Art journal techniques

Whole page steps
 http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2011/07/new-journal-page.html

Textured background
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-fun-journal-page.html



Stencil paste background technique
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/06/icad-2013.html



Credit card technique
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2011/06/new-journal-pages.html



Sponged gesso background
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2011/06/new-art-journal.html





Using stencils on a page
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2012/03/stencils.html



I show how I did the background for this page
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/08/a-background-idea-for-journal-page.html





Textured gesso background
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2011/09/new-online-course.html



Tissue paper background
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2011/07/inspiring-artists.html



A simple technique using a printed napkin/serviette.
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2012/02/journal-page.html



Using paint chips as the background
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2012/02/art-journalling-with-words.html



10 different lettering techniques I use
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2012/03/lettering-on-your-art-projects.html

How I use pencils to shade a face
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2012/01/blended-face.html



A simple watercolor shading technique
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/09/shading-with-watercolor.html



An unusual background technique using clear nail polish
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/06/nail-polish-technique.html

How I do a grungy style technique
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/07/grungy-technique.html



Using inks for art journaling
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/11/an-interesting-experiment-with-ink.html



Stitching on paper or card by hand
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2013/06/hand-stitching-on-cards.html




Using felt ribbon on a journal page or card
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2014/05/use-up-your-stash.html





How to find the image within a mess
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2014/03/experimenting-with-ideas.html






Using foil tape on a card or page
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2014/02/52-card-challenge.html






Using gesso through a stencil
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2014/01/inside-cover-page.html






A fun mixed media technique that could be adapted to a journal page 
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2014/01/mixed-media-fun.html


Textured gesso background and stamping
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/01/textured-gessoagain.html






Using book paper on a journal page
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/01/documented-life-project.html





What to do when a page isn't working.
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/01/try-try-try-again.html






Using post-it note masks with paint.
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/02/layers-of-paint.html






Another textured gesso technique.
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/04/textured-gesso-and-stamping.html








 Using fabric in an art journal.
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/05/using-fabric-in-art-journal.html







Using napkins for images on a page
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/11/a-new-journal-page.html

Doodling over a collage
http://artygirl2010.blogspot.com/2015/12/relaxing-with-doodles.html