Thursday, March 12, 2015

Art Journaling

 A manifestation of my goal to FINISH what I start this year! Some of what looks like bubble wrap print is actually modeling paste applied through a stencil - and very rough and bumpy to the touch.  I wasn't particularly happy with my lettering on this one, but had to go with good enough.

This was a quick messy background which I actually liked as a base. But the prompt when I was doing this was to "cover up the good stuff"...

...So I did! This is my "Thrive" vision board - the February prompt for One Little Word. It is lumpy, wrinkly, and heavily layered. After I had all my magazine cuts glued in place, I went back and painted and stamped with texture and used markers to blend... and I'm kind of in love with the glorious mess I ended up with!

This one is my tribute to Artfully Inspired's "passion" prompt. I'd love to take credit for that gorgeous graphic in the center, but it is actually elements from a digital scrapbooking kit that I printed on photo paper. My attempts at drawing a fiery lady from scratch were, well, not so hot (pun intended). And I love the graphic... it goes so well with the quote.

10 comments:

alexa said...

I have welched out on doing the Vision Board so am very impressed with yours, especially the artwork on top - a great way to pull it together and make it more your own.

Karen said...

I had a good time examining the vision board spread; love it! Love the colors on the other two.

Sian said...

I'd just love to see this in real life..I can imagine how satisfyingly crinkly and "worked" it feels as you turn the pages

Melissa said...

I really like the glorious mess of your vision board!!

scrappyjacky said...

I love your vision board....and it all works perfectly together.

Maria Ontiveros said...

Love, love, love the passion one!
The first one is very much in my style. As you know, I'm playing a lot with art journaling this month. Not sure where I will end up.
Rinda

Deanna Anthony said...

Oh, I love every bit of the process! Loved seeing yours! I haven't kept up with DLP15 and am horribly ashamed (standing in corner) but I am trying not to put pressure on myself. Currently scrapbooking years 88 and 89! Gotta start somewhere. lol Thanks for popping onto my blog! Hope you're having a wonderful week!

Miriam said...

Ooooh! thanks for sharing these lovely pages, so inspiring...

Missus Wookie said...

I started putting things together for the vision board and then fell. Decided I'll leave that until another time. Love the textures and colours you've used

Wrightboysmum said...

Your fiery lady page is great. I enjoyed the vision board once I was inspired.