How to Decorate a Book Cover With Art Anthology

Create this beautiful book cover using Art Anthology inks and sprays!

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How to Decorate a Book Cover With Art Anthology
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Start by using crackle paste through your stencil to add some texture. Let the crackle paste dry naturally for full effect.

Start by using crackle paste through your stencil to add some texture. Let the crackle paste dry naturally for full effect.

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Crinkle up some cheescloth dipped in mod podge or a fabric stiffener of any kind. Arrange this on board how you like.

Crinkle up some cheescloth dipped in mod podge or a fabric stiffener of any kind. Arrange this on board how you like.

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Add some mini art stones, paper flowers, and molded face with adhesive. Arrange the cheesecloth as needed here.

Add some mini art stones, paper flowers, and molded face with adhesive. Arrange the cheesecloth as needed here.

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Use white gesso over flowers, face, cheesecloth, and stenciled areas thinly. Leave some wood exposed. Allow to dry.

Use white gesso over flowers, face, cheesecloth, and stenciled areas thinly. Leave some wood exposed. Allow to dry.

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Start adding color..Spray your lightest color first, add a bit of water and swirl around allowing ink to run up and then down board. Dry. This is Art Anthology Sky and Waimea Bay dry.

Start adding color..Spray your lightest color first, add a bit of water and swirl around allowing ink to run up and then down board. Dry. This is Art Anthology Sky and Waimea Bay dry.

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Continue adding color lightest to darkest. Here I added Art Anthology Peacock feathers and Art Anthology Minks in both Panache and Stargazer, drying in between.

Continue adding color lightest to darkest. Here I added Art Anthology Peacock feathers and Art Anthology Minks in both Panache and Stargazer, drying in between.

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Add some transparent glue and sealer with a brush to some of the color to add brightness. Add a tag and some pearlescent seed beads.

Add some transparent glue and sealer with a brush to some of the color to add brightness. Add a tag and some pearlescent seed beads.

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This close up view shows the added brightness achieved with sealer.

This close up view shows the added brightness achieved with sealer.

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Splatter with white gesso and water mixture. Brush white gesso and water mixture in random areas.

Splatter with white gesso and water mixture. Brush white gesso and water mixture in random areas.

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Thanks so much for watching my tutorial! Remember to head over to the blog for more inspiration! http://artanthologyinc.com/blog/

Thanks so much for watching my tutorial! Remember to head over to the blog for more inspiration! artanthologyinc.com/blog/

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