Art Journalling by Preeti Datta

Hi folks !
Good Morning :)

Preeti Datta (Dutt Preety) here.
Today, I've created an Art Journal Spread. 
I was inspired by nature & have used mixed media techniques on the pages. 
I have used mixed media products by CrafTangles as well as other products from Hndmd.

Nature Inspired Art Journal Spread


1. Applied White Gesso to the pages to prepare them for mixed media work
2. Applied CrafTangles Chalky Paint- Buttercream to the background 
3. Mixed CrafTangles Texture Pastes Cement and Asphalt (to create the desired consistency & colour) and then applied them through a stencil onto the background
4. To add more interest to the background, sponged on CrafTangles Chalky Paints-Botanical Teal and Cool Jade through a couple of stencils onto the background (use very little paint to get a good sponged image)
5. Stamped onto the background using black archival ink and a text stamp
6. To add more colour to the background, sprayed the pages with water and then added CrafTangles Liquid Watercolours- Lemon Tart, Evergreen & Poolside.
7. Die cut a few beetles using CrafTangles Charcoal Black Cardstock & to add shine to them, applied CrafTangles Art Wax- Turquoise 
8. Adhered Tim Holtz metallic stickers and the die cut beetles to the pages using soft acrylic gel & created ink splatter using watered down gesso and chalky paints. 
9. In the end, distressed the edges of the pages using distress inks and added crystals to the beetles. 

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