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And another

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Journal page with a Daniel Torrente stamp and Dyan Reaveley Say It How It Is stamp. All the same as the previous page but some washi tape and watercolor crayons over, and a bit of journaling. Can't get a great photo but the colors are close.

 

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Dia de Los Muertos

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Here’s the facing page to the one in the last post. Same stencil but with gesso and then acrylics and sprays over it. I consider this ochre and Not Yellow. 😉 Love my Day of the Dead book and image CD from Dover Books! I have several of their copyright-free images books and CDs. I see they’re doing collage sheets now. Woohoo!
Our piece of VT came through the storm just fine; thanks to everyone for your concern! Keeping those not so fortunate to the south of us in thoughts and prayers.

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Starting now

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Starting a new art journal. I decided to try the Strathmore hardcover watercolor journal as a change from the spiral bound Visual journals I’ve been using. We’ll see how it stands up to all the sprays I use. This is a page where I used gesso and acrylic paint as the first layer, scratched through it, and then sprayed over it with dark blue and black. I journaled a bit with a paint pen then sprayed through a Crafters Workshop stencil. The leaves were cut out of acrylic-painted paper I made ages ago.

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