Frieda Oxenham: Mixed Media Art Journaling with StencilGirl Stencils
Don’t know about you, but I’m always quite
relieved when January arrives: the Christmas tree can be dismantled, the
decorations tidied away, and life can return to normal without the frenzy of
Christmas shopping and the writing of Christmas cards. I love the dark days at the beginning of the
year when the evenings can be spend cozily by the fire, and the warmth of the
stove compensates for the frosty coldness outside. This spread reflects such
Here is the full step-by-step tutorial:
the pages (I used an A4 Dylusions art journal)
Sky Fresco paint (from PaperArtsy) and an old credit or hotel card cover the
pages in blue.
a darker blue (I used Golden Fluid Acrylic Phthalo Blue) and the medium stencil
from the November 2016 StencilClub set, remove paint through the stencil with a
step 3 with Golden Fluid Acrylic Dark Turquoise.
step 3 with Golden Fluid Acrylic Quinacridone Magenta.
step 3 with Golden Fluid Acrylic Phthalo Green
on images of moon and buildings using matte medium.
a baby wipe rube Green Gold Golden Fluid Acrylic around the images and on parts
of the page.
Trio of Trees and Golden Titanium White paint, add trees and outline with blue sparkling gel pen when dry.
Gold Radiant Gel add large stars to the sky, using the small stencil from the April 2016 StencilClub set, and with the same gel add a halo to the moon with Bali Doily.
text using Wall of Words and a white extra fine Sharpie marker.
Fill in the Os with a gold marker.
on postage stamps.
crosses in the sky using Wendy Vecchi Metallic Gold Embossing Paste and X Rows.
(C) Frieda Oxenham 2017. To see more of Frieda's work, please visit her BLOG.