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How to create a sparkly art journal page by daniëlle

Create a Sparkly Art Journal Page by Daniëlle

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Start by adding some tissue paper to your page.

Start by adding some tissue paper to your page.

Add color with colorations Si\u00ebsta key and Peacock Feathers

Add color with colorations Siësta key and Peacock Feathers

With the bubbles stencil and two velvet mediums, add texture. By using two colors at the same time, you create a 'marbled' effect. I used Seafoam and Lagoon.

With the bubbles stencil and two velvet mediums, add texture. By using two colors at the same time, you create a 'marbled' effect. I used Seafoam and Lagoon.

Add some stamps you like.

Add some stamps you like.

Draw a mermaid shaped figure, or something else if you don't like mermaids.

Draw a mermaid shaped figure, or something else if you don't like mermaids.

I used a paletknife and the mardi gras velvet to add texture and color at the same time in the fins.

I used a paletknife and the mardi gras velvet to add texture and color at the same time in the fins.

Color the bikini with the mardi gras velvet. Add a thick layer for more texture. Also give the tail a splash of color with the mermaid sorbet. Give the body some acrylic paint.

Color the bikini with the mardi gras velvet. Add a thick layer for more texture. Also give the tail a splash of color with the mermaid sorbet. Give the body some acrylic paint.

Add the mermaid sorbet a little thicker. Move your brush to make scales.

Add the mermaid sorbet a little thicker. Move your brush to make scales.

Add some shading to the body. I also added more sorbets to the tail: cayman and purple rain.

Add some shading to the body. I also added more sorbets to the tail: cayman and purple rain.

Close up of the body of the mermaid.

Close up of the body of the mermaid.

Close up of the scales I created using my paintbrush.

Close up of the scales I created using my paintbrush.

Close up of the fin.

Close up of the fin.

Now I added some extra texture with the cotton velvet and the diamond grunge stencil.

Now I added some extra texture with the cotton velvet and the diamond grunge stencil.

I also added some dazzle clear coat to my page in some places, for gold sparkles. And I used a textstamp I like.

I also added some dazzle clear coat to my page in some places, for gold sparkles. And I used a textstamp I like.

And now my page is ready!

And now my page is ready!

  • Colorations: Siesta key, Peacock feathers
  • Stencils: Diamond grunge, Bubbles
  • Velvet: Seafoam, Lagoon, Mardi Gras, Cotton
  • Sorbet: Purple rain, Wisteria, Cayman, Mermaid
  • Clear coat: Dazzle