image progression: affirmations journal • beautiful

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Golden fluid acrylics applied with the narrow side of a foam brush on a slightly damp surface and misted with a spray bottle.
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More acrylic paint layered on with finer detail once the first layer dried.
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Found paper applied to the surface with matte medium, and stencil use.
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More found imagery and papers applied to the surface once the previous layers dried.
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Drawn details added using Faber-Castell India ink markers.


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“I am beautiful” • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018
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“I am beautiful” (Detail image) • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018
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“I am beautiful” (Detail image) • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018

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