Today is my turn in a blog hop to introduce Jill K. Berry’s new line of stencils, TEXTures, from Artistcellar. There are 4 stencils to this set, and they are all from Jill’s abstracted calligraphic work.
I decided to use them on a journal page.
Then after putting some more paint onto the spread, I decided to print with one of the stencils for a background. I used a brayer to roll some paint onto the wrong side of the stencil.
Then I put the stencil paint side down onto the journal page. I put a piece of wax paper on top, and used a clean brayer to roll over it to make sure it all printed. The wax paper is to protect my brayer from paint.
Then I printed more.
Before the paint was completely dry, I used a baby wipe to scrub around, removing some of the paint. (I like grunge.)
After drying it, I collaged down some things, and added some lavendar paint.
Then I stamped some text with my Nashville Alphabet stamps. And used the Runes stencil to stencil some graphic borders.
Here’s the finished journal page. For the writing, I used a [amazon_link id=”B002LJRKN8″ target=”_blank” ]Pentel Pocket Brush Pen[/amazon_link], which I love to write with. I also used a black [amazon_link id=”B000S14PFM” target=”_blank” ]Sakura Glaze Gel Pen[/amazon_link], a red [amazon_link id=”B001I2C0VQ” target=”_blank” ]Pitt Big Brush Marker[/amazon_link], one of my hand-carved rubber stamps, and added some subtle color at the very end with [amazon_link id=”B000WKGAY8″ target=”_blank” ]Stabilo Woody Watercolor Crayons[/amazon_link].
Okay, now on to the giveaway! Each artist in the blog hop is doing a giveaway, so you have lots of chances to win. To enter to win a stencil set from me, all you have to do is enter below.
NOTE: Although you can leave a comment for me, that will not enter you in the giveaway. Enter below in the “Giveaway Entry Box.”
You have until Dec. 8th at 12am to enter. A winner will be automatically chosen for me from rafflecopter, and then I’ll contact the winner. If I don’t hear from the winner by Wednesday, Dec. 10th and noon central time, I’ll pick a new winner.
With each day of the blog hop, that artist will show work that they created using the stencils, and will give away a set!
- Nov 30 – Jill Berry
- Dec 3 – Sketchbook Challenge Guest post
- Dec 4 – Seth Apter
- Dec 5 – Diana Trout
- Dec 6 – Traci Bunkers
- Dec 7 – Tracy Verdugo
- Dec 8 – Anne Gaal
- Dec 9 – Effy Wild
- Dec 10 – Dawn DeVries Sokol
- Dec 11 – Aimee Myers Dolich
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