Art journals

Art Journal | Poppies

For a while now, I've wanted to incorporate poppies in my art journaling. A gel-print background of sky and grass, and a poppy or two in the foreground. But as it happens, there are days when things just don't work, and every time I tried my hand at poppies, it seemed like it was one… Continue reading Art Journal | Poppies

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Art journals · Gel printing · Mixed media

Art Journal | Inspiration Station

It's time for a project from another Inspiration Station challenge, where my sister and I select a theme, and each of us creates something inspired by the theme.  It was my sister's turn to pick the inspiration this month, and she made a mood board for us from the pictures that inspired her. We also… Continue reading Art Journal | Inspiration Station

Art journals · Gel printing

Green, Stripes, Polka Dots | Inspiration Station

Continuing the theme-inspired creativity challenges that my sister and I throw at each other, our Inspiration Station, it was my turn to think of a theme. One day, looking at my sister stand near the curtains asking if I'd come up with a theme yet, I rattled off the three things that came to my… Continue reading Green, Stripes, Polka Dots | Inspiration Station

Art journals · Gel printing · How-tos

Art Journal: Birds of Prey | AE Challenge

I'll admit, when Cathy came up with Birds of Prey as the theme for this month's Art Elements Challenge, all I could think of was making owl polymer clay beads and use them as earrings. Not that there's anything wrong with owls, but I've already made owl drawings, owl doodles and owls in macramé, and… Continue reading Art Journal: Birds of Prey | AE Challenge

Art journals · Gel printing · How-tos · Mixed media

Inspiration Station: Art Journal Page

My sister and I have started a theme-inspired creativity session between us this year – our ‘Inspiration Station’ – one of us picks a theme of the month, and each of us makes something inspired by the theme in any media we fancy. Last month, it was my turn to pick, and I had just… Continue reading Inspiration Station: Art Journal Page

Art journals · Gel printing · Miscellaneous

Diwali Gel Prints

Our Diwali consists of hanging paper lanterns and lighting lamps, and we continue with the lanterns for 12 days until another festival, Tulasi Pooja. This festival has us worshiping the sacred Tulasi plant. Following this, the lanterns finally come down, and go into the attic until next year. 🙂 I made some gel prints to… Continue reading Diwali Gel Prints