Have you felt this way before… excited, anxious, unsettled, worried, hopeful, helpless, yes, no… all of the above….
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Been watching a lot of YouTube videos. Discovered this stitching artist Anne Brook Textile Artist and decided to follow her year long tags project. Making one tag each week based on a prompt. Here is week one. Prompt: white.
#52tagshannemade loving this slow stitching thing… Very relaxing. Feels like I am collaging using thread and fabric. I write something about the week on the back of the tag… will be fun to look back at the end of this year…
Started painting this yesterday. With thoughts of my friend’s dad in mind, who is in critical condition. Have not painted something like this for a long time. It all came back to me.. why I love watercolor. It’s the layers,… the addition of details , the softness and translucency of the medium…. and such a relaxing process… a healing process. Helps me think through things while I paint. Especially her hair. This goes out to everyone who is in need of healing, prayers, or just need a moment of peace. 🙏🙏🙏
Played with making a simple and easy booklet using one large sheet of paper. I folded the paper into 8ths and cut it so I can fold it into a booklet. I used it to play with paint and mark making. Then I added little quotes. I actually made a simple video to show you how the booklet unfolds. This time with a voice over! Yay, another milestone in my video making journey😂. Check it out if you are intrigued.
Abstract painting is truly a journey for me… where I have no idea where I am heading and layer after layer, the paint leads me there… it is a journey of discovery, of faith and of courage. This time I ended up with the word Dream. Mixed media in my altered book.
My first foray into downloadable digital art!!! Check it out:) hopefully it will bring some fun to art journallers out there.
Experimenting with different mark makings. Lines convey how we feel. Learning to be more intentional with the marks I make. Been a crazy few days, can go from girl on left to the girl on the right.. and vice versa
This is all I can do tonight. Finding joy with my pens. Finding solace from within.
Feeling mischievous tonight 😉 painted with alcohol ink. Getting the hang of it now and feeling more relaxed. Kinda like the bottom part, like a blouse for her. She is ready to have some fun in the new year💃💃💃 painted on the back of photo paper. I painted her first using a paint brush and alcohol ink. Then added details with micron pen. Felt she was too stark without a background. Added the background using the rocket blaster and hair dryer.
I am addicted to my feather😂 and I found a way to do quick paintings on my stack of deli paper I bought years ago. Fast, loose and fun! Just ink, gesso and some acrylic paint. And a feather to paint the face! Maybe I will glue them on my journal….