Gloss Gel Medium Resist – Art Journal Page

Hello there lovely arty’s, welcome back to the TCW Blog.  It’s Jeanine here, from My Arty Heart, and today I am bringing you a resist technique.

Now, if you are a regular here, you might have seen this post by Lindsay (Crating while caffeinated) on resits: Click HERE to read it.  I LOVED this, and thought, how can I use it in an art journal, and then this popped out…

You can view the full process video HERE:

I started off this page with some paint already on the page.  I had some fun gelli printing and cleaned my stencils off on the page.  I used TCW827 – Spring Medallion 12 x 12, TCW829 Heartful Flower 12 x 12 and TCW835 Plaid Fringe 12 x 12.

Next I will use TCW Gloss Gel Medium for the resist technique.

Im using TCW 834 Stone Increase  12 x 12 because it has nice variations of shapes and holes, so this will work well for the technique as well as look interesting.

Over the dried gel medium, I am adding color burst pigments and activating it with water.

I dry the layer and add more color bursts to really get the contrast going.  Rub the extra color off with a dry kitchen towel or old rag.

Next I add a border by rubbing Archival ink in Jet black around the page.

Lastly I am adding some doodles and a quote from Dina Wakley’s collage papers.

I hope you enjoyed this video tutorial on resisting with gel medium.

Here are photos for you to view of the finished project:

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2 thoughts on “Gloss Gel Medium Resist – Art Journal Page

  1. I’ve forgotten about using it as a resist! Thank you for the reminder; your pages are beautiful in both color choices and design!

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