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DIY- Sizzix Journaling

Night Dreamer is my newest pages in my first art journal.  I know I keep saying how much I am enjoying journaling because it's true!  

It all started with my pages I gessoed black.  At first this was a great idea, then I felt it was a bad idea... then I went with it and I was beyond happy with it.


After the pages were painted all black I went back over with white gesso to create a hill effect and road.  Colouring with various green distress crayons for shading and lighting.  The sky has shades of blue and violet.


The cityscape is inked with Oxide and run through my Creative Station so I can easily adhere to the pages.  Pop the cityscape up with dimentionals.


Time for all the adorable traffic with cityscape.


Since there is extra ink on the mat grab another piece of watercolour paper and soak it up.  Added some more oxide for an intense colour.  Use the magnetic platform to keep your thinlits in place!  I cut the top off the truck... I have an idea!


I don't have the Cityscape Suburbia yet for all the cute fluffy trees.  Fear not... I can make foliage with my Wildflowers 2 die... TA DA!!!!


Well the removed portion of the back of the truck wasn't meant for the helicopter but this is where it ended up!  


I was on the fence about these Cityscape dies but I have to say I like!


EEP... be a dreamer!


Check out this busy little chopper flying through the starry night. 


I cut wildflowers to make us as trees.


Even lining the base of my cityscape.


ACK... here's why I cut the truck up.  It became a flat deck truck towing a wee commuter.  That's how the chopper ended up with the back of the truck box!


It's busy city!


I went from being worried how I could pull this black background off to loving it.


Thank you for check out my latest journal pages.  If you're a regular then thanks for putting up with me on these.  Have a crafty day.





A Vintage Journey- Magic of Three (oxide inks, distress crayons, gesso)
Mixed Media Monthly Challenge- What is your Super Power (that wee chopper is the super power of this page)


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