Saturday, 24 January 2015

Take Me Deeper: Transform Submissively

The theme for week 3 of Take Me Deeper has been about submission and although I had done the background of the pages in my journal quite early on, it has taken all week to submit to the journaling.

Firstly I tore up some pieces from an old map and stuck them to the page and covered them with a thin layer of gesso.



Then I dry brushed two colours of acrylic paint over it.  I added some copper coloured paint when the blue and green had dried.

Using two colours of  Distress ink I stencilled on the top  using 3 different stencils.

I drew the journaling boxes and put a thin coat of gesso so I would be able to write on top.

I stamped the letters with Ranger Archival Ink and coloured them in with a black Glaze pen.  This photo shows just one coat of the Glaze.

If you allow the Glaze to dry you can do another coat on top.  This actually has 3 coats.  I had wanted to use my turquoise Glaze pen but it had dried up!  When you put 3 coats on like this, it looks as though you have enamelled it.

I drew round the black Glaze with a white pen and added some white elsewhere on the page. I wrote my journaling.  I printed out the verse, cut it up and edged it with Distress Ink before sticking it down.

Onwards to week 4!  See you next week.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice



2 comments:

  1. Bernice- this is beautiful. I haven't tried the glaze pen before I'll have to try that. I love the colors. Do you need to put a sealer on the distress inks or would they smudge? Thanks

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  2. Just stopped by to refresh myself on the magazine transfer technique we did back in the Attitude of Gratitude journals a couple years ago! Happy to read about the new Christian group you've begun!
    I LOVE this journal page on submission! One topic we don't hear nearly enough about as it is integral to every part of Christianity!

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