Art Journal

Journal 52 2015

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Yes, I am doing this now too. Perhaps more than last year, perhaps not.
Week 9…Artistic Restraint

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Black, white & red. Watercolor,  acrylic,  scrapbook paper, and sakura gel pens.

Week 11…Just Write.

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Cheap Artist Loft butterfly stencils, Folkart stencil cream paints & a Hampton art dye marker to KEEP WRITING!
As long as it’s fun, I’ll keep doing it. I have enough pressure in my life….

More pages

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Aside from coloring another postcard (not finished yet…be patient!) I spent some serious time organizing my craft room. I also pored over my copy of “Where Women Create Book Of Organization”, which has given me some fresh ideas about improving my “flow” through supply placement and art tool storage.  More on that later…
Here is another page in progress. ..

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And this one too…

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It’s about my BEST FRIEND.  Yesterday was her birthday. She’s 23…I swear!

I’ll take some photos of my smallest, most portable journal soon. Don’t know why I’ve been neglecting the poor little thing…

When IS a page finished?

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So, I thought that my marker for a “finished” art journal page was when I put a date on it. And while that sounds nice and definitive,  now I’m not sure if it’s true.
Like this…

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Am I done with this page? Dunno, but I sure don’t know what else to do with it.
And this spread…

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Is it art jornaling if there is no text at all? I mean, a journal is a journal when it’s just words…
Am I overthinking things again?

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Is this page done?
For right now…yes.

 

Ed. Now that I’ve looked at these pages on this blog, I see where I can go with the 2 page spread (with the faces) and the third page (nest and eggs). Isn’t it funny that I can aswer my own question if I give myself a little time?

Second pattern

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More patterns for this…

All public and stuff

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Just told Facebook that this little blog exists. I wonder if that will make a difference in inspiring me to put more art up here?

I am almost completely finished with an art journal (as finished as one can get, I suppose…I can ALWAYS add more to quite a bit of it…) and should probably put some more pages up here…

Let’s see…

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Hmmm….will work on better photos using actual light…

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I worked on this, the inside back cover, more after this photo was taken, but this is the gist of it.

Gonna take some more pics later today (after I do some NECESSARY housework) & will get to working on my other journals to let this one rest…WOOT!