Saturday, 31 March 2018

Post 417 : Mixed Media Art Journal Spread- Be You

Hi friends!!

Hope you are having a pleasant Saturday. Wishing a Happy Easter to all my friends who celebrate it.

Today, I'd like to share a Mixed Media Art Journal Spread- Be You. Yesterday, I finally had some time to play with some supplies. I tried out a new stencil, "cells" by Maremismallart. Its lovely & gives a great textured look.  I was inspired by a couple of challenges & wanted to play along after a long time. The More than Words Challenge is about the word "Comfortable" & for me, being comfortable means being yourself, being comfortable in your own skin & to just be your own self without any pretension or facade. Hence, I chose the title as "Be You" The color scheme here is also inspired by the MTW challenge. I used Lindy's color of the month, Hi Maintenance Magenta Shimmer Spray, for all the coloring. Also, added a little black, Screamin' Banshee Black Shimmer Spray, for contrast.  For priming the surface of the book pages, I used Prima's Heavy White Gesso, for texture I added Prima's Modelling paste through the cells stencil, also added black thread. Did background stamping with Archival inks & Ranger stamps. For the focal element & layering, I used bits & pieces from my stash, Tim Holtz chit chat stickers, pattern papers, burlap, a few sequins, die cuts, fabric flowers, threads, twine & a bit of crochet lace my mom made. In the end, distressed the edges of the pages & created ink splatter. 

Here are some photos of the Art Journal Spread:

















I am linking this to the following challenges:


PS: Please join us in the Welcome Spring Swap where 12 crafters from all over the world have shared their artworks & there are 18 awesome prizes in our blog hop :)

Thanks a lot for your precious time :)
Stay blessed!
Preeti

8 comments:

  1. I just love the backgrounds you create Preeti ! Lots of elements but still does not look bulky !I totally loved these journal spread , hope you get more "me" time to play :)

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  2. Gorgeous journal pages! Colors are just stunning! All the best from MTW! :)

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  3. A wonderful journal spread and such striking colour contrasts! A wealth of fabulous textures and gorgeous details.
    Thank you for joining in with our March challenge "Anything Mixed Media Goes" at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Good luck x

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  4. Just gorgeous! I love your interpretation...a very important message for everyone. Gorgeous colours, textures and layers. Thanks for playing along at More Than Words.

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  5. Preeti, this page is awesome! Love it to pieces dear! Thank you fr playing along on More Than WOrds! Big hugs, Asia

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  6. So very pretty! I love it! Thanks for playing along with us at More Than Words!

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  7. This is absolutely stunning Preety !! Love your take with for this challenge !! Thanks for playing along with us at More Than Words! hugss !!

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