Save a Life of a Pen

*A guest post by Carolyn Dube.

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I did a good thing today. I saved the life of a pen. How? By calling upon my many many experiences with wet paint and ruined pens. Did I wait for the paint to completely dry? Don’t be silly. That would take patience. I used a pencil instead. Pencils can take a lot more abuse than my pens. The pen threatening art journal spread all started with this washi tape from Scotch. I loved the pattern so much I didn’t want to stop adding it to the page.

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That washi tape led me to the paint. Even after adding color, there was lots of white space left on the page! That’s a rarity for me. Enjoy the video as I share this page from start to finish.

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Carolyn Dube is an art adventurer and educator. Get in touch with the creativity inside yourself as she inspires with entertaining tutorials that invite you to play and laugh along side her. Join Carolyn on her blog, A Colorful Journey, on Facebook, and at Google+. Her stencils are available at StencilGirl Products and stay tuned for her four new DVDs coming out from North Light this fall.

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One Response to Save a Life of a Pen

  1. jean says:

    Carolyn is such a delight to watch and listen to!