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Hi all, today I thought it would be nice to create some 'happy mail' goodies, including decorative envelopes and mixed media tags. I know we can't all get to a post office at the minute, but these can be saved to use after we come out of lockdown.
I have used the gorgeous goodies from the April Lollipop Box entitled 'My Secret Garden'. I love this month's box so much, so vibrant and fresh for Spring and just what we need to cheer ourselves up during isolation.
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Creating your own collage sheets and master boards
100 Art Journal Prompts and Ideas to Keep You Busy in Lockdown
It's been a long time since 1, that I have created any watercolour art and 2, that I have done a post for Anna Brim, but yay, I can say that I am happy to be back doing both. I was so inspired by Anna's watercolour snowdrops video tutorial over on her patreon page - patreon.com/mrsbrimbles, that I decided to add my own twist to it using Colourcraft Crystal Colours Brusho as well as watercolour and stamping ink. I still used drawing gum to create a resist for the snowdrops. You can see my full process in the video below.
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I love experimenting with my art and that also means experimenting with the medium and what I create my art work on. I am an avid journal lover (as you know), but I have also been playing around with creating art on canvas.
This can seem daunting, but it needn't be, honestly it is so easy to create a beautiful piece of art on canvas. Read on for tips for beginners on getting started on creating your own art canvas.
Hi all, wow I have been feeling so inspired from Anna Brim's latest patreon videos. This month has great content in both the videos and collage sheets that I had so many ideas for this blog post. I decided to take inspiration from a video she shared with her patrons about using post it notes and doodles. I decided to add my own spin to it and use a painted watercolour background using Daniel Smith half pans, then added doodles to that before cutting the whole page up to make a mixture of ATC Cards, Journal cards and post cards. You can see the whole process below.
Junk Journal Challenge 2018
Hola from Sunny Spain! Yes I am on my holidays in Palma Nova, but scheduled this to go out whilst I was away. Over at Kerrymay Makes a Mess Facebook group last year we ran a challenge for a Travelling Art Journal swap. In the end we had three different circles going and I am pleased to say I have received my journal back. I have been meaning to film the flip through for a few weeks now, so I finally got my backside into gear and have done it. You can see the finished flip through of my book below. Please do drop me a comment on You Tube and leave a thumbs up.