Friday, September 25, 2020

Mixed Media Art Journaling with StencilGirl® Products

I have been a long-time fan of StencilGirl® Products and it's an honor to be a guest blogger here, today.

I treat my stencils as prompts when I use them in my art journal. In this video, I'm sharing my thought process as I add elements to this journal spread: from the choice of colors, to picking specific affirmations, to why I blend some things back into the background vis-a-vis others.

As much as I love knowing more about the technique artists use, I find it even more intriguing to learn about their vision as they create their works of art. I hope this gives you some insight into mine.
I used acrylic inks, distress inks, gesso, glass bead gel, tar gel, acrylic paints, color shift paints, wax-based water-soluble color pencils, reinkers and pens for this spread.
In addition, here are the specific stencils I used:
Pretty as a Peacock Stencil
Segments Small Stencil
Succulents Stencil
Doodle It Layered Circles and Squares Stencil
I hope you enjoy these closeups that really accent the various textures, the color shift paints I used and the symbolism.

To see more of my work, please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
Happy creating!


  1. Your video provided fascinating insight into your work - thank you!

  2. More than the info about your materials, I really valued your insights into composition. I could follow your thinking and watch it transform the piece. Very helpful!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Charlene. I appreciate knowing that hearing me talk about my process was of value to you.


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