All About Colour

Lounge Session 22

Lounge Session 22

In Lounge Session 22 I’m finishing up a page with potential: it already has pretty colours and yummy 3D texture so it won’t need much more to look cool 🙂

Lounge Session 19

Lounge Session 19

Drip it, stamp it, spray it, paint it, splatter it… I’m using some of my favourite products in Lounge Session 19: FW acrylic inks & Marabu Art Sprays!

Lounge Session 14

Lounge Session 14

Sometimes, creating a page is about combining elements together, and making them ”work” together into a unified layout. This is what I do… Let’s play 🙂

Why I have been MIA lately…

Why I have been MIA lately…

This is not going to be the most fun post I have ever written but my life is not just about art... You may have been wondering why I have been MIA for a little while and the reason is:  I have been licking my wounds... It has been about 6 weeks since my little dog...

Bad English mixed media tutorial (ST69)

Bad English mixed media tutorial (ST69)

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"]   Bad English mixed media tutorial   This ''Bad English'' mixed media tutorial is about those funny times when you read something in English only to realise it got badly...

Lounge Session 12

Lounge Session 12

Part 2 of my ’round stencil on a rectangular page” dilemna 😉 Got to use my Posca pens to add a few marks and now I’m loving this art journal page!

Have you been stalking me…?

Have you been stalking me…?

Have you been stalking me in my lounge room?? I kind of hope so!!! 😉 My Lounge Sessions are now in full swing and I have already shared 10 of them with you! If you're a little behind or missed my last email... Lounge Sessions are sneak peek videos of what I do in my...

Lounge Session 10

Lounge Session 10

Nothing pops more than painting on a black background and adding happy (and maybe a little fluorescent?!) colours right on top… This style of mixed medias makes my heart sing!!

Lounge Session 9

Lounge Session 9

It has been quite a journey to get there but I am FINALLY happy with the results!! It all started in Lounge Session 8 but ended for good in Lounge Session 9 😉

Lounge Session 8

Lounge Session 8

Lounge Session 8 was a struggle! I thought I was getting somewhere with my art journal page and then I got stuck… I tried and tried and still got nowhere lol It just happens sometimes!

Lounge Session 7

Lounge Session 7

Texture is the goal of Lounge Session 7! I love using modeling paste (also called texture paste) to add dimension to my pages and this pretty stencil really made my art journal page pop 🙂

Lounge Session 6

Lounge Session 6

Lucky me, I got another set of stamps from IndigoBlu called ‘Light and Sounds’, aren’t these cool?? Let’s see what they look like stamped in Lounge Session 6! These may just become another favourite of mine…

Lounge Session 5

Lounge Session 5

In Lounge Session 5 I started with a page that was almost finished but… needed something extra. Sometimes you don’t need much to make your page feel complete!

Lounge Session 4

Lounge Session 4

In Lounge Session 4 I am finding a creative way to use the mixed media piece I created in Lounge Session 3 by turning it into a larger art journal page!

Lounge Session 3

Lounge Session 3

In Lounge Session 3 I am creating a small mixed media piece with a collage of deli paper I smothered in delicious watercolours and the prettiest flower napkin I have ever seen!

Lounge Session 2

Lounge Session 2

Today in Lounge Session 2 I am turning a page I was testing new stamps one (the ones from IndigoBlu I tested out in Lounge Session 1) into an an art journal page I love 😉

Lounge Session 1

Lounge Session 1

Today in Lounge Session 1 I am testing new stamps by IndigoBlu (a brand I just discovered) called Tasty Textures and boy, they are tasty indeed! No doubt I’ll be using them lots on my art journal pages 😉

Mixed Media Art Tags Flip Through 2 (ST65)

Mixed Media Art Tags Flip Through 2 (ST65)

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] New art tags flip through video: another 16 designs! If you missed the first art tags flip through video, you will find it right here 😉 In the video below, I am showing you another 16 art...

Art journalling with Distress Oxides (ST64)

Art journalling with Distress Oxides (ST64)

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Today I want to play with Distress Oxides! Distress Oxides have been around for a while now and have been quite popular. So popular that a batch of whole new colours just got released at...

Mixed Media Art Tags Flip Through (ST61)

Mixed Media Art Tags Flip Through (ST61)

16 art tags flip through video with close ups! My little collection of art tags is growing quite steadily and since many of you have asked me to do an art tags flip through... Here is the first one! As you will notice, I paint on both sides of my shipping tags...

Try again art journal page (ST59)

Try again art journal page (ST59)

Try again art journal page: when you fail, don't give up! Art, just like Life, often does go to plan but if you stumble and fall, just keep trying 😉 Lucky my art journal is a safe place to stumble as my knees are covered in virtual bumps and cuts haha Ok let's get...

Easiest foil technique EVER!

Easiest foil technique EVER!

This is the easiest foil technique ever! I really love anything shiny! Over the years, you've seen me add metallic ink, metallic and iridescent paint and rainbow glitter to my art journal pages, right? The truth is, I have been jealous of those gorgeous greeting cards...

Love More art journal spread (ST54)

Love More art journal spread (ST54)

LOVE MORE!! Love more 'what'??? ART (you knew I'd say that first, right?!), YOURSELF, LIFE, YOUR KIDS, YOUR DOG... Just pick one thing (at least)! Yes, I’m feeling lovey-dovey today and this art journal spread was inspired by a piece of paper I tore of a sales leaflet...

Mixed media art shipping tag (ST53)

Mixed media art shipping tag (ST53)

Addicted to this little shipping tag business! I never thought I'd get addicted to painting on a shipping tag because they are pretty small but against all odds, I am hooked! I like to keep them all neat on a book ring which makes for a perfect little flipable...

Crazy World mixed media tutorial (ST49)

Crazy World mixed media tutorial (ST49)

Crazy World mixed media tutorial because... Why not?! Today I am eager to test out my new large Strathmore mixed media journal and Carabelle Studio Wonderful Flower Strips Stamps!! Let's get right into this Crazy World mixed media page 😉 Part 1. First I am going to...

Not much time! Quick mixed media page ST46

Not much time! Quick mixed media page ST46

A quick mixed media page for when you don't have much time! This quick mixed media page tutorial will show you that even if you don't have much time, you can still be creative! Simply use a page full of leftover paints and marks from previous sessions (when you had...