Art Journal with Blended Water Color Technique

Art journal 3 with blended water color technique - Marjie Kemper

I’ve been experimenting a lot the past few days with Tim Holtz’s June 2014 Blended Water Color technique.

Art journal with blended water color technique - Marjie Kemper

Clicking the link above will take you to Tim’s tutorial.  Here are a few close-ups.  I went really old school with these foam alphabet stamps!

 Art journal with blended water color technique - Marjie Kemper

Lots and lots of layers of color using stamps and stencils.

Art journal with blended water color technique - Marjie Kemper

Ironically, right after I finished this spread I saw this video on Facebook and I thought it was really powerful, so I’m sharing it here.


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  1. I have those same foam stamps! 🙂 QVC special a million and half years ago. Great page, Marjie.

  2. I love this technique, haven’t tried it in a while. Wonderful journal page. Thanks for sharing the video too.

  3. Love the pages, all that glorious color overlapping. xox

  4. Stunning spread, Marjie! Love all the colors and the foam alphabet stamps are so cool! Hugs, Sandra

  5. A great message in both your art AND the video Marjie! Thanks for sharing…. xx

  6. Love those effects on your page Marjie! And, what a fab little video! TFS! xx

  7. What stunning effects you’ve created with the watercolour technique – I adore the inky blotches and blending. Time is still somewhat lacking this end, so I hope to be back for the video – looks like I could use it!!
    Alison x

  8. So fun seeing all the designs and colors and layers in this Marjie. And what a great little video. Those kido’s came up with some neat designs when given “time”! So did YOU! j.

  9. Beautiful spread and brilliant video.

  10. I just loveeeeeeeeeee this! GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  1. […] Here’s another page made with Tim Holtz’s blended water color technique.  You can see the first one here. […]