Perfect Is Boring or… In My Art Journal

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Don’t you agree?

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I did a newspaper image transfer with Gloss Medium & Varnish and then played with black and white acrylic paint – stippling the white onto the black surface which makes it almost look bluish. I wrote the title with a Bamboo Nip Pen- I have mine forever and love using it with paint medium to handwrite title. Here I used acrylic ink.

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And some mark making. I love this – it was a great outside the box play for me, which I often do in my art journals but I totally loved the background and I think you might have noticed I applied this to my “On The Flip Side” Canvas.

Here are the supplies I used:

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Have a gorgeous day!

Nat

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Comments (6)

  • Tracy

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    Perfect is indeed boring! I really like the markings in white, made me think of a barcode or music equalizer. Very cool!

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  • Andrene

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    Really beautiful page. The transfer is perfect and I love the b&w background with those really cool marks…hmmm? On The Flip Side is one of my favorites of yours for 2014!

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  • Myra Caballero

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    Yes, perfect is boring! Perfect lacks personality & character. I really like what you achieved with your journal. The textures & layers give it a lot of movement. The white markings remind me of a music equalizer or a pulse. Very interesting! Thanks for sharing!

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  • Amante del Papel

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    Wow this is so beautiful!!!

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  • Sue Clarke

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    This page stood out when I watched the flip through and I love the black and white…it really catches my eye and then pushes me back to the lady on the left. Different for you and stunning as well.

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  • nanou49

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    i love your work with bamboo pen
    gorgeous background!

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