Art journal · Mixed media

Believe

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Happy 2023, everyone! This year, I hope to believe a bit more--in myself, in others, that things will go okay--and act accordingly. Here's a recent art journal page of mine that reflects these thoughts - I kept this session… Continue reading Believe

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Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

You Are Sweet

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's an art journal page that I created recently - I started this page with some gel-printing fun. I'd already added negatives from a previous gel-printing session on a textured page, and now I used a stencil and acrylics… Continue reading You Are Sweet

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Colorful Day

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] It's Monday, and I'm back for my second week in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this month. I must say I'm still as excited about it as I was last week! This week, the challenge is: Die Cuts. For my project, I… Continue reading Colorful Day

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Let’s Party

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] I'm delighted to be in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge again! That means every Monday throughout this month, I get to share creative space with the Monday Challenge design team. How awesome is that! This week, the challenge is: Stamp It. As… Continue reading Let’s Party

Art journal · Mixed media

Glimpses of Life

On this occasion of my 250th blog post over eight long years, I'd like to thank you for staying with me through my changes in hobbies! I hope to continue enjoying the pleasure of your company in the future too. [Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Highlighted at Use Your Stuff… Continue reading Glimpses of Life

Art journal · Mixed media

Pursue Your Dreams

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - Like it sometimes happens, this spread had a lot of misses going on, but in spite of that, it turned out okay in the end. I started the spread by trying out a ghost print from a… Continue reading Pursue Your Dreams

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Flying Starts With a Dream

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started the background of the spread with some gel printing--I used my gel plate for some plain coloring initially, then added in a stencil and white acrylic paint for a leafy gel-printed pattern. Over this, I used stamps--both bought and one that I hand-carved--with dye… Continue reading Flying Starts With a Dream

Art journal · Mixed media

Believe in You

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started this spread by applying gesso over the pages, followed by modeling paste through a stencil. I applied acrylics and spritzed water over them to make the paint lightly pool around the textured areas. I then followed it up with some stamping using dye inks.… Continue reading Believe in You

Art journal · Mixed media

Back into the Wilderness

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I made this spread to de-stress, and didn't put much thought into it before, or during, the creative process. I still like how it's turned out, though. I started the spread by applying gesso onto the paper, and then pounced acrylics over a trees stencil in… Continue reading Back into the Wilderness

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Time for Tea

[Challenge win: Winner at CrafTangles challenge] It’s Monday, which means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! I’m still as excited and honored as I was last week to be in the Designer Spotlight for this month, and to create with inspiring artists. This week, the challenge is: Shake It Up, which means all kinds… Continue reading Time for Tea