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Mistakes Journal Page – What Happened

Today’s journal page started off well. I started with a Dylusions stencil and Liquitex Professional light modeling paste all over the page and left it to dry for an hour. 

 Things were going well. I broke out the Golden fluid acrylics and Liquitex acrylic inks and started playing again. Mixing colours, drying, adding more layers.  Then. Disaster struck. I moved my journal and bumped into the open jar of Liquitex green acrylic ink. I spilled ink all over my desk. (No, of course I didn’t get a picture. I was too busy scrambling to clean it up.)  

 It was a flood of green all over my desk, me, my journal, and the floor. I’ve been told I look like I’ve murdered a leprechaun. Sigh. Mistakes were made. 
 Well. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, right?  

 Materials Used: 

  • Liquitex professional light modeling paste
  • Dylusions stencil
  • Golden fluid acrylics
  • Artist loft fluid acrylics
  • Liquitex acrylic inks
  • Viva precious metal green
  • Viva inka gold
  • Stampendous crushed glass
  • Recollections micro beads
  • Golden heavy matte gel
  • Dylusions white spray ink

  In the words of Bob Ross, there are no mistakes, only happy accidents. 

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