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Tip:  It's so quick and easy to use my Art Anthology Craft Mat as my paint palette.  It's right there next to me while I paint and it's so easy to clean up.

Tip: It's so quick and easy to use my Art Anthology Craft Mat as my paint palette. It's right there next to me while I paint and it's so easy to clean up.

I start my art journal page by applying the Art Anthology Velvets onto my page with a sponge brush.  I used the tip of the sponge brush to add the Tuxedo Velvet hash marks.

I start my art journal page by applying the Art Anthology Velvets onto my page with a sponge brush. I used the tip of the sponge brush to add the Tuxedo Velvet hash marks.

I continue adding layers letting each layer dry before I start on the next.  Otherwise, I would end up with a brown 'muddy' page.

I continue adding layers letting each layer dry before I start on the next. Otherwise, I would end up with a brown 'muddy' page.

I used a white charcoal pencil to draw my character.

I used a white charcoal pencil to draw my character.

I paint in my character, the owl.  I used feathery strokes to give the owl proper texture.

I paint in my character, the owl. I used feathery strokes to give the owl proper texture.

I applied Cotton to the top portion of the background with a spatula and Lagoon to the bottom portion.

I applied Cotton to the top portion of the background with a spatula and Lagoon to the bottom portion.

Before it's dry, I scratch lines into the velvet.

Before it's dry, I scratch lines into the velvet.

A close-up of the scratched lines.

A close-up of the scratched lines.

I needed to 'frame' the page so I used the Kaleidoscope Stencil and Cotton Velvet on each of the corners.

I needed to 'frame' the page so I used the Kaleidoscope Stencil and Cotton Velvet on each of the corners.

A close-up of the upper-right stenciled corner.

A close-up of the upper-right stenciled corner.

Adding more detail to the owl along the way.

Adding more detail to the owl along the way.

I added a verse with a white Pitt Pen and I was finished. This page was done with a lesson from Life Book.

  • Tuxedo Velvet
  • Cotton Velvet
  • Lagoon Velvet
  • Mayan Gold Velvet
  • Shamrock Velvet
  • Terra Cotta Velvet
  • Kaleidoscope Stencil