Thursday, December 8, 2016

How to: Stamps & Stencils in Altered Book Art Journal - Creative Team Thursday with Karen Gaunt

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Hello everyone, Karen here again with another post full of inspiration for you! I have made a video this month of me working in my altered book this time using the frames stencil from Stencilgirl and the Heart in Star and Renew stamp from Rubbermoon.

I love to work in my altered book as it stops me from feeling the panic that we all get from looking at a blank white page! I also don’t prep my pages before hand with gesso, I just throw the paint straight onto the page. Once you let the layers dry in between I’ve never had a problem with them tearing or bubbling.

Without further ado I hope that you enjoy the video! (click here to watch on YouTube)

Karen Gaunt is a mixed media artist with a passion for color and a soft spot for paint. She works in a regular job full time and daydreams all day about the moment she can let loose in her journals in the evening. She's a mother as well and loves nothing more than creating with her daughter in their matching art journals. Karen believes that making Art is for everyone and loves to encourage and inspire others to make. She enjoys trying new techniques and colors and believes that there is no such thing as too many art journals.  Visit her at her blog and on Instagram.

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