A new art journal tutorial for you!

Sometimes, simple is best and the most simple fun, such as painting with your fingers and making flowers with your fingertips, feels just right!

When you feel like painting but aren’t sure what to paint or where to start, simply picking colours that have been hiding at the back of your desk or craft room and smearing them all over your art journal pages can spark up your creativity!

In this art journal tutorial, I show you how I created these pages: I didn’t know what to paint so I decided I would just use colours that had been sitting in my studio for years, barely touched. Instead of letting these tubes go to waste, I thought I would use them as my starting point for my background and see if anything would flow out of that… and it worked 🙂

Follow me along in this art journal tutorial and let me know if you enjoyed it with a comment below!
Of course you may not have the same supplies I used (and definitely not the same stamp as I hand carved it but you can learn how to make your own here) but it doesn’t matter, go along with it anyway and use what you have. Then feel feel free to post a photo in my Facebook group here.

Peace out my Creative Friend!!


Supplies used: (click on the blue link to get the same ones)

Check out my favourite art supplies here 🙂

Want to learn mixed media effortlessly?

My book 'No Shenanigans! Mixed Media Painting' is full of step-by-step tutorials from start to finish! I promise you too can paint 😉

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A book to tear up and use in your own art!

My latest book 'Secret Stash' is a collection of mixed media backgrounds for you to tear or use as your own art journal 🙂


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