Reach For The Stars Art Journal Page

Hi there creative lovelies!!! Today I am up on the Snip Art blog with my art journal page I created using the Reach For The Stars collection.
There is a process video at the end of the blog if you would like to watch me in action.
I used a watercolour cardstock as my base and with a blending brush I used Distress Oxide Inks to create my galaxy. I also watered down some white paint to splatter some stars.
In the video you will see I originally heat embossed the stars but I felt the colours were too close to the background so I decided to leave them raw which is very new to me.
Reach for the stars by Farrel Tailor
For the Planets, I used my aqua pen and Distress Oxide inks to add colour and I love how they turned out. For the title I used Finnabair’s Sparks paint and I also watered down the left overs and splattered onto the background to add some shimmer. To finish off the page, I added some paper dolls and used my Fineline Applicator to doodle around the edges.
Here is my video, I hope you enjoy it

 

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Thanks for dropping in and I look forward in sharing my next project with you all soon xx

 

Lindy’s Stamp Gang April Challenge – Art Journal Cover

Hi Everyone, so I thought I would give the Lindy’s Stamp Gang April Challenge a go….. I love these colours. If you would like to also join in on the challenge please click here for their blog. I also have a process video at the end of the blog if you would like to see my create my cover.

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I used LSG magical shakers Alphine Ice Rose, Polka Purple and Flat Fabio Spray Raspberry Lemonade on my background. For the butterfly wings I used Finnabair’s Don’t Forget To Fly stamp with with Guten Tag Teal & Time Travel Teal. I used a transparency to stamp the wings onto.

Art Journal Cover by Farrel Tailor

I used 2 background stamps – Uniquely Creative Numeric stamp and PaperArtsy EM49 Electica stamp designed by Seth Apter. I also used used TCW554s Mini Butterfly Collage stencil along with TCW9015 Black Licorice acrylic paint through the stencil and in my Fineline Applicator which I used to doodle around the edges.

Art journal cover by Farrel Tailor (1)

To finish off the cover, I used Tim Holtz Paper Dolls and also his Quote Chips which I inked around the edges using Vintage Photo Archival Ink.

Here is the video, I hope you like it and it inspires you to join in this month.

 

Say Yes to New Adventures Art Journal Page for Snip Art

Hi there my lovely crafty follwers, tonight I am sharing my latest art journal page for SnipArt. I have been wanting to create an art journal page like this one and whilst on the crafting cruise I just come back from I got inspiration to create a travel themed page.
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I started with a kraft base and used some music sheets, patterned cardstock from a catalogue and using a spatula applied some Stamperia Crackle Paste.
Once the paste dried I then stamped the background using Darkroom Door World Map stamp and Gazette texture stamp. I splattered some acrylic paint and used Seth Apter’s Izink Dye Spray – Marron. I also used Tim Holtz Design Tape – Journey.
Art Journal Page for Snip Art by Farrel Tailor
I painted the Up in the air – ornaments with feathers using PaperArtsy Fresco Chalk Acrylic Paint in Mermaid. I heat embossed Balloon with cogs chipboard using Stampendous Embossing Enamel – Aged Ivory. Next I painted the Vintage Boutique – Large Napkin using Stamperia Cappuccino Acrylic paint and then highlighted using Lindy’s Stamp Gang Starburst Squirts – Maple Syrup Bronze.
Say yes to new adventures art journal by Farrel Tailor
I inked both Up in the air – Ormanenty – Diamonds and Mandala’s Dream Border #1 with black archival Ink. I adhered all the pieces to my page and finished the page by splattering some of the Lindy’s Stamp Gang Starburst Squirts – Maple Syrup Bronze and added my title using a Tim Holtz Small Chat Sticker.
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Snip Art Products Used
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Thanks for dropping by and I will be back real soon xx

 

Create Art – Art Anthology

Hey there everyone, I hope you are all having a great weekend. Well today I am sharing my very first design team member creation for Art Anthology. I have a process video at the end of the blog so feel free to check it out xx

  1. To start I covered my pages with white gesso and then use Metal Effects – Dimensional Medium in the Silver with a stencil.

2. Once dry, I then sprayed my with some water and then sprayed Colorations Sprays in Siesta Keys, Peacock Feathers and Indigo in that order. The water helps the colours blend.

3. For my title, I stenciled “Create Art” using black archival ink and then cut the 2 pieces out and mounted onto black cardstock.

4. I wanted to colour the stamped butterflies so I used the same sprays for my background and used an aqua pen (water pen) to create a watercolour effect.

Here is some more pictures of the finished page

Art Anthology Products Used

Metal Effects – Silver

Colorations Spray – Siesta Key, Peacock Feathers, Indigo

Stencils – Diamond Grunge, Soliloquy

Farrel xx

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

A Grateful Heart Art Journal Page for The Crafter’s Workshop

Hi there my lovelies!!! Well today is my last day as a design team member for The Crafter’s Workshop. It has been an amazing 2 years and I feel so humbled to have been apart of such an amazing team and to represent a fabulous company.

Today’s project is an art journal page I created using the quote as my inspiration “Start each day with a grateful heart” and of course I chose my 3 favourite of all time stencils to use.

The video below has all the products I used in the subtitles but if you would like to see step by step process pictures just click here which will take you to The Crafter’s Workshop’s Blog.

Thank you to everyone who has commented or liked my projects over the last 2 years. I also would like to say a huge thank you to The Crafter’s Workshop for having me on their team….. it really has been a blast and I am forever grateful.

Farrel xx

Art is anything you can get away with – Art Journal Page

Happy Thursday my lovelies!! Today I am on the TCW blog with an art journal page I created using some of the new TCW stencils.

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Make Art – Art Journal Page for Fineline Applicator Australia

Hello and happy Friday to you all!!! Recently I met with the lovely team from Fineline Applicator Aus and I fell in love with their applicators. So today I am sharing an art journal page.

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Make Art by Farrel Tailor

I had so much fun creating this page. I started with TCW801 Skylight 12×12 stencil, I used a pencil to trace and then went over with a white gel pen. I then put some TCW9016 Spun Sugar Heavy Body Acrylic Paint into the Fine Tip Applicator with a little bit of water just enough so that it’s not so thick. Let the doodling begin!!!

White paint and fine tip fineline applicator

Doodling with white paint

I then used the standard tip applicator with some TCW9002 Black Gesso and used it to draw some lines around the heart. For the heart I used TCW825 Love Frame stencil 6×6 with some acrylic paint.

Black gesso and standard tip applicator

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I also used the the Black Gesso applicator to go around the title of the page. The stencil I used for this was TCW795 Rustic Signs

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Here is a quick video showing how easy it is to these applicators

I have linked the applicators used to the Fineline Applicators website. Thanks for dropping by and I shall be back with more projects soon.

Farrel xx

 

Spread Your Wings Art Journal Page

Happy Thursday Everyone!! Today I am sharing my newest art journal page for The Crafter’s Workshop. I love how this page turned out, so bright and fun.

 

 

Let’s get to the tutorial!! To be begin, I used a page from an old dictionary and tore that page into strips. I used TCW9011 Gel Medium Matte to adhere to my art journal page.

Once the medium is dry, I then used a paint brush to apply some acrylic chalk paint.

Next I used TCW836 Texture Love stencil with TCW9001 White Gesso and acrylic paint to randomly add some patterns to my art journal. I used a sponge to apply the paint.

The next stencil I used was TCW832 Script Words

I used TCW9001 White Gesso and stamped with a lid to create some circles. Then used my spatula to create a line pattern.

I used archival ink and some different stamps to add more texture to the background.

I then decided to add some more stamped images. I used Distress Crayons to colour the images and to add shading. Here you can see I am using an aqua pen (water pen) to blend the crayon.

Thanks for dropping by and I hope you enjoyed my tutorial xx

 

My Happy Place Art Journal Page for TCW

Hello there my lovelies!!!! I am so glad to be back in the swing of things after having 2 months away recovering. I have missed creating and sharing my work with you all. So today I am sharing an art journal page I created for The Crafter’s Workshop using one of my favourite stencils from the new winter 2019 release!!! There is also a video at the end of the blog.

To begin with I trimmed some watercolour paper to fit my square Dylusions art journal. Then used Distress Oxide Sprays – Vintage Photo, Walnut Stain and Cracked Pistachio. I used my heat tool to dry in between colours and also sprayed some water to help the spray move around on my paper.

Next I sprayed Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide Spray onto TCW267 Ledger. Then I sprayed some water onto the stencil, flipped it over and flicked the remaining spray all over my paper.

I dried my paper with my heat tool, then using the same stencil and sponge dauber, I applied Distress Oxide Ink Walnut Stain.

Next I used TCW854 Layered Wallpaper and TCW9009 Black Modeling Paste to the corners of my page.

Once it dry, I then stamped Coffee Archival Ink and Darkroom Door Stamp Numbers Border. I also stamped another number stamp around the edges of the page using Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink.

I used Distress Oxide inks and sprays Cracked Pistachio, Mermaid Lagoon and Vintage Photo to stamp Darkroom Door’s Butterfly stamp. I wrapped some gold and white twine around the page, adhered the butterflies and finished off with some Tim Holtz stickers.

Below is the process video.

Thanks for dropping and I can’t wait to share my next project with you all soon

Farrel xx

 

Where There Is Love Art Journal – TCW

Hello Hello Hello!!!! Today I am sharing my latest The Crafter’s Workshop DT art journal page. This page is great if you want to create but don’t have a lot of time to do so. So let me show you how it was done.

The Crafter’s Workshop provided me with some product to create this project. The opinions I share are solely my own.

I started by painting TCW9002 Black Gesso as a border around the edges of my small art journal page. I then trimmed down a page from an old book and started to add some colour. I love the effect a rubber brayer gives on paper so I used that with Dylusions Paints in Lemon Zest, Squeezed Orange and Peony Blush.

Using those same colours, I used a make up sponge to TCW687s Positivity stencil. I used the triangles and the flower images of the stencil. I also used TCW9002 Black Gesso for a border.

Next I used TCW778 Free Swirl and TCW9019 Candy Apple Red Heavy Body Acrylic Paint to cover the the whole page.

Next I stamped some hearts and my sentiment onto white cardstock and used a baby wipe to add colour to the hearts. I used the same 3 paint colours for this as I did for the background.

Then to finish it off I used a black and white paint pen to draw a border around the edges.

Farrel xx