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Technique: Week 1 – Easy Acrylic Backgrounds

Easy to follow tutorial on creating beautiful acrylic / craft paint backgrounds

For storing things in the back of journals, scrapbooks, etc Genius idea... going to do this in the journals for class.

Mist a stamp with water and stamp directly onto a watercolored background. The stamp picks up the color and leaves a pretty white mark.

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DIY homemade modeling paste easy and cheap

free tutorial on how to make and use modeling paste for your art journals, smash books and scrapbooks; easy and cheap

here's a simple way to create a "painted background" without having to get your paintbrush out......all you need is your journal, your favorite water-soluble markers, an acrylic block, and a mini mister.

watercolor tutorial part 5: mediums and techniques | The Alison Show

Watercolor mosaic - really like this idea art journal. Paste paper works too. Great project for a class project, upper or lower grades. Mounting the work on canvas adds a very professional look to the completed collage.