Create a Vintage Art Journaling Page - Book of Backgrounds 2016 Number 22

Do you enjoy creating vintage art journaling pages?

I love, love, love creating vintage art journaling pages and even in my mixed media art, which makes this video lesson so flexible.

You an adapt this to almost anything.   You will learn how to create a vintage art journaling page using collage, multiple transparent layers of paint, stenciling & vintage antiquing to make a colour rich, vintage styled background that feels like leather.

Background Type:

  • back page from the magazine spread used in Book of Backgrounds #17

Palette: DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics

  • Titanium White – DMFA39
  • Titanium Buff – DMFA38
  • Hansa Yellow Light – DMFA16
  • Hansa Yellow Medium – DMFA50
  • Yellow Oxide – DMFA47
  • Cadmium Orange Hue – DMFA15
  • Cadmium Red Hue – DMFA04
  • Green Gold – DMFA14
  • Raw Umber – DMFA37

Prep and Mediums

  • DecoArt Media White Gesso – DMM18
  • DecoArt Media Matte Medium – DMM20

Collage Material

  • printed tissue or paper scraps

Stencils

  • DecoArt Andy Skinner Mixed Media Stencils, Burning Rubber – Andy01

Brushes:

Royal Aqualon

  • 3/4″ & 1″ Wash Glaze – R2700
  • #8 Round – R2250

Royal Soft-Grip

  • #8 Bristle Bright – SG1425

Royal Clear Choice

  • 3/8″ short flat (orange handle) – 1112

General Supplies:

  • Royal Brush Square Brush Basin – RD325
  • Royal Essentials Palette Paper – RD358
  • Royal Palette/Painting Knife – LG2
  • Royal 1″ Foam Brush – RFOMW-4
  • No-Stick Mat (Currently using the Unstick Arts & Crafts Sheet)
  • Mister Bottle Filled with Water
  • Paper Towels
  • Baby or Kitchen Wipes
  • Kitchen cloths (for dry rub application)
  • Heat Gun
  • Cosmetic Sponge
  • Wax Paper
  • Scissors

Manufacturers

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