In our example, we used the edding 2185 gel roller in different metallic shades and in white. The template is available for you to download. Simply print out and place in position as required.
If the pages of your journal are relatively thin, you can simply trace over the template using a pencil to transfer it into your journal. Next, use the gel roller to outline all of the sections and lines of text. The gel rollers are also perfect for colouring in smaller motifs such as the pair of boots you can see here.
We’ve used various metallic colours for the headline, including blue metallic, red metallic and green metallic. It’s best to start by drawing the outline of the letters before colouring them in.
You can create beautiful effects with a perfectly-sized piece of brown paper. Stick it onto the page using washi tape and write on it with a white gel roller –your highlights for the new year, perhaps. Again, the metallic-coloured gel rollers are ideal for outlines and embellishments. Motifs that run across the brown and white paper are also highly effective as they create a link between the two sections.
Products and materials
- Journal or notebook
- Brown paper offcuts
- Washi tape
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