For today's Smudgy Antics DT inspiration I have used Smeared Ink stamps from the Rubber Club Past Offerings sets:
I will also be entering this art journal page into the Smeared and Smudged January Art Journal Challenge - Skulls. You can find this challenge HERE.
Dirt Covered Deets
Page was started with brush and Black Gesso. Let dry.
Used skull stamp from Morte on left side and stamped with Versa Mark ink. Crushed Curry Embossing Powder over stamped images and then heat set.
Raven, from Quoth The Raven set, was inked with Silver Encore ink and randomly stamped all over page.
Heart, also from Quoth The Raven set, was inked with Crushed Curry ink and randomly stamped all over page.
Then used a small brush with White Gesso to make eyes, nose, teeth, and light outline of skull. Let dry.
Journaling pen to outline skull and features. Then wrote a bit of "The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe.
"The unendurable oppression of the lungs - the stifling fumes from the damp earth - the clinging to the death garments - the rigid embrace of the narrow house - the blackness of the absolute Night - the silence like a sea that overwhelms the unseen but palable presence of the Conqueror Worm - these things, with the thoughts of the air and grass above..."