While this one didn’t have a catchy title, it was me just playing and experimenting with different products and techniques. I just added some journaling just to document my thoughts about playing with different things and new techniques. I am a supply hoarder. I purchase things, put them away, and then never use them because I want to use it for “that perfect project” which never comes. I have been using my art journal to break out of this trend.
On this page, I covered the background with two different colors of PanPastel (yellow and gray even though the yellow looks kind of green) and sprayed Spectrafix on top of it. Then, I pulled out a hot glue stick (a really big one which I bought by mistake and does not fit in my mini glue gun!), cut off about 1/8″ tall pieces, placed them on my page and heated them with my heat gun. The cool thing about this is that when they dry, they look like glass pebbles! You can do the same thing with small glue gun sticks, as well. You can also create enamel-looking embellishments by heating the glue on a non-stick craft sheet, letting them cool, and then painting them with acrylic paint!
Next up, I used some custom-made stamps with Mix Media Ink in Jasmine to give the background some flair. Finally, I wrote with a dip-pen and india ink and then splattered some India Ink. A little Black Soot Distress Ink around the edges finished the page up!