here is another spread from my large, old book journal........
Very much inspired by Dina Wakley's new book - Art Journal Freedom (lol I would highly recommend!!).
Materials used - acrylic ink, black acrylic, black copic brush pen, white gel pen, various stencils, gesso and an image from an old magazine (painted black to create the silhouette).
Ooh nearly forgot!! The background was done using acrylic ink. I primed the pages with gesso first, made sure this was dry, spritzed with water, dropped on acrylic ink randomley, squished the pages together and peeled them back carefully and quickly (if that makes sense lol). I have found that spritzing with water first helps the inks flow more successfully. The inks once dried had left a fab border shape, which I first outlined with a fine-liner before colouring the rest of the space with a copic brush marker for speed!!!!!!!!
Ha ha ha, my journalling may seem very contradictory (if you can read it??) The main black bit refers to following your heart but personally I have found that mine tends to lead me in the wrong directions even when my gut is screaming at me not to listen to it!! The other main journaling is in white on the sillhouette, the rest is just ridiculously random, just like me!!!!! I think this page was very much me giving myself a damned good 'talking to'!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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