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I hate everything: On the creative crash

Sam Smith and I are so emotional. (First line in the song.)

I turned on the radio… it was Madonna and I couldn’t.  Then it was someone else I usually love…and I couldn’t.   412 more words


Art Journal - Week 2

Yes – it’s Thursday again, which means time to share my next round of art journal pages. I’ve got a few pages on the go at the moment in various stages of painting, drying, glueing and colouring. 363 more words

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Get Messy Art Journal Challenge: Week Four

Well, to continue with this week’s theme, my art journal pages are pretty inspired by the graphic novels I’ve been reading and analyzing.

To start, here’s some sketches and notes I made from each of the books I checked out (all described in more detail in previous blogs). 467 more words


For Nothing

Mixed media on paper, based on Ps. 23:1

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Beautiful Vintage Lady

She was one of my first Vintage Ladies. I just love the green and blue background.
It really makes the beautiful flowers & feathers in her hair pop! 15 more words


The yesterday sketchwork - pen & watercolor

This is the watercolored sketch I did yesterday..
and I think that until now it must be the most difficult landscape I made with my watercolors.. 132 more words


Massachusetts and Long Island Vacation Smash Book Style

This week’s Documented Life Project prompt was to “add receipts, labels, business cards – smash book style!”  Since taking up art journaling as a creative hobby and especially since joining the DLP, the term “smash book” is something I had read in passing but I had not discerned the definition.   550 more words