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Salt Technique: It's Not Just for Watercolor : ATC " Joy"

If you watched some of my videos you know that I love using the salt technique frequently on my journal pages. I use it with my homemade Wilton sprays, Inktense Blocks and Lindy’s Starburst Sprays. 420 more words


As I said in a previous blog post the small size of the ATCs make them perfect to free yourself and try new techniques without worry of cost , amount of time.

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ATC: LOVE- Plastic Wrap Technique

Learn how to create an ATC or art journal page using the techniques used on this card.

As always I started by applying a coat of white gesso. 311 more words

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The End And A New Beginning?

It’s 10 p.m. the night before the artist trading card event and I dig into making the last card. I wanted to make 12, I’m going to make 12!! 330 more words


You Are My Missing Piece-An ATC Tutorial


Throughout my entire life I  always did something creative: cross stitching, paper tole, folk art, landscaping.  Then I didn’t. I don’t know when or why exactly it changed, but it did. 460 more words

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Start Small and Build Confidence: How ATCs Helped Me Grow as an Artist

I started art journaling and mixed media in February 2015. When I started I would often find myself staring at a page too afraid to put something down OR I would get one or two layers down and not know where to go from there.  609 more words

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Basta Burano!

For the artist trading card event, I had planned to do 8 scenes of Burano, so after a brief Amalfi Coast-card detour, I returned to finish the last two Burano scenes. 133 more words