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Monday, January 4, 2016

Traveling Vellum Journal page

  Recently I signed up with a group to participate in a traveling journal from Clearprint.
 The gig was to be sent a journal,create a page and send it back to home-base to travel to the next artist. As a thank you,Clearprint sent along an extra journal for me to keep~
Thank YOU Clearprint!

 I have to tell you that working on this paper is dreamy!! So soft and smooth;the paint,pens and pencils just glide over the surface! And it takes erasers extremely well! I would not have guessed that you could use all sorts of media on this paper, but I have to tell you,my page is proof!
Besides the micro pens,Stabilo pencils,watercolors and DecoArt acrylics,I even was able to double emboss with my beloved Lindy's embossing powders!
 Here is my page...










When you are out checking out new art supplies, treat yourself to a Field book or Journal- I guarantee you'll love it!!
In case you were about to ask,Clearprint did not pay me to say these things,my own honest evaluation here!




Products used:
Inspirations for my picture are from Gecko Galz~
Stabilo Black Pencil
Micron Black Pens .05 &.01
Medieval Gold
Empress Gold
Splendid Gold
Venetian Gold
Paper Artsy~Metallic Glaze
Angel Wing's Mauve
Silver Moon Orchid
Watercolors in Flesh tones and Magenta




Thanks for visiting~
sending wishes for a beautiful week!!
Namaste'
Jackie ")

25 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

What a wonderful page you have created, love the colours. Have BIG fun with your new journal, it sounds very interesting. Keep warm, stay well, hugs, Valerie

~*~Patty S said...

Oh what a gorgeous goddess you created...she is an absolute beauty Jackie!!!
You have so many talents.
I am drawn to her beautiful lotus 'crown' very much too.
What a fun swap this must be.
Happy New Year!
oxo

Joi at RR said...

Ok so.... I'm in total AWE Jackie. Wow. Your gal is INCREDIBLE WONDERFUL. Love the colors and she is just truly lovely. Happy New Year to you sweet gal!! j.

Win Dinn said...

What a gorgeous page, Jackie - this is going to be a dynamite swap I can tell. Love working on vellum, and that translucent light one achieves! xo

Gaby Bee said...

Beautiful journal page, Jackie! Love the vivid colors you've used!

Gaby xo

froebelsternchen Susi said...

OMG - Jackie this is absolutely ADORABLE!!! Fabulous face!
Thank you for all your lovely comments always! You are such a Sweetie!
Yea we got also snow today.. and it's incredible cold since 3 days!
Winter finally arrived.... no doubt!
Wishing you all the best for the new week!
oxo
Susi

butterfly said...

What a lovely thing to do - and how lovely for the next artist to see this amazing face shimmering at them when they receive the journal. Wonderful!
Alison xx

Karenliz Henderson said...

Gorgeous gorgeous page. Love it.

Bev said...

A wonderful page love your girl and will check out the journal thought we have to wait forever till the come to Australia lol

Annette said...

she is beautiful and the double embossing is perfect, never heard of them but will check them out. Have a great creative week my dear xoxoxo

Julie Ann Lee said...

What a gorgeous journal page! You have really excelled yourself, Jackie. I love the idea of journaling in a little group like this - ever since I read True Colors - one of my favourite inspirational arty crafty books. xx

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

She is lovely, with her golden locks and big eyes. I've never heard of those journals, but will be sure to check them out sometime. Blessings!

Candy C said...

Your page is beautiful, Jackie. I enjoyed reading your blog post and your opinion of Clearprint's journal. I will have to try it sometime. Your girl is wonderful! You did an awesome job with the face and hair...so difficult!

Michele said...

Oh Jackie this is really stunning, I love it! Thanks for your inspiration. Maybe I'll get myself a clearprint for my birthday next month! xo

Michele said...

Oh Jackie this is really stunning, I love it! Thanks for your inspiration. Maybe I'll get myself a clearprint for my birthday next month! xo

Zsuzsa Karoly-Smith said...

Sublime! The image is almost translucent! I think I know that type of paper with the vellum finish. My Strathmore journal has something similar and it's incredibly smooth and silky and doesn't warp under wet media like watercolour paper.

Uuna Syrjäsuo said...

She is very beautiful! I am glad You have found so nice paper. I can see the feeling.

Thank You for Your surprise, it came yesterday. Long way takes much time. It is very beautiful.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow Jackie, this is just gorgeous! What a talented lady you are and a beautiful lady you created! I hope you had a wonderful New Years! Here's to another year full of love, laughter and crafting! hugs :)

Darlene Campbell said...

Jackie, you really surprised me with this one. You captured radiance and a translucent quality that really works with this lady. Congrats. Exciting to hear about all your new creative adventures. I have this sketchbook on my wish list. Thanks for telling me about it. Hugs-Darlene

aimarii said...

This page of yours is so beautiful. You have created the real beauty. I think this is the goddess of winter.
What kind of winter there is. Just now we have F -27.58 (C -33.1)

Curtains in My Tree said...


I have never heard of those journals however will look for them
I do have vellum paper which I used for a couple cards this Christmas season
Thanks for the info
Your lady is beautiful and you are such a great artist

I just try to be artsy fartsy LOL

Dorthe said...

And another wonderful goddess, Jackie , fantastic colours and embossing of the lotus,
A beautiful face.
Dorthe, x

denthe said...

That is weird: I really thought I had left a comment here already but I can't find it.... Mind you, lately I'm multitasking so much that I hardly remember what I'm doing ;-) Anyway, that journal sounds like a dream to work in, and the result is great as well. Beautiful golden lady. She reminds me of a lion!

Angela Radford said...

Beautiful lady Jackie. The journal idea sounds great especially as they sent you one too. There are definitely journals and journals and I'm sure you know what I mean. Personally I love the Dylusions one's as the paper is great for all kinds of paint and pens. Many thanks for the visit to mine and happy crafting, Angela x

Electra said...

Wow, lovely, I adore the flower!!