- Sin City Stamps
- Art Journaling by Terri Sproul
- Steampunk World Clock
- Key Trio
- Acrylic paints
- Stazon ink, black
- Molding paste
- Versa Mark ink
- Embossing powder
- Heat tool
Friday, July 11, 2014
Mixed Media Canvas Journal Cover
Hello, Peggy here to show yow how I used Sin City Stamp to create this canvas journal cover.
Supplies used today:
I started with a cheap, not so pretty, dollar store book and painted it with black gesso.
Next I used a left over piece of canvas (approx.4x4) and frayed the edges. Then I took out my Faber Castel gelatos and randomly placed several colors, purple blue, green and yellow down and used my finger to blend and move the colors. I took out some of my favorite stamps and sparingly stamped in black Stazon. I used partial stamping meaning I rolled my unmounted stamps to give me a partial image.
I also used white gesso with my stamps. I used my finger to apply the gesso so I could control how much ended up on the stamp. Too much would result in an unclear image. I immediately placed stamps in water after use to ensure it would not ruin my stamps.
Next I desided to add some texture with molding paste and stencils. Then it was time to add some bright colors. I used red, yellow and teal and placed vertical and horizontal lines and dots of color. I wanted some black to pop as well so I used a cap from a bottle to make circles.
I stamped the word Journal in versa mark ink and I used black embossing powder. I heat to set and cut out my letters.
Finally I layered my canvas with some matching cardstock and adhered all layers including letter placement.
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