Quick and Easy Artist Trading Cards Using Only Painted Backgrounds
Learn how to create backgrounds on demand to use as instant art.
It’s been quite the ride… 52 Book of Background pages that you can use as standalone art or for art journaling…finally done!
How to Make a Paint Drip Book Cover – Free How-to Video. Finally reaching the point of being able to make paint drip book covers for the Book of Backgrounds 2016 project was truly bittersweet.
Making a paint splatter flower garden book cover for all my book of background pages has got to be one of my favourites so far.
I wanted to create the flowers as little speech bubbles so I could write short inspiring words of the journey once it’s completed in phase two. Using printed papers in the background adds just enough interest from plain paint to something quite unique.
After creating 49 book of background pages, we finally get to make a stencil and collage book cover.
We’ve finally made it!
This will be the inside front cover so I can do a bit of writing on the inside about the journey. To keep things simple, you can use any heavy cardstock, masonite or corrugated cardboard. We’ll use printed paper as the background and stencil tinted modeling page for a simple accent. Keep the stencil and collage book cover simple as the embellishing will really make the page pop in phase two.