You Are Worthy by Claire Stead

We have a special treat for you today! Our DT member, Claire Stead has created an absolutely gorgeous, 2-page art journal spread featuring Shana Bebeklis’ Happy Scraps pack:
And she shares her step by step tutorial:
  • I started by using one the new Artist Series packs by Shana Bebeklis called Happy Scraps.
  • I adhered some of the collage paper from this pack to my background using matt medium. Once it dried, I painted over it and created an ombre effect using bright pink to deep blue paints. Then I did some “reductive stenciling” by removing some of the paint through a stencil using a baby wipe. This allowed the collage paper to show through.
  • Next, I added more stenciling to my page by using the same stencil with some pale lilac acrylic paint.
  • I drew wavy lines across the center of my page using the “nib” of the tops of my acrylic paint bottles, turquoise and peacock blue. 
  • I also added some white splatters to the page. 
  • Then, I cut out hearts from the Happy Scraps pack, adhered them to white paper, and added them to my page – across the previously added lines of paint.
  • Finally, I chose some words from Tamara LaPorte’s Fabulous Faces pack to finish my project.

Here is another look at Claire’s stunning project:

Wow, Claire! This is amazing!! Thank you.

She used the following packs:

Shana Bebeklis Happy Scraps

Tamara Laporte Fabulous Faces


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