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VIDEO: Art Journal Page Process – Book Page Flower

Art Journal Page Process - Book Page Flower with a video by Kim Dellow
Art Journal Page Process – Book Page Flower with a video by Kim Dellow

 

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018 and a new creative year for us all. To kick off this creative year I have another in my art journal page process videos showcasing the ‘what happened next’ story for one of the pages that I started in the 12 Tips For Starting Art Journal Pages Using Acrylic paint video. This was the page that had the old book page inclusions so you can see what happened to it!

This is now the fourth page in this series and I’ve put the links to the other project videos at the end of the blog post, in case you missed them or wanted to refresh your memory.

 

VIDEO: Art Journal Page Process – Book Page Flower

 

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Waffle Flower Doily Circle die
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Cuttlebug Die-cutting machine
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Palette Knife
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Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic Paint (Medium Magenta, Cadmium Red Medium Hue, Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue)
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Liquitex Soft Body Acrylic Paint (Prism Violet)
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Daler And Rowney System 3 acrylic paint (Titanium white)
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Golden Regular gel (Gloss)
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Round brushes size 0 and 6
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Brush 1/2 flat (Whole range)
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Uni pin Marker pens
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Cut n Dry foam (but any sponge or foam will do)
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Scissors
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Old book pages

spare cardstock

 

Close-up of the finished page from the Art Journal Page Process - Book Page Flower video by Kim Dellow

 

——— ART JOURNAL STARTER PAGE VIDEO SERIES ———

Watch the 12 Tips For Starting Art Journal Pages Using Acrylic paint video first,

then continue the story for several of the starter pages from that video here:

Rainbow Bubbles
Swirl And Flourish
Tags And Hearts

 

I hope that you have already managed to do something creative this year! I will be back on Sunday with something completely different, so I will see you then!

Kim

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VIDEO: How To Make A Winter Texture Art Journal Page

How To Make A Winter Texture Art Journal Page with a video by Kim Dellow

 

Is it snowing where you are? Well, it is definitely snowing in my art journal today! I have a little Winter texture art journal page inspiration for you and a technique for making a nice DIY snowy scene that you can use as a backdrop for something else or as it is to make lovely abstract Winter art. I’ve used a textured gel for my scene to give it a really frosty feel but you could easily use other gels, mediums, pastes to make your project.

As always you can find the products that I used below and a close-up of the Winter texture in a photograph near the bottom of the post so just scroll down!

 

VIDEO: How To Make A Winter Texture Art Journal Page

 

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Strathmore Visual Journal Mixed Media Vellum 9-inch x 12-inch
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Golden Glass Bead gel
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Palette Knife
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Snowflake dies
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Cuttlebug Die-cutting machine
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Golden Heavy Body Acrylic paint (Azurite Hue, Permanent Violet Dark, Light Turquois (Phthalo))
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Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic Paint (Brilliant Purple, Light Blue Permanent)
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Daler And Rowney System 3 acrylic paint (Titanium white)
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Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus Fine Art Watercolor Bottles (SET 1)
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Round brushes size 0 and 6
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Brush 1/2 flat (Whole range)
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spare cardstock for die-cutting
Tweezers

Beadsmith Beading Awl
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How To Make A Winter Texture Art Journal Page with a video by Kim Dellow. Close-up of the texture.

 

I hope that you are getting a chance to be creative and that if it is snowing where you are that you are keeping warm and snug!

Kim


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VIDEO: Art journal Page Process – Tags and Hearts

Art journal Page Process - Tags and Hearts with a video by Kim Dellow

 

Do you think you will get to do some art today? I know! It’s Christmas Eve and there is lots of cooking and wine drinking that needs to be done! So maybe not, but in case you do, or in case you need a quick art infusion to inspire you I have another ‘what happened next’ art journal page process video for one of those starter pages from my ’12 Tips For Starting Art Journal Pages Using Acrylic paint’ video. Now this time I am purposely making two individual but coordinated pages, so you can see how they develop.

I’m also using a few different design tricks to bring these pages together, so let me know which ones you spot and which ones you find yourself using in your pages. Scroll down to see the close-up of the swirly left-hand page below the video and supplies list!

 

VIDEO: Art journal Page Process – Tags and Hearts

 

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——— S U P P L I E S ———

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Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic paint
Golden Heavy Body Acrylic paint (Azurite Hue, Permanent Violet Dark)
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Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic Paint (Brilliant Purple, Light Blue Permanent)
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Daler And Rowney System 3 acrylic paint (Titanium white)
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Galeria Winsor & Newton Pain Tube (Payne’s Grey)
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Golden Regular gel (Gloss)
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Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

Round brushes size 1
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Brush 1/2 flat
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Palette Knife
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Buy from Jackson’s Art UK (Ships Worldwide)

String
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Scissors
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WRMK Crop-a-dile Hole punch
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Close-up of one of the pages demonstrated in the Tags and Hearts Art journal video by Kim Dellow

Watch the 12 Tips For Starting Art Journal Pages Using Acrylic paint video then catch up with the other continuing story videos for more of the starter pages from that video:

Rainbow Bubbles
Swirl And Flourish

A massive Merry Christmas and festive fun to you. Have a wonderful time!

Kim

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VIDEO: Doodle Art Painting Journal page

VIDEO: Doodle Art journal page by Kim Dellow

Get your doodle pens and brushes ready because this week I am on a quest to get you doodling in your next art journal or painting project. Hey, why stop there? You could go doodle-tastic on your next card or papercraft project too! I don’t want to leave anyone out!

So it is a no-fear, easy art journal page video this week with lots of colour and tips on designing, using colour and transparent and opaque acrylic paint thrown in too. I’ve also added some texture with stencils so grab your favorite stencil whilst you are at it!

Right, got everything you need? You will find the supplies list under the video. Let’s get to it and don’t forget to share the results, all my social media links are at the bottom of the post. You will also find a close-up picture of the texture under the video too!

VIDEO: Doodle Art Painting Journal page

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——— S U P P L I E S ———

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StencilGirl Loopy Ladders Stencil
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Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic Paint (Raw Sienna, Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue, Cadmium Red Medium Hue, Medium Magenta, Brilliant Yellow Green, Light Blue Permanent)
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Galeria Winsor & Newton Paint (Payne’s Grey)
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Posca pen PC-1MR (Black, white)
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Uni Posca PC-3M Pen (Orange)
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Palette knives
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Palette (piece of plastic)

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

 

Close up of the texture on the doodle art journal page, video by Kim Dellow

Can you see the stencil texture? That is just using heavy body acrylic paint. It is a lovely texture. You can also see some of the texture left over from a previous project where I cleaned paint off of some punchinella onto these pages.

So what theme or themes did you think of? I would love to know, so leave me a comment either here or over on YouTube.

Can’t wait to see all your doodles this week!

Kim



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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.

Happy painting
Kim

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