Monday, 30 September 2013

From Cardmaking to Art Journaling Lesson 6 with a prize!

I am back with another From Cardmaking to Art Journaling lesson. In this lesson I use oil pastels to create a background and then add a silhouette focal image. There is a prize up for grabs again this month and I will choose a random winner. Here is the prize:

Here is the lesson video:

Cardmaking to Art Journaling Lesson 6 from miss craft mad on Vimeo.

Here is my page:

All you have to do is create a page inspired by the techniques I use in the video. I look forward to seeing your creations. You have until midday on 30th September to share your project.

I am going to enter my page into:
Totally Gorjuss: Texture
Crafty Calender: Anything Goes
Balzer Designs: Share your Journal page
Artists in Blogland: Show and Tell
Art Journal Journey: Less is More!


  1. woohoo! something to look forward to with coffee in the am! x Loving your page! x

  2. I always enjoy your videos Clare.. what a fab card--what an interesting technique .. I will give this a try..
    thank you for sharing this!
    xxx Susi

  3. Hi Clare, thanks for stopping by my blog today. Love that art journal page x

  4. Love your page! Your video is fab too!
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge this month!
    Lynne x

  5. Love those gorgeous black flowers - great contrast on a great page!

  6. Amazing video thank you.

    I have had a set of oil pastels for a long time but didn't know how to use them properly. Can't wait to try this background

    Chrissie x

  7. great tutorial, thanks for showing me how to use my oil pastels x

  8. Look at you with all these wonderful videos...difficult to accomplish, so big kudoes! Love the squares in this background, and the border is awesome! Great technique and gorgeous card!

  9. beautiful card with a perfect quote!
    Groetjes Karin

  10. I've missed some lessons!!! NO! Rectifying this immediately! HUGS, Mynn xx

  11. LOVE this ombre effect! My DH has turned over his oil pastels and so I'll be making a few pages with this technique! Thanks for the tutorial and for letting me know it was up!!! :) Mynn xx

  12. thank you dear Clare for showing my piece in the showcase!

    I think you should also link your great post to our this month theme of
    less is more over on
    I think this Mixed Media piece fits great!

    would be fab!

  13. Great sentiment and I love the bold black flowers. Great background too. Tracy x

  14. lovely Layout Clare, Hugs

  15. I love your page, Clare. So bright and vivid. The quote is so right!

  16. Brilliant tutorial Clare, and I love your page. Must get out my oil pastels!

  17. What a great share! Love your art journal page! Thank you for visiting my blog! Enjoy the weekend!

  18. Hi clare, just linked my AJ page here. I liked your video, used the same technique, which I never tried before.
    thanks for inspiration :)

  19. The black flowers are great! Love the sentiment!


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