Archive for the 'Art Journaling' Category

5 Unlikely Uses for Gesso

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

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Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

Dina Wakley-Inspired Splatter Art Journal Page + Faber-Castell Giveaway!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

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I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

7 “Novel” Ways to Use Old Books in Your Artwork

Friday, February 10th, 2017

I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

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I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

Color Tools with Faber-Castell Part 1: 5 Techniques with Gelatos

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Gelatos are one of my favorite mixed-media tools to work with. This creamy smooth product blends easily with or without water and can be used on all sorts of canvases and substrates. There are also a lot of techniques that can be used with these gelatos. Use them as watercolors, or as a blendable pigment […]

Sarah Art JournalingContests and GiveawaysHow-To Project TutorialsMixed-Media Art ,,,,,,

Gelatos are one of my favorite mixed-media tools to work with. This creamy smooth product blends easily with or without water and can be used on all sorts of canvases and substrates. There are also a lot of techniques that can be used with these gelatos. Use them as watercolors, or as a blendable pigment […]

Get Published and See Your Name in Print: August Calls and Challenges

Friday, July 15th, 2016

  Our Stampington publications want your submissions. If you are an artist or writer looking to have your work featured in one of our magazines, here are the August calls and challenges that our magazines are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines […]

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  Our Stampington publications want your submissions. If you are an artist or writer looking to have your work featured in one of our magazines, here are the August calls and challenges that our magazines are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines […]