Spark up a rhythm

Hello again,

This is the second page that I created in my art journal. I chose the lyrics “spark up a rhythm” from Jessie J’s song Domino.

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For my background I painted it with a paint dabber from ranger in a purple and pink color, blending them together. I used modelling paste through a flower stencil and used white gesso through a star stencil and a diamond stencil from Dyan Reavely’s dylusions collection to create texture. I used a number stamp from Tim Holtz as part of the background with a music stamp too, using my archival ink pad. For my lyric page, I painted watercolor paper with my spectrum AQUA watercolor pens and layered them on top of each other to create a 3D effect, and stamped my words with archival ink and bordered the paper with the edge of my ink pad. I cut out pieces of watercolour paper and cut an edge off them, creating small little embellishments that I painted with watercolour paint and stamped the musical stamp with to go with the background, using my ink pad to color the sides in black too.

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For my main picture page I drew fireworks on watercolor paper, sketching with a pencil and then finishing with a thin black pen from Graphik, I colored them with watercolor pens from spectrum AQUA and added white to the pictures with a Signo white gel pen. I drew white and black lines coming from my fireworks for effect using my Signo white pen and my Graphik black pen.

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