Using Watercolors in Art Journaling

Art Journaling with Roben-Marie Smith

Hello!

I enjoy using watercolors mixed in with other mediums.  For this page I took a wrinkled up piece of packaging paper (it was stuffed in the box of an order I had recently received) and worked on it outside o my journal.

This method works great if you want stitching on your page.  It is hard to get the journal into the sewing machine.  Once I finished my page, I used an adhesive to attach it to the page in my journal.  I use the left side as a workbook style page to track my supplies.  Have fun with watercolors!

Cheers,

Roben-Marie


April Theme
Color Safari (Exploring Inks and Paints!

April 4

Art Challenge:  Watercolors
Journal Prompt:  It's water under the bridge


1. For the first layer, I added water to black acrylic paint so that it would be permanent.

2. Next, I added a variety of watercolors across the page.

3. I cut random circles from a variety of papers and stitched them to the background.

Photo Jan 12, 4 36 46 PM.jpg

4. I added some white paint through a stencil and then glued the page into my journal.



FEATURED PRODUCTS


You can find us HERE: The Art to the 5th Academy - Instagram: #documentedlife  

Our Blogs: Lorraine Bell, Rae Missigman and Sandi Keene.