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You Are At The Right Place or… In My Art Journal Today

Written by Nathalie Kalbach. Posted in Art Journal

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“you are at the right place, when you travel and have a splendid time and come home and fall over in love again with your home”

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Loved making this grungy spage using a handcarved stamp as well as my Urban Scribble and Grunge Stamp Set.

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I added some marks and painted details to blend the elements together and I like the overall feel of this page.

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This art journal spread reminds me how excited I am every time I come home from traveling and how happy it makes me to see the statue of liberty and the skyline of Jersey City and New Jersey and sometimes even my house from the airplane. I guess I am home here now *wink

Here are some of the supplies I used for this art journal spread – some are affiliate links:

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Please note: Some links on this blog are affiliate links for which I receive a small percentage of any sales generated by the link.

Wishing you a beautiful day!

Nat

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  • Joi@RR

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    Oh wow – these pages are just amazing Nat. There is so much to see and so much dimension – the buildings go in and out and up and down and it’s just sooooo awesome. Seems like THIS needs to be a painting SOON. It’s really splendid. Xj.

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Always Believe or… In My Art Journal Today

Written by Nathalie Kalbach. Posted in Art Journal

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“Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen”

Word!

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For this spread I had painted some happy colors onto the art journal pages and then used a pencil to scratch in some journaling. Next I colored in circles and before the paint dried, I layered the stencil which his included in the Fashion Dame Stamp Set over the wet paint. I took off the wet paint through the stencil with a baby wipe. I used the rubber attached to my pencil and dipped it in paint to add little circles throughout the spread.

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I stamped the Fashion Dame and layered the skirt and jacket on top and colored it in with acrylic paint.

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As you can see, lot’s of layers and it was fun to create.

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Here are the supplies I used for this art journal spread – some links are affiliate links:

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Please note: Some links on this blog are affiliate links for which I receive a small percentage of any sales generated by the link.

Have a gorgeous day and …always believe!!!

Nat

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  • Sue Clarke

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    Attitude is everything!
    Thanks for spreading some joy with your art and blog Nat!!!

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      Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank you Sue for your support and making me believe 🙂

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I have a song or… In My Art Journal Today

Written by Nathalie Kalbach. Posted in Art Journal

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“A Bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song” Maya Angelou

Such a beautiful quote! I used my Bird Stamp Set and my initial bird that was the start of my stamp design.

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I created a background using the masks and stencils in the Bird set, and then used the patterned foam stamp and painted inside with brush.

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I played with overpainting areas and revealing them again as well as shadows.

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I really love the outcome .

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It was a good song 🙂

Here are some of the supplies I used for this art journal spread – some are affiliate links:

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Please note: Some links on this blog are affiliate links for which I receive a small percentage of any sales generated by the link.

Hope you have a gorgeous day!

Nat

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  • Janet

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    Love this! Thanks for singing a song this morning!

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  • Joi@RR

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    Yes – I agree with Janet! Thank you Nat for singing your song to us today through your bright and happy pages. You have started my day off with a smile. Xj.

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