Blog: Acrylic Ink

Where You Find Light – Art Journal

Here is a another art journal spread using the hand carved stamp I showed in my Creative JumpStart 2019 class video ( you can still join us if you want – lots of fun tutorials). Here I inked it up with black archival ink

and used it cut apart as shown in the tutorial. I also used it with my RubberMoon Rubberstamps – I love the mix of hand carved and hand sketched next to each other.

I painted the stamped images and the background in with acrylic inks and acrylic gouache and added the journaling with a white sharpie. Love how the colors glow.

Here are some of the supplies I used for this spread:

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Wherever you go… AJ

“Wherever you go becomes part of you somehow”

I believe that the short trip to Japan has definitely become a part of me somehow :)

I played with my new inkstick and inkstone for the sketch and marks and added a piece of a paper bag from a store.

I had to use it- although I am not quite sure what it depicts. I flicked some gold with a brush and added the journaling with a fude pen.

Here are some of the supplies I used for this Art Journal page:

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  • Sue Clarke


    Love the use of the store bag…I do that often from vacations.


    • Nathalie Kalbach


      Love that you do that too ! Sometimes the bag is a better treasure than the content- LOL


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The Small Things in Life – Art Journal

I created this Art Journal spread on a snowy day last week – as you can probably guess :)

The lady is drawn on deli paper, stamped and pasted into the journal. I stamped with different of my ArtFoamies Designs and then painted with grey and white. I like how it came out.

For the journaling I used a bamboo sketching pen and ink – I love using a bamboo sketching pen – have you ever seen my video I once made of the match made in heaven? It is a bit older but you might still find it interesting to see how I use those pens with the ink

Liquitex Ink and Bamboo Sketching Pen from Nathalie Kalbach on Vimeo.

Here are some of the supplies I used with the art journal spread

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