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Monday
Apr092012

Altered Book: Stitched Goddess

pages from the noticing journal... an altered hardback turned journal

Here I used golden airbrush acrylics (i painted with them, didn't use an actual air brush - more about these here), liquitex gesso, golden fluid acrylics, pogo print of another art journal page (printed with a polaroid pogo printer), stitching with metallic embroidery floss. The darker patch in the center of the bottom photo is an acrylic "skin" -- to make a skin, let the acrylic dry in your palette and peel it off and cut it up and glue it to your page. 

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Reader Comments (7)

This looks really great, love your colors! And thks for the fun idea of the acrylic "skin", I'm certainly gonna try that!

04.10.2012 | Unregistered CommenterMakeArtBeHappy

Gorgeous. All my friends play here so I thought I would too! Love your work. xox

04.10.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCorrine

Acrylic pours! Oh, how that plays into my innate desire to pick at stuff until it peels. lol

04.10.2012 | Unregistered CommenterJazmin

I really love what you are doing in this journal. It's so colorful and bright. Great to try new stuff.

04.11.2012 | Unregistered CommenterLoes

I am loving looking at this, the textures are awesome! Love your site and so glad I found it ;)

04.12.2012 | Unregistered CommenterMyra

I love the look of blanket stitch, and making paint skins on my palette, though I need to use them!

04.23.2012 | Unregistered CommenterNatasha

Beautiful! I'd never thought of using the acrylic skin before.

05.1.2012 | Unregistered CommenterMariza

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