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    Art Journal: Like Confetti

    "I'm interested in having fun with ideas,
    throwing them up in the air like confetti
    and then running under them." Ray Bradbury

    here's the "before" shot, the background of alchohol inks, j. herbin fountain pen inks, stamped with gesso, plus correction tape to set up journaling spots


    9x12" art journal page, watercolor paper

    the "finished" page, with a little of everything

    journaled with an 005 sakura micron

    wrote about loving to work in too many mediums

    correction tape, neocolors, acrylics, stamps

    cuttings from art journal pages {see chopped and chopped ii)

    and a quote

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    Reader Comments (10)

    I think this is a fantastic page Tammy! It's bright, bold and full of movement, simply as a background... and then there's the very clever journalling spaces and all your squares! Brilliant and very inspiring! =)

    05.12.2011 | Unregistered CommenterRosie

    Wow, wow, wow, that looks sensational!

    05.12.2011 | Unregistered CommenterSam

    I love the colors! And what a cool idea to use the correction tape, I'll have to give it a try sometime!

    05.12.2011 | Unregistered CommenterJenna

    Fabulous idea to use the correction tape to mask journaling spots! Brilliant! This page is brilliant too! You know what a color junkie I am!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

    Brilliant art journal page - literally & figuratively! Fantastic idea to use correction tape! Did you just write on top of it when ready or did you remove it before writing? Curious in California
    PS...long time but quiet fan here! :) Michelle

    05.12.2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle Remy

    The correction tape is SO cool!! Add this on my 'to play with' list.

    Thank you everyone!

    It's amazing what can become of an impromptu purchase at an office supply store {correction tape}.

    Michelle, I put the correction tape on the page before anything else - that's the lighter white stripes. After using the inks etc. and I started journaling I realized I needed more space... so the more opaque white stripes are the correction tape added afterward. I didn't remove any tape.

    I've tried masking spots with masking tape and electrical and painters tape with mixed results.

    ~ Tammy

    05.12.2011 | Registered Commentergypsy

    Wowza! These brilliant colors are just want I need! I can always depend upon delightful surprises and inspiration when I visit here!! :) Such an inspired idea! Fabulous design and I love the quote! {I needed some eye candy because my soldier son is in your state awaiting a delayed flight, and the final leg of his journey home for R&R from Iraq.} Thank you!! ~Gratitude and Hugs!

    05.12.2011 | Unregistered Commenterstargardener

    I never thought of using correction tape for journaling spots. Genius! Especially over backgrounds that are difficult to work on.

    05.13.2011 | Unregistered CommenterZoe

    I love the colors!!! The correction tape idea is awesome.

    05.13.2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmber L.

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