Art Journal Cover with Karenliz

Hi Everyone!
I’m not one to always decorate the cover of any of my art journals but when I saw the Sweet Posey stencil I couldn’t resist.

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These are the supplies I used.

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I first painted the cover in yellows and oranges with a palette knife (colors not shown above).

KarenlizH_JournalCvrSweetPosey (1)When it dried I used I used ImagineCrafts Metallic Craft Medium in bronze through the Sweet Posey stencil.

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When it dried I used gold metallic paint on a sponge to add it to the stencil design.

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I started adding the fluorescent paint on the Sweet Posey stencil. I added a little water so that it would spread.

KarenlizH_JournalCvrSweetPosey (5)I was going to stop there but I decided I didn’t really like the background color so I added the yellow and pink paints with a little water.  Yes, it’s this bright!

KarenlizH_JournalCvrSweetPosey (9)Added a little sparkle too.

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Loving the bright colors.

KarenlizH_JournalCvrSweetPosey (2) KarenlizH_JournalCvrSweetPosey (3)Do you use fluorescent colors with your stencils?
I think I’m hooked!

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Karenliz Henderson
The Crafters Workshop Design Team
My Blog: My Creative Endeavors
Instagram: @karenlizhenderson

8 thoughts on “Art Journal Cover with Karenliz

  1. Oh wow – so ADORE your cover Karenliz. All my fav colors and the shimmer is SPLENDID. WONDERFUL WONDERFUL creativity! j.

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