(Under) 2 Minute Background Technique

I’ve been experimenting with my iPhone recently, and discovered the free Ustream app which allows to me record videos and live shows with my phone. How cool is that? I’d really like to re-do this one, I was distracted (and stuffy) and it shows.

Super easy. Fabulously fast. Great for journals, or a layer on a mixed-media piece.  I think you’ll enjoy this faux batik, resist type background technique of mine; anyone can do it. Really.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 minutes of free time
  • Your art journal, or watercolor paper
  • A baby wipe
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Rubber stamp (or other object that leaves impressions)
  • Paint Brush/Water (optional)
  • Brayer (optional)

Products I used:

Easy peasy eh?

Artfully Yours,
Chrysti

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4 Responses

  1. Oh wow Chrysti…this is a great technique and I can’t wait to try it! What was even more fun though is hearing your voice!! Thank you.

  2. i love this! so quick and easy. i am always looking for easy techniques like this since i’m so pressed for time these days. thank yoU!

  3. love it ! thanks!

  4. That is sooo cool. And the video downloaded so quickly too. Usually I have to wait ages for You Tube vids (I don’t have the fastest broadband in the world).

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