Ideas on Using Painted Papers
Here are some examples of ways I’ve used painted papers in art journals. I hope you find inspiration!
Cut circles and tree trunk shapes, gluing them on with matte medium and shading with paint,
plus strips of painted music glued on the bottom edge:
Cut out flower and nature shapes and then outlined the shapes with pen, twice:
All of the images in the journal page below (not including text ribbon) are collage pieces of painted papers and outlined with black and white pen:
Torn strips of painted papers shown here below. I shaded the edges with paint. The whitest paper was tissue paper I used to blot other papers. The bottom paper I bought and the middle leaf patterned paper was painted and then stamped with the leaf stamp:
Here is the opposite page of the journal shown above. I tore circles of painted papers for the flowers, gluing down with matte medium. When dry, I outlined them with gold pen.
Here is a detail view of a page where I just cut circles and leaf shapes, and outlined them for the look of hanging fruit:
Teardrop shaped painted music was glued on and outlined here:
Marbling many pages and gluing painted papers onto backgrounds of pages:
Side detail view of above journal:
Here is the Granada Journal and a bit of the process of using painted tissue paper:
Tissue Paper painted and torn or cut and glued onto the journal page.
After photos were added:
The page below features rectangle shapes of tissue paper glued onto the collage and painted page, and cut out vessels from the other painted papers glued on with matte medium:
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