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art journal backgrounds

Watercolor paper then write letters on them

Notsalmon | Karen Salmansohn

Technique: Gelatos Stencils Modeling Paste - tutorial by Alexandra

art scrap & more: Gelatos & Stencils & Modeling Paste

Four fun and easy crafts made out of bubble wrap! This is awesome! Would be so cute on plain white wrapping paper. #DIY #paint

Tinting Gesso with Pastels by Traci Bunkers : This is a little tutorial on how to tint gesso with pastels. It's a way to get some subtle color onto your paper or art journal without using paint. This is one of the techniques in my book, "The Art Journal Workshop." You can see all of my videos at www.TraciBunkers....

Tutorial: Stamping with Gesso and using various coloring mediums by Christy Butters

creatingwiththegirls: Background Tutorial: Stamp with Gesso

Snapping Monsters: Tutorials: Tim Holtz Start by covering a piece of watercolor paper (or other sturdy paper) with Gesso. Rub different colors of Distress Ink across your surface, straight from the ink pad. Spray some water onto the Distress Ink to help it blend together, then let it dry. Using ink blending tools or makeup sponges, add more Distress Ink to random areas where you want the color intensified.

Snapping Monsters: Tutorials: Water Stamping

spray color and gesso background technique

▶ Embossing Resist Starburst treasure background - YouTube. Wow this is beautiful (and simple). Not sure what she used the Amazing Glaze for though

Love the colors and texture!

Bumblebees and Butterflies: Stencil It at Country View Crafts

Great tutorial about building backgrounds. (K)

Background Misting Tutorial with Stephanie Bryan

Background Misting Tutorial with Stephanie Bryan | Glitz Design

This is a cool technique!

Blog and Inspiration - Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

Watercolor background-Wet on Wet. This lady makes the most stunning backgrounds~ Check out her blog!! Paper Creations by Shirley: Gerberas & Background Tutorial

Paper Creations by Shirley: Gerberas & Background Tutorial

Art journal background

ScrappeHuset: I want it - and I want it now!!!

Background technique using wax paper distress inks (Tutorial)

Ink Stains: Wax Paper Resist

Really wonderful tutorials on creating wonderful texture and color. Yours Artfully: Liquid Leaf Luciousness In More Detail

Yours Artfully: Liquid Leaf Luciousness In More Detail


Made by Nicole: Mixed Media Backgrounds Tutorial

Art journal background

Kittys art and crafts