Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Drawing Inspiration From Stampendous and Faber-Castell - Blog Hop Day 2

Hello everyone! I hope you are enjoying the arrival of warm weather! :)

This week our fabulous Stampendous team is playing with the talented peeps over at the Faber-Castell! We're showcasing the Art Grip Aquarelles Watercolor Pencils, the PITT Pastel Pencils, and our very special guest Nathalie Kalbach will be featuring the Gelatos! There will be guest-starring roles by the PITT Artist Pens for doodling and drawing! Wait until you see all the colorful inspiration we have for you this week. We’ll be Blogging in Color!


Three Lucky Winners this week will get three sets of the PITT Pastel Pencils (red/yellow, blue/green, neutrals), a jar of Faber-Castell Chalkboard Paint, and $20 http://www.stampendous.com reward card to choose their favorite images to color! WOW… these winners must have a U.S. mailing address (official rules here!)… BUT WAIT - Aussie Fans – The Stencil Specialist has you covered again this time! One Australian Hopper will win a Stampendous Stamp, a Dreamweaver Stencil (LJ size customer choice), and one Dreamweaver Stencils Regular Embossing Paste. Amazing or what? :)

And here is my today's offering :). I created a happy butterfly journal page to write down my happy future (planned) endeavours :).

Colourful butterflies art journal page

Supplies I used:


Faber-Castell PITT Artist Big Brush pens: Pink Madder Lake, Dark Chrome Yellow, May Green, Cobalt Green; PITT Pastel Pencils NEUTRALS

Other media: DecoArt acrylic paints or similar (white, gold, black, light yellow, citron green, bubblegum pink); Tsukineko/Imagine Crafts ink refils: Electric Coral, Electric Yellow, Electric Green, Electric Orange, StazOn Mini Emerald City and Cactus Green inks

Plus: Mini Cubist stencil, brayer, water brush, plastic bottle caps (varying sizes), building mega blocks (toys), 

Instructions:
1. Trim the white card to A5 size. Create a background using Creative Palette Rectangles and a brayer, paints, ink refils, building blocks and the stencil.
2. Using Cactus Green ink stamp the square pattern using the stamp included with your Creative Palette.
Stamp PenPattern Flutter butterflies with Emerald City ink.
3. Colour in using PITT pens and a water brush, leaving a large block of 'white' space. Add shading with the PITT pastel pencils.
4. Using paints and bottle caps stamps several circles in white, black and gold as shown and add shading with a chalk pencil.
5. Using Tuxedo Black ink stamp Journal Lines Perfectly Clear™ Stamps in the 'white' space. Add finishing touches to the edges with Cling Marks Set.

Playing today:

Enjoy all the fantastic inspiration on the participating blogs and don't forget to share some commenting love to be in with a chance of winning some amazing crafty goodies! Thank you for stopping by today!

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39 comments:

craftymom205 said...

Great journal page.

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Dee Ann Matthews said...

The butterfly is ideal for journaling inspiration -beautiful color combination.

Susan Falkler said...

I love the chalky pastel look of the background.

Joan V said...

Oh my goodness, this is just so beautiful. (I wouldn't want to write on this, LOL.) I have been eying that butterfly image for some time, well guess I really need it now. Thanks for all the directions.

Michele Henderson said...

Wow! I love he pretty, soft coloring of your card! Just beautiful!

Lyn Bernatovich said...

This journal page is so cheerful with a whimsical feel! Love it!

Pamellia Johnson said...

What a beautiful page Joanna! The colours are so amazing and I love your blending around and on the butterflies! So gorgeous! hugs :)

Pam Beatty said...

The butterflies are gorgeous! I love the softness of this piece.

Carolina Kathy said...

Love your journaling page with so many different items used for the background!! Thx for sharing your amazing creativity!

D.Ann C said...

Love your journal page and the fab color scheme!

Ruby Craft said...

I love this! It is so playful and fun. The butterflies are adorable. Love your textures and selection of colors. Makes me want to come up with a fantastic plan of my own.

Kailash said...

Absolutely stunning page, love the color palette. Thanks so much for the inspiration!!!
I'm from Illinois!!!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the butterflies - fun and colorful.
Who says a planner page has to be boring.
thanks for sharing a great page.

Brandi R said...

Gorgeous page. Fabulous colors and LOVE those butterflies! ♥

BurningRubber said...

That is such a gorgeous journal page! I love the way you colored it.

Barbara said...

Yes, this is definitely a happy page. Imagine opening the journal to this page - makes you smile.

Gina Furman said...

What a pretty piece! A great way to preserve an idea so you can see it later on when you have accomplished it! Such pretty stamps and colors too. TFS

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

So beautiful. I love those colors together. TFS

Stampendous said...

This is a favorite journal page. There is a lot of texture visually and plenty of room for writing, just love how this looks! Thank you for the great page idea!

Carole @ From My Carolina Home said...

So pretty and creative. Thank you for sharing.

Judy said...

Nice journal page. Love the overall design and the colors and images. Thanks for sharing.

Greta said...

Beautiful & artistic!

Greta said...

Beautiful & artistic!

Christina Furner-Webber said...

What a great idea! Beautiful page, love the colors!

Liz Lumsden said...

Pretty, pretty butterflies! Such lovely colors, thanks for sharing.

Jean said...

Just so pretty!

Jade Passmore said...

Love this! The butterflies are awesome.

Ros Crawford said...

Beautiful and whimsical! As it happens I just ordered from Stampendous!

Fe Orot Mejia said...

It's so nice I don't think I'd want to write on it. Great job.

Lisa S. said...

Pretty indeed! Love the colors you chose and the butterflies are so cheerful. xx

Amanda Rhodes said...

I love the butterflies and the coloring!

Joi at RR said...

I am always excited when I see your name Joanna and you didn't disappoint me!! This is really love and fun. THANKS BUNCHES for sharing. j.

Sue D said...

This is so cute and cheerful. Love the colors and the butterflies.
Sue in Ohio

Pammejo said...

Beautiful journal page!!!

Jean Bullock said...

What a delightful page. I love the background and the wonderful butterflies. Well done.

Diane said...

Pretty~pretty~pretty...love your journal page!!

barbara macaskill said...

Magical! Yummy! Fun! Three words to describe how awesome this is! LOVE the softness of the colors and the whimsical nature!! TFS!

TracyM #6773 said...

WONDERFULLY WHIMSICAL journal page Asia!!!
LOVE your butterflies and background!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

LChippy76 said...

Butterflies are one of my FAV's!!!
Loving the pastel colors!!!

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