Create Journal Pages Easily With 20 Fabulous Resources For You To Try
This is a fab course on mixing acrylic paints available over on Craftsy, it covers everything from choosing the right types of paint to mixing clean secondary and tertiary colours and everything in between.
I took this course during my 7-day free trial of the Craftsy subscription platform, called MyBluPrint , and I loved every minute of it. I didn’t take art at school for very long so I’m taking art classes regularly. Mixing colours has been one of my favourites because it was fun to make a complete mess! Finally, learn everything you need to know about colour mixing ==> Take this course for Free!!
2. Acrylic paint techniques for beginners on the Craftsy Blog
I love acrylic paints, they are super easy to use (and clean up after) and the heavier ones can be layered up to add lots of lovely texture to your work.
This post by Jessie over on the Craftsy Blog covers all the basics on getting started with acrylics, so it is a great resource for beginners and anyone who maybe could do with a little refresher course.
3. An Art Journal Page from start to finish by Julie Kirk
So, everyone likes a look behind the scenes right? That is exactly what Julie has done here!
In this post Julie outlines the process of how she creates her journal pages and outlines the simple steps that you can follow to create journal pages of your own that look fab!
4. Basic Painting Strokes video tutorial from FlowerPatchFarmhouse
Pamela over at Flower Patch Farmhouse has made an awesome tutorial video and a post to accompany it covering basic brush strokes.
The instructions are super easy to follow and with Pamela’s help you will have these basic brush strokes mastered in no time.
5. Art journal backgrounds for kids from ImaginationSoup
Not just for kids! Melissa from Imagination Soup has gathered 6 easy art journal backgrounds for kids that look so good that it would be a shame if I didn’t include them.