Using Texture Paste in Art Journaling

Hello!

This week we take a look at adding texture paste in our art journals.  Texture paste is a creamy, lightly whipped substance that spreads like frosting.  I generally apply it with a pallet knife.  It works great with stencils, which is how I used it on my page today.  I have even used dry wall spackle as a substitute. 

I placed stencils onto my page and spread the texture paste onto the stencil, lifted the stencil and allowed the paste to dry.  Once dry, it is firm but a tad spongy.  You can paint on it and even sand it smooth.  I left my texture paste flowers white and painted and doodled around them.

How will you use texture paste this week in your journal?

Roben-Marie



May Theme
Touchy Feely (Texture)
May 16
Art Challenge:  Modeling Paste
Journal Prompt:  Rising to the Occasion

art journal page by robenmarie smith


See these sites for easy and inexpensive ways to make your own texture paste.


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