How to Create a Sparkly Art Journal Page by Daniëlle

A tutorial on how to create this pretty mermaid art journal spread.

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How to 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.

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Add color with colorations Siësta key and Peacock Feathers

Add color with colorations Siësta key and Peacock Feathers

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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.

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Add some stamps you like.

Add some stamps you like.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Close up of the body of the mermaid.

Close up of the body of the mermaid.

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Close up of the scales I created using my paintbrush.

Close up of the scales I created using my paintbrush.

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Close up of the fin.

Close up of the fin.

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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.

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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.

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And now my page is ready!

And now my page is ready!

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