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How to create an art journal background with crayons

Create an Art Journal Background With Crayons

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Remove the wrapping paper from the crayons and place over the paper.

Remove the wrapping paper from the crayons and place over the paper.

Hold the crayons in place with double sided tape.

Hold the crayons in place with double sided tape.

Apply heat with the heating gun, careful not to burn the crayons or the paper. Allow the wax to flow and mix.

Apply heat with the heating gun, careful not to burn the crayons or the paper. Allow the wax to flow and mix.

This is how your crayons look after melting them with the heat gun.

This is how your crayons look after melting them with the heat gun.

Use gel medium to add the colored image. Apply Distress Ink to the borders of the page.

Use gel medium to add the colored image. Apply Distress Ink to the borders of the page.

Add distress ink to the border of the sentiment. use gel medium to adhere to page.

Add distress ink to the border of the sentiment. use gel medium to adhere to page.

The finished page! Have fun creating!

The finished page! Have fun creating!

  • Canson Mixed Media paper (140 lb)
  • Golden Gel Medium
  • Image: Scared Eyes from Smeared Ink
  • Spectrum Noir Markers
  • Prisma Coloring Pencils
  • White Gel Pen
  • Distress Ink Pad: Vintage Photo
  • Box of Crayons
  • Heat gun