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art journal backgrounds

Using Tim Holtz's Distress Stains

Secret Lake Diaries by Sandi Anatomy of an Art Journal Page Step by step on her blog

Spray paint over and then pick up qtips, left with exploding heart

The Funkie Junkie Great instructions for this background technique

Mixed Media Place: Power-Flower: gesso texture stencil technique | Power-Flower: tworzenie tekstury za pomocą gesso

techniques for creating journal backgrounds -- Balzer Designs

▶ Faux watercolor background with mists - YouTube

Tissue Bleeding How To, journal background

Scrap That Chat: How I made my background!

Glimmer Mist and Tissue Paper Tutorial - Absolutely stunning! Doesn't look like much while she's creating the paper, but WOW, when she shows you her finished projects!!!!

Watercolor Background Tutorial on Vimeo

Art Journal Background by hesson, via Flickr