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Journal Spilling

Mixed-media Techniques for Free Expression
Trout, Diana (Book - 2009)
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Go ahead-make a mess! There are no lines to stay inside of here. You're free to quiet your inner critic and spill color (as well as your thoughts) all over the page. Author Diana Trout offers a double-dose of encouragement for you to try out new techniques, to ask yourself new questions and to see how safe of a place your private journal can truly be. Whether you've been carrying around an art journal for years, or have been waiting for just the right push, in the pages of Journal Spilling you will learn new ways with mixed media as well as new insights about yourself. Step-by-step instruction will make the process easy and you'll explore such techniques as: Using salt, alcohol and wax paper as resists for watercolor "Spilling" color over your page with the help of watercolor crayons Creating unique lines and shapes with a fun ink-blowing technique Making secret pockets and flaps for storing wishes and private reflections Carving and stamping with hand-carved stamps, making your pages even more personal Getting out of a writing rut with prompts and inspiring exercises and much more Find out just how fulfilling using creative expression in your personal journal can be and let Journal Spilling be the friend to offer you support for each page you create.
Authors: Trout, Diana, 1956-
Title: Journal spilling
mixed-media techniques for free expression
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2009
Characteristics: 127 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Diana Trout
Contents: Welcome
Gathering supplies
Warming up
Stretch & spill
Plunge in
Lean into trust. Trust ; Inside my head : acts of destruction ; Lean into trust : the techniques. Color spilling ; Alcohol resist ; Salt resist ; Masking fluid resist ; Crayon resist ; Gel pen resist
Taming the critic. Inside my head : meet my critic ; Creative aid : spill writing ; My critic ; Taming the critic : the techniques. Gesso & water-soluble crayons ; Crayon & collage
Secrets & wishes. Wishing quilt ; Secrets & wishes : the techniques. Suminagashi ; Orizomegami ; Blowing ink ; Debossing ; Sewing paper ; Inside my head : gel-pen play ; Inside my head : song on the brain
My space. Personal landscape ; My space : the techniques. Collage spilling ; Carved stamps ; Alternative mark making ; Creative aid : drawing games
Lifeline. If I am not, who will be? ; Lifeline altered journal ; Lifeline : the techniques. Quotations page ; Textile paper ; Eyelets ; Tabs
Field trips. Field guides ; Field trips : the techniques. Inkjet transfer ; Water transfer ; Carbon paper transfer ; Wax paper resist ; Field trips traveling kit ; Creative aid : words for spilling ; Creative aid : quick & dirty prompts ; Creative aid : quotations
ISBN: 1600613195
Branch Call Number: 745.593 T861j 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Diaries Altered books Artists' books Scrapbook journaling Handicraft
Topical Term: Diaries
Altered books
Artists' books
Scrapbook journaling
LCCN: 2009011438
Publisher No: Z2926 North Light Books
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