Wild and Free – A mixed media journal spread.

Hi everyone,

I want to share an art journal spread with you. I hope you like it.

A journal spread with Ken Oliver's colorbursts, acrylic paints, modeling paste, oil pastels and The Crafter's Workshop stencils
Art journal spread

The Crafter’s Workshop provided me the products to work with, but the opinions I share here, are solely my own.

I made this spread in Ken Oliver’s Watercolor paper journal.

I sprinkled Ken Oliver’s KN-TCW3526 Color bursts Trio Mermaid Teal on the page, sprayed it with water and helped it move with a brush.

Journal background with Color bursts, watercolor paper.
Journal background with Color bursts

Next, I applied acrylic paints with my fingers and brush, mainly at the edges.

Art journal spread background with Color bursts and acrylic paints.
Journal background

I applied TCW9005 White Modeling paste through a TCW859 Fuschia stencil.

Journal spread, background texture with modeling paste and stencils. #tcwstencillove
Journal background
Art journal spread, texture with Opaque Modeling paste and The Crafter's Workshop stencil
Art journal spread

Added more color with water soluble oil pastels at the edges and in the center.

Finished the spread by adding black acrylic paint through TCW843 Wild and Free stencil.

Journal spread, stenciling the quote 'wild and free' with black acrylic paint. #tcwstencillove
Journal spread
Close up view of journal spread texture, stenciling and color
Close up view of journal spread
A mixed media journal spread with stenciling, acrylic paints, oil pastels, Ken Oliver's KN-TCW3526 Color bursts, TCW859 Fuschia stencil, TCW843 Wild and Free stencil and Opaque Modeling paste.
Art journal spread

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Saadia Nawaz

The Crafter’s Workshop design team member.

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