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Art Journaling For Beginners #3 - Painted Backgrounds

Angelique Noll, Writer and Illustrator

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7 Videos (17m)
    • AJ03 00 Intro

    • AJ03 01 WatercolourSupplies

    • AJ03 02 WatercolourTechniques

    • AJ03 03 AcrylicSupplies

    • AJ03 04 AcrylicTechniques

    • AJ03 05 UnstructuredSupplies

    • AJ03 06 UnstructuredTechniques


About This Class

Join me in this class where we use acrylic and watercolour paints, as well as a few other non-paint mediums, in a variety of ways to create interesting backgrounds. The idea is that a plain white page can be incredibly daunting, so putting something on it is a good way to get your creative juices flowing. Once you've collaged or painted something on your page, it's no longer such an intimidating blank space to create on. In fact, the messier you make your background, the easier it is to create on it afterwards;-)

Happy art journaling!

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Lots of wonderful fun ideas!
A great introduction for those of us who don't know what to do with paints but want to use them anyway;-) Thanks!
Great ideas! I feel inspired to grab my art journal and start messing around;-) Thank you.





Angelique Noll

Writer and Illustrator

Hello, I'm Angie!

I'm a writer and illustrator currently living in Auckland, New Zealand. I write daily blog articles on the topic of writing and creativity in general for my website as well as for various other publications as a guest blog writer.

I also paint on a daily basis, and work in my creative journal or just simply write with plain ol' words on lined paper - longhand;-)

When I'm not writing or painting/drawing I'm developing courses, and I teach a weekl...

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