How to Create an Art Journal With an Eerie Tale-Graphic45

Recently, I was on a LONG roadtrip and wanted to try my hand at a little art journaling therapy to stave off my car-maddness. so here ya go...enjoy!!

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How to Create an Art Journal With an Eerie Tale-Graphic45
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Start your project in on of the corners of your art journal.

Start your project in on of the corners of your art journal.

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Tear random pieces of paper from Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale and, using your EZ Runner, adhere them to your art journal page.

Tear random pieces of paper from Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale and, using your EZ Runner, adhere them to your art journal page.

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Gather you the paints of your choice. these are the paints I chose. I layered them on top of my background papers that I had lightly gessoed.

Gather you the paints of your choice. these are the paints I chose. I layered them on top of my background papers that I had lightly gessoed.

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Use a variety of techniques! I splattered and painted on my dark brown Mister Huey, while i rubbed on and painted my gelatoes. Just have fun with it (and don't over think it!)

Use a variety of techniques! I splattered and painted on my dark brown Mister Huey, while i rubbed on and painted my gelatoes. Just have fun with it (and don't over think it!)

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Next, grab your Archival Ink in Jet Black (Ranger) and a variety of stamps.  Stamp away!

Next, grab your Archival Ink in Jet Black (Ranger) and a variety of stamps. Stamp away!

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While your ink is drying, use your scissors or a craft knife to fussy cut flowers from the An Eerie Tale papers "Enchantment" and "An Eerie Tale."

While your ink is drying, use your scissors or a craft knife to fussy cut flowers from the An Eerie Tale papers "Enchantment" and "An Eerie Tale."

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Next, from "You Bewitch Me" and "An Eerie Tale" cut pictures your favorite scenes and words. Lightly brush them with water, crumble them up  and then flatten them out.

Next, from "You Bewitch Me" and "An Eerie Tale" cut pictures your favorite scenes and words. Lightly brush them with water, crumble them up and then flatten them out.

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While your pieces are still wet, rub them with a white Faber Castel Gelato and smear with your fingers. You can also lightly brush it with water. You can also lightly go over your fussy cut flowers.

While your pieces are still wet, rub them with a white Faber Castel Gelato and smear with your fingers. You can also lightly brush it with water. You can also lightly go over your fussy cut flowers.

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Using your Scrapbook Adhesives 3-D Foam Squares to layer your picture elements and fussy cut flowers.

Using your Scrapbook Adhesives 3-D Foam Squares to layer your picture elements and fussy cut flowers.

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Add paper leaves by Petaloo around your fussy cut flowers.

Add paper leaves by Petaloo around your fussy cut flowers.

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Layer your fussy cut flowers over and under your pictures by stacking your 3-D Foam squares to give more height.

Layer your fussy cut flowers over and under your pictures by stacking your 3-D Foam squares to give more height.

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And done! I hope you have enjoyed making this EERIE Art Journal page with me!

And done! I hope you have enjoyed making this EERIE Art Journal page with me!

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