Today’s quick technique is making this fabulous grungy background!
Our example background is done on an art journal, but can be done on many surfaces!
We apply white gesso with a thin layer on all surface.
After dry, spray generously with water…
Then start the spraying, first with Cowabunga Copper
Then it is a little Azure Sea Asters
Mop up any extra with a paper towel or napkin, (or don’t).
Add more colors like Marigold Yellow Orange French Lilac Violet
Either spray the color on or unscrew the lid & splatter drops from the tube.
Water down a little gesso and splatter on, or use Sidewalk Chalk.
Blend some Poinciana Red Flame with water, gesso or a medium of your choice
Dribble that on your page.
After everything dried put a little Clear Crackle Texture Paste
Try different colors! Experiment and see what you get! You’ll be amazed!
You can leave it as is, or add more: a little heavy gesso through a stencil:
Then emboss through a mask Midnight Pewter Morning Glory Azure
This background! WOW!
Now spritz with water and add a little more Cowabunga Copper
Now add elements to create a beautiful project, or leave it as is!
Thank you for joining us! Now go out there and start experimenting!
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