Art journal · Mixed media

Faces – 1

When it comes to using faces in my art journaling, I enjoy making abstract, distorted ones since they only need to roughly conform to the semantics of a human face. The proportions can be off, the lines can be haphazard, the coloring can be wacky--it still reminds me of a face, and it renders quickly… Continue reading Faces – 1

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Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

You Are Enough

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Designer spotlight at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge] Looks like I can't have enough of this message these days. 🙂 Here's a recent art journal page of mine that reflects the sentiment - I started this spread by making a ghost print using my gel… Continue reading You Are Enough

Art journal · Gel print · Mixed media

Inspiration Comes From Within

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's a recent art journal page of mine - I made this on kraft paper. After a couple of attempts at making art on kraft paper, I've found that it is a completely different experience than using plain uncolored paper. I like it! 🙂 I first… Continue reading Inspiration Comes From Within

Art journal · Mixed media

All Good Things

Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I made this spread on a page made of wax paper--I'd used various materials for the pages of this art journal, and I've been loving working on all of them. I started off by brushing acrylics on the page. I then adhered lots and lots of… Continue reading All Good Things

Mixed media · Gel print · Art journal

You Are Enough

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at Arty Divas challenge] It's my final Monday in the designer spotlight on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this month, and I've had an awesome time making projects for this stint. This week, the challenge is: Emboss It. For my project, I made an… Continue reading You Are Enough

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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

Different Perspective

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create challenge][Challenge win: Winner at 613 Avenue Create challenge] Here's a recent art journal spread of mine - I started this page with a background of dye ink smooshes, over which I used stamps with more dye ink. I then used a gel plate with metallic acrylics to… Continue reading Different Perspective

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

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Flowery Tags

[Challenge win: Top rocker at 613 Avenue Create Challenge][Challenge win: Top 5 at Arty Divas Challenge][Challenge win: Favorite at Use Your Stuff Challenge][Challenge win: Rising Star at A Place To Start Challenge][Challenge win: Top Sprout at A Place To Start Challenge] Here's a tag trio that I made recently - I made these tags with… Continue reading Flowery Tags

Art journal · Mixed media

All the Little Things

Here's a recent quick art journal spread of mine - For the background of this spread, I started out by applying acrylic paints on it using a brayer. I then smooshed more acrylics by applying them over a gel plate and pressing the paper over it. I then stamped insect images and scripty writing around… Continue reading All the Little Things