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Video using modeling paste with a stencil on an art journal page plus using spray ink with a calligraphy pen by Carolyn Dube

Why do I love modeling paste so much?  It’s versatility.  It can give me texture and color variation -just like it did on this art journal page when I used it with Dylsuions spray inks. In the video you’ll see how to use modeling paste plus you’ll see how I use spray inks for more than just [...]

Video sharing how Carolyn took an old art journal page and made it sparkle!

This page was fine.  It was okay.  But it could be more fun so I gave myself a do over!  I’m allowed to do that and so are you!  It’s an art journal page not a legal contract! What is Let’s Play?  It’s all about rediscovering the ability to play. Each month I share a specific [...]

What are distress crayons from TIm Holtz?  Video showing how to use them in an art journal and what pens will write on it by Carolyn Dube

What do I do when I have a new art supply?  I play with it to get to know how it works and how well it gets along with other supplies.  As I experimented with Distress Crayons by Tim Holtz I wanted to know if I could I stamp on it and what pens would write on [...]

Video showing how the layers built up with gelli printing® and mask on a paper bag for the Let’s Play link party

What’s the play for this Tuesday? It’s a grocery bag!  I’m using something I would have thrown away as my canvas for a little Gelli Plate® and stencil mask play. Technically this wouldn’t have been thrown away…it would have been recycled the traditional way. The “rules” for the Let’s Play link parties are open to interpretation… [...]