I'm back for part 3 of my Wizard Journal Series.
Today's journal is Ravenclaw inspired!
Ravenclaw's colors are:
- Deep blue
- Light grey
- Yellow Ochre
- Metallic Silver
After gesso'ing the front and back of the journal, I painted the covers deep blue.
After drying, I added a thick coat of Jo Sonya's crackle medium and allowed that to air dry.
I did achieve a little 'crackle effect' but not as significant as I would have liked.
But when compared to the inside of the covers (no crackle medium applied), you could really see and feel the difference.
When all was dry, I rummaged through my cutting dies and decided on a frame and 2 sized of feathers. I die-cut them out of card board and double layered them for a raised effect.
The final step was adding Deco Art Venetian Gold around the edges in a thick application and then heating till 'bubbling' with a heat gun to give a textured gilded feel.
The inside of the covers were just painted cleanly with the gold.
You can watch my process video HERE.
I hope you enjoy.