Art Journal: the Cheshire Cat, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

This is page 3 of my Alice in Wonderland art journal where Alice meets the Cheshire Cat. All materials and links are listed below.

You can watch the full playlist on YouTube for the Alice in Wonderland journal here: Alice in Wonderland Journal Playlist YouTube

For this project I used the following materials:

For the background:
Watercolour Block Fabriano Artistico Extra White 12×18″ 140lb Hot Pressed (Hot Pressed means it is smooth paper)
Fine, medium and large watercolour brushes
Watercolour paints: Raw Sienna, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Indigo, Violet, Brilliant Green
Mixing palette
Two pots of water (one for cleaning brushes the other for mixing paint)
(Inexpensive watercolours and related materials can be bought from Hobbycraft)
PVA glue and old brush to glue elements in place

For the Alice image:
Alice in Wonderland stamps (try Etsy or Ebay for Alice stamps)
or download images for free from: John Tenniel free image download
Tracing paper and pencil
Fine black artists pen (that doesn’t smudge or bleed into the paper! I used Faber Castell)
Watercolour paints: Alizarin Crimson, Indigo, Raw Sienna, Cadmium Yellow
(Other materials as listed above)

For the Cheshire Cat
Tracing paper and pencil
Black artist pen (I used Faber Castell)
Watercolour paints: Raw Sienna, Alizarin Crimson, Indigo, Violet
(Other materials as listed above)

For the Mad Tea Party invitation and envelope
Cardboard cut to postcard size, corners rounded
Check pattern paper
PVA glue and old paintbrush
Alphabet stamps
Illustrations or stamps of teapot and cupcakes
Old envelope
Sweet Threads craft paper
Double-sided sticky tape

Art journal detail

Picture 2 of 4

Invitation to a Mad Tea Party

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