Monday, March 21, 2016

Crazy Birds

I had some fun with the birds stampset by Katzelkraft and Deco Art Media Misters in my art journal.

DECO ART products used: Media misters in Primary Magenta and Primary Yellow, Shimmer Mister in Turquoise. Gesso, Glass paint marker in white.

Other produscts used: bird stamps by Katzelkraft, dvd marker in black, swirl stamps, Archival jet black ink pad, Derwent coloursoft pencils and a waterbrush, Uniball signo gel pen in white, scissors and glue. Mister filled with water, Kitchentowel, ruler.

The journal is the small Dylusions journal from Ranger

First gesso both pages and let dry, next spray a little water on the right page and use the misters, add a bit of spary water if needed, colours will start running. Close the book (yep go ahead it's not that scary)  open it again and you will see both pages are now covered in mister ink.  Let it dry a bit and use kitschen towel to dab off excess paint and let the pages dry.

Meanwile take a piece of white cardstock and stamp the birds, use pencils to colour them and cut them all out.

When page is dry take a ruler and draw the line using the black dvd marker (I found out they write on acrylic paints very well but a Sharpie will work too I guess).  Stamp the birds on the line (because some parts of the stamp are very detailed you won;t be able to cut them out of the coloured ones, when that happens you will have the stamped image on the page for the missing parts)

Glue the birds on and write the sentiment with the black marker and the white gel pen.

Stamp the swirls in black and use the white glass paint maker for some accents.

see how I made the background in the video here

I will enter the follwing challenges:


  1. Love your colourful birds and your quote is totally spot on for my morning. Thanks for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

  2. Love these crazy birds and feel for the poor upside down fellow that is usually me LOL Colors are fabulous! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month! Nanette, DT

  3. Love ,love,love...the background is gorgeous and those birds are fabulous...
    A great entry for our challenge this month over at Altered Eclectics...x

  4. I love this so much, the background is fabulous and I love the crazy birds, thank you for sharing with us at Altered Eclectics.
    xxx Hazel.