Creating an Artsy book cover is easy with All-Purpose Ink and Ink Droppers. This project will walk you through the step by step process of creating a unique background paired with a large word stamped (with StazOn Pigment Ink) as a focal point.
Skill: Intermediate Time: 20 minutes
Part 1: Create an Artsy book cover with All-Purpose Inks.
Part 2: Color Scheme Tag Journal
Start with a blank hardcover book.
Place a piece of paper under the book cover to protect the pages below.
Using ink droppers, draw up a small amount of All-Purpose Ink into the dropper and release (splatter) the ink onto the cover. Repeat with different colors.
After the ink has dried, stamp “ART” onto the cover using StazOn Pigment ink.
Apply StazOn Ink directly to each edge of the book cover.
This mixed media project is a great example of how you can use different inks and mediums to create a piece full of texture and color. It’s a step by step layering technique to add depth and interest to mixed media artwork.
Skill: Intermediate Time: 30 minutes
Cut chipboard into a pendant shape and punch a hole at the top. Place a piece of paper under the book cover to protect the pages below.
Cover the front and back of the chipboard piece with white gesso.
Cover the front and back of chipboard piece with white gesso.
Stamp chipboard pendant with VersaFine CLAIR.
Cover pendant with a stencil and apply Creative Artist Medium – Clear.
Stamp brush onto watercolor paper with StazOn Pigment Ink – Piano Black.
Add color to the tip of a brush with StazOn Pigment –Peacock Feathers.
Sponge StazOn Pigment onto Pendant to highlight stencil pattern. Adhere stamp brush image.
Highlight elements of the pendant with ALL PURPOSE INK – Frost White (using a Doodlestix)
Apply splatters in ALL PURPOSE INK – Tropical Lagoon.
Cover element with GlazOn – Slight Gloss Finish.
Add MBOSS Powder to pendant while GlazOn is still wet. Heat set. Round corners of the pendant.
Edge pendant with StazOn Pigment Ink – Piano Black.
Adhere sticker saying.
Use the Waffle Flower – Clear Dies and Combo Swatch Tag Die to record color scheme for this project.
Layering your ink with different applications and techniques is a great way to create and interesting and beautiful card.This card features ink application through a stencil, repeat stamping with color, single stamping in black, as well as a bit of water coloring.
Create the perfect background with Kaleidacolor and Creative Medium.2) Description: A perfect background can really do wonders to showcase a simply stamped focal point. It’s easy to accomplish with layers of Kaleidacolor Ink and Shimmer Creative Medium.
There is something so relaxing about spending time creating and experimenting in an art journal. Art Journaling is about creating something just for you and is a great way to try out new products and techniques.