How to Paint a Watercolor Jounal Page

Using gelatos watercolors for blending on an art journal spread

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How to Paint a Watercolor Jounal Page
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Begin by coating your pages with clear gesso

Begin by coating your pages with clear gesso

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Apply whipped spackle through your stencil

Apply whipped spackle through your stencil

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Keep moving the stencil to your liking

Keep moving the stencil to your liking

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Cover most of it with white gesso

Cover most of it with white gesso

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See how you can still see the stencil relief!

See how you can still see the stencil relief!

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I chose my palette according to the illustration I would use.  Now you're ready to scribble firstly and then using a wet brush blend

I chose my palette according to the illustration I would use. Now you're ready to scribble firstly and then using a wet brush blend

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Gelatos really blend we'll seamlessly into each other

Gelatos really blend we'll seamlessly into each other

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Afterward I used a stronger colored gelato to lightly apply over the relief work and pull it forward. The white splatters are white gesso done with a brush

Afterward I used a stronger colored gelato to lightly apply over the relief work and pull it forward. The white splatters are white gesso done with a brush

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Apply your image

Apply your image

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You can choose to use a black pen to go over the stenciled work

You can choose to use a black pen to go over the stenciled work

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To see the finished page visit my blog www.milagroscrivera.blogspot.com

To see the finished page visit my blog www.milagroscrivera.blogspot.…

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