I can’t believe it’s almost the end of the first month of 2017. It looked like yesterday when we just declared fresh start, a new beginning with new goals! To keep everyone in good vibes, I wanted to share the brush lettering designed journal and bookmark. I always need a new journal every year so I bought a blank kraft journal from the pound shop and customised it with an inspirational quote. This ‘Joie de Vivre’ (meaning: joy of living) inspirational journal will keep us inspired and optimist for all year long.
I’m obsessed with metallic paint! It’s a good alternative to add glam to your artwork. I brushed some metallic; gold or rose gold paint as your choice on the centre of the book. The metallic background also fills the area, it’s a good trick if you have short quotes.
Using watercolour brush pen and white watercolour paint, I started to contour the wording. I used the medium tip for the letters and small tip for spreading dots.
The set also comes with the bookmark which matches with the journal. This cute bookmark is perfect for stationery enthusiasts or bookworms. I started to adapt the design on watercolour card. You can also use card stock. Using the gold paint and medium size tip brush pen to draw the brush lettering. Then, I scattered some abstract dots using black paint.
Wait for a while so it dries. Then, cut accordingly and hole punch the top of bookmark to tie the small ribbon. Voila!