Another one finished!
Like the Red journal, I started this nearly 3 years ago. It started its life as a blank, white-paged book but now…
“I wanna know where does love go to die…”
“You have to leak sometimes or you will explode.”
– Anjo. (my best friend)
This spread commemorates the day I took Nephew the 2nd to the annual Pirate Festival in Vallejo on Father’s day weekend.
Look like a mermaid, swear like a sailor.
“It’s such a waste to grow up lonely”
– John Mayer
When the game is over, the king and the pawn go in the same box
Some things I find on Pinterest but I don’t know who created it. I don’t know who wrote/said this.
“I am not afraid, I was born to do this.”
– Joan of Arc
“Whoever said that love was sweet drank a little too much whiskey baby.”
“Scar tissue that I wish you saw.”
– Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
– Maya Angelou
I’ve posted this before, but when one gets the opportunity to quote Wayne Campbell…
“In another life, darling, I’d do anything to be with you.”
– James Blunt
I’d heard about using other fibers in one’s art. This is my attempt at incorporating a used dryer sheet. Meh.
Don’t worry if you make waves simply by being yourself. The moon does it all the time.
“You’re not crazy for leaving, just crazy for staying so long.”
“I gave you all my energy and I took away your pain
‘Cause human beings are destined to radiate or drain
What line do we stand upon, ’cause from here it looks the same
And only scars remain”
You tried to drown my heart even after you had seen me swim.
Let your freak flag fly
“My heart is lost; the beasts have eaten it.”
“I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story. I will.”
– Amy Schumer
I’ve been hurt so bad and I still love so hard. I admire my heart for that.
“Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it.”
– R. H. Sin
I’m going to start using my EXTENSIVE collection of magazine clippings in my art more…
“If a girl wants to be a legend, she should just go ahead and be one.”
– Calamity Jane
I have traveled through madness to find me.
From an earlier story…
“I’m tired of being alone…so hurry up and get here.”
– John Mayer
“Happiness ain’t prison but there’s freedom in a broken heart.”
– Miranda Lambert
“I’ll learn masonry, carve stone,
plant a garden of my own
and make bliss among these ruins.”
– Effy Wild
You remember that:
“My perfect rock bottom, my beautiful trauma.”
“And now you only wanna make it out alive.”
Coloring sheets go in here when they end up being supercool:
“If you believe in nothing else
Just keep believing in yourself
There will be times of trouble
It’s gonna hurt like hell
This much I know all ends well
It all ends well”
– Alter Bridge
“I’m broken in the prime of my life
So embrace it and leave me to stray.”
– Imagine Dragons
Smokey was my “divorce kitten”…ya know…like, “Your parents are divorcing. Here’s a kitten.”
Horatio has already been introduced…
Right! So there are 4 more large books I’m working on…
I’ve set up my Journal 52 (prompts from 2017, but now MY 2019), so now I have to catch up for the first 7 weeks of the year…
I wonder what else I will do next?