Art Journaling with Gelatos

Art Journaling with Faber Castell Gelatos (Marjie Kemper)

Thanks for coming by today. I’m happy to have a new art journal page to post. I’ve taught in four different states in the last four months, and that makes creative time quite limited. Don’t get me wrong, it was a real pleasure to meet so many people (and connect with so many, personally) and share my love for creating, but it’s great to be back home for a few months and have time to make art, too.

This one’s made with Faber Castell Gelatos and a gorgeous face image from StencilGirl Products, designed by Andrea Matus Demeng. The border is a Dyan Reaveley stamp and the word is cut from a fabulous but ancient roll of bookbinding tape. Linking to Art Journal Every Day.


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Your comments are very much appreciated!


  1. I absolutely LOVE the colors of this Gelatos piece. They are so vibrant. I have never used Gelatos, but I’m more curious than ever, now that I have seen the great color they give.
    Thanks for sharing your work and ideas.

  2. jackie p neal says:

    Beautiful colors Marjie! Those gelatos make the page look so seamless and creamy!

  3. Brilliant use of the Gelatos. I have a few, 3-5, but tend to overlook them.
    That is a fabulous stencil.

  4. This is very nice! Maybe one day you will teach a class on how to effectively use Gelatos? I have several but have been a bit lax to use them….

  5. Love the quiet layers in this page – it encourages looking, looking, looking!

  6. Love how you used those gelatos, Marjie! I do have some and of course unopened or loved! Gorgeous page!

  7. Oh my, this is gorgeous, it has a wonderful ethereal quality to it… Anne xx

  8. Gorgeous page Marjie! x

  9. Gigi Black says:

    That’s a real show stopper. Great job.

  10. I’ve never been much of a lover of orange or yellow, but I really love your latest journal page Marjie! The orange and yellow really look good together, and I just love the big stamp!

  11. it is so rich Marjie!! i love it!!!

  12. Gorgeous gorgeous colours and the face is a perfect fit. So wonderfully vibrant. Tracy x

  13. Beautiful work Marjie, and great to have some art time just for yourself!!

  14. Wowwwwwwwwww! This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!!!