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Wanderlust: two techniques

Series: Wanderlust 2021 #15 In a change from the inspirational art journal page that Kasia usually makes to introduce a new theme, this week she demonstrated two techniques that could easily be used to create silhouettes or more detailed work. Once again she used a picture of a person to work from and, once again,… Continue reading Wanderlust: two techniques

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Wanderlust: mini collages

Series: Wanderlust 2021 #14 The most interesting part of doing the Wanderlust classes is coming across new ideas, whether it's a product I haven't come across before, a technique I haven't used, or just a different approach to creating a page. I was vaguely aware of the existence of bleeding art tissue, but hadn't been… Continue reading Wanderlust: mini collages

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Wanderlust: planned serendipity

Series: Wanderlust 2021 #12 Planned serendipity seems like a bit of an oxymoron, but Carolyn's class is a blank-page-block breaker that creates the conditions for something interesting and unplanned to happen. The starting point is to pick a few (she suggests five) supplies without considering how they'll be used. I grabbed some acrylic paints that… Continue reading Wanderlust: planned serendipity

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Wanderlust: collection of ideas

Series: Wanderlust 2021 #10 When I started doing mixed media, I started collecting things. A variety of paints, pencils, powders and other ways of making marks and laying down colour. Then there are all the papers, patterned and plain, old books and maps, and digital versions of vintage papers ready to print out. And that's… Continue reading Wanderlust: collection of ideas