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Gelatos Art How-To for Misting and Rubbing Techniques

Each month artist and Copic instructor Michelle Houghton looks at a particular medium and one or more ways to help you add this medium to your scrapbook layouts, as artists from the Creative Team at Get It Scrapped add inspiration to fuel your imagination and get you scrapping. Last month I explored using Gelatos to […]

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How to handwrite in shapes on your scrapbook and journal pages

by Michelle Houghton Sometimes, for something fun and different, I like to write my journaling in shapes—not just in a circle but spiraling around the edge of a circle or other shape. It isn’t practical for reading—the reader always ends up upside down and backward trying to read around the loops—but it adds a fun […]

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How to make circle journal spots for your scrapbook and journal pages

by Michelle Houghton OK, I love these little guys!  I love the frame the circle creates around my journaling.  Circles will come in at the end of the steps but grab a scrap piece of paper first and do some practicing. You know what I’m going to say: “Get your elbow off the table.” With […]

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How to apply inspiration from Vincent van Gogh to your art journal pages.

by Dina Wakley Using Brushstrokes Inspired by van Gogh Van Gogh’s directional brushstrokes are a visual force. What you don’t realize about van Gogh’s work until you stand in front of it at a museum is that the paintings are more than just visual. They have a tangible texture that moves the eye. They have […]

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