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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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Seeking Clarity

One of my favorites from my Swatches class with Kelly Kilmer.  Sometimes a page just comes together so easily (other times its like pulling teeth to get the right images).  The prompt for this page was, “How are you feeling … Continue reading

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Extreme Memories

Loved doing this page!  Another one for my Swatches journal in Kelly Kilmer’s online class.  The prompt here was “Something that humbled me.”  Nothing like spending some time in a vastly different country on the other side of the world … Continue reading

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Fresh Perspective

Another page from my small Swatches Journal class with Kelly Kilmer. Prompt here was, “In my head….”.  One of the constraints was use colors in the background you wouldn’t normally use.  Right away beige popped into my head, I’m more … Continue reading

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Swatches Art Journal

Having fun making my little 5 x 7 Swatches art journal in Kelly Kilmer’s class.  http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oWZy90YDhdg/UUd11sBvp_I/AAAAAAAAtGo/zn4MeCZxYQc/s1600/attachments_2013_03_18.jpg Every week in my e-mail she sends 7 collage prompts and templates along with a list of things to try in the collage.  At … 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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Easy-peasy journal backgrounds

I’ve had these gel sticks for quite a while, ordering them from Amazon when I was ordering yet another few art books.  Finally I got around to giving them a try.  Thought a good use for them might be a … Continue reading

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Let go…..

  Still not back into my journal everyday habit that I was doing before the holidays.  I do have a number of pics that I have taken of pages I’ve done so I’ll continue to post some of those and … Continue reading

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Lessons from my father….

Prompt for this page was “Pivotal People”  Each section of writing highlights someone who made an impact in my life in either a big or small way.  However, the phrase that seems stuck in my head and often surfaces was … Continue reading

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