Saturday, 16 June 2018

You Can Never Have Too Much Happy

Hello Folks! Today's art journal page was inspired by Tracy Evan's use of bead gel on a beautiful bag, in this post. I love bead gel, and it's been a while since I used it.

This page was created in my gelliprint journal, and it's on the other half of yesterday's page, and started off with the same design. It's amazing how the two pages are so different. I added lots of layers, including the stencilled Liquitex bead gel, scrapings of DecoArt Crackle Paste, PaperArtsy Infusions, bubblewrap printing with acrylic paint, and some of the lovely Golden Iridescent Bronze acrylic.

I shall of course be linking my page to Gill's 'Inspired By' challenge at Art Journal Journey

Happy Saturday!

Alison xox


  1. WOW - that page rocks! Amazing - this bead gel really makes it special! Looks stupendous dear Alison! And yes - the wording says it all.....

    Happy weekend!
    So glad you shared another fab page with folk at AJJ!
    Much appreciated as you know!
    Hugs, Susi

  2. that IS so happy! love it.

  3. The textures on your page look amazing, the sort that would be if we had touchable abilities on our computer screens. Its a fantastic page with a great sentiment.
    Yvonne xx

  4. This is brilliant Alison - great colours and textures.
    xxx Hazel.

  5. I've never heard of bead gel, but the results are simply stunning. You used a lot more than the bead gel, though. It is one of those pages where your eye sees something new each time you look at it. So glad you shared it with us at Art Journal Journey.

  6. Fabulous page great sentiment and love the bead gel
    Carol x

  7. Gorgeous grungy artsy page Alison - the bead gel gives such fantastic texture. Yep - your absolutely right - you can never have too much happy :)
    Thanks, as always, for sharing what inspired you and joining in at AJJ.
    Hope your weekend going well.
    Gill xx

  8. I agree. And never have too much art either-if art is what makes you happy, as it makes me happy. Another fantastic color page! Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Hugs-Erika

  9. Beautiful, beautiful layers Alison! Great quote! Chrisx

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  11. Ooh, the headed headed gel looks fabulous! I've never heard of it before so I'll need to look into it some more 😉. The detail and textures on this page are beautiful! Wishing you a happy and creative new week! J 😊 x

  12. This is lovely Alison! I love the balance and color of your design and whole heartily agree with the saying. I hope you have a wonderful week!


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