it a few times. But if you haven’t then you can find out how I made it in my Moroccan tile blog post.

VIDEO: Acrylic Paint Glazing And Tinted Gels and Paint Art Journal Page

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Supplies:
DIY Stencil

Strathmore Visual Journal Mixed Media
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Golden Regular Gel (Gloss)
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Golden Glazing Liquid (Satin)
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Golden Heavy Body (Raw Umber)
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Liquitex Heavy Body (Raw Sienna; Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue)
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Liquitex Heavy Body (Muted collection – Muted Turquoise)
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Liquitex Soft Body (Quinacridone Crimson)
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Liquitex Ink (Muted collection – Muted Green)
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Palette knives
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flat brush 3/4
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flat brush 1/2
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Pie tins
Plastic palette
Old book pages
Kitchen towel

Close up of Acrylic glazing art journal page by Kim Dellow. There is a video tutorial too!

So have a go at these ideas for using acrylic glazing and using tinted paints and gels and let me know how you get on. Link to me in social media so that I can see the results! All my links are below.

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Kim

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Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

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