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Intention Invention!

So it’s still close enough to January 1st for New Year’s resolutions intentions, isn’t it?  I prefer  the idea of making intentions, it sounds much more positive than resolutions which have a kind of downer quality.  Maybe that comes from … Continue reading

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What am I saying?

Something about doors or windows in art that really attracts me!  Outside looking in–Inside  looking out–Welcome, c’mon in–Keep out!  Those symbols can have so many different meanings.  It may be that they evoke all those feelings at once.   I’m … Continue reading

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Sharing coffee….quiet morning.

One of my other favorites from my Swatches class with Kelly Kilmer.  It just relaxes me to look at it!  Bottom and top and parts of the side are all washi tape.  Michael’s recently had a sale and I stocked … Continue reading

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Oh, the roads I’ve traveled!

Tried this little experiment I read about in an art teacher’s magazine at the library.  (Just browsing while I was waiting for my husband to finish up some research).  I glued a map page in my journal (8×10) and covered … Continue reading

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Pages O’ Faces

About a month ago I divided a two page spread in my art journal into 18 spaces and over the next several weeks drew 1 or 2 stylized faces a day.  Sometimes the faces came from some inspiration but mostly … Continue reading

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A cut above…..um, actually on the side……

Just to do something a little different I layered some journal pages by cutting a few of the edges progressively smaller.  I used watercolor pencil on the edges to accent the curvy edges and journaled 3 related prompts, wants and … Continue reading

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Here Comes Winter……

I’m finding journaling on the go is not always that easy.  I get too distracted by too many other things or maybe I’m trying to do too much.  I’m working on my Faces 101 class by Carla Sonheim and I … Continue reading

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Mandala

Had the urge to draw a mandala in my journal.  I had a page with already glued ledger paper on half of the fold and thought it might look interesting to span the mandala across  two different pages.  Started in … Continue reading

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Get Out and Play!

My prompt for this week was “Get out and play”.  So I did.  I just had fun drawing the leaves first then the pages needed a little something more so I collaged circles I cut out freehand from a catalog.  … Continue reading

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Starbucks, grand-kids and bears, oh my…..

I like this journal page–maybe because I did this back in October on my birthday or  maybe because it reminds me of the Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate I treated myself to at Starbucks or maybe it’s my little one-liner bear … Continue reading

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