Wow, when I'm in the mood to update my blog, I really make up for lost time and go a bit overboard. Last post for now: I've been experimenting with a different journaling style. First page was inspired by an art class I took where we had to write a haiku based on the image the teacher drew on the board and then work with it to add images. Working with poetry is not usually my thing, but I ended up really having fun with it. Second page is definitely inspired by Goddess Leonie's art work and playing around practicing different fonts that I like. Also inspired by my intention to master the art of happiness (and avoid depression for good!) I also decided to make a new duct-tape journal for this class I'm taking out of my leftover water color paper and decorate the cover!
Saturday, February 25, 2012
So my other favorite journal to work in lately is the "Remains of the Day" journal. It's different from my other journals in that I don't use any paint or gel medium or anything that requires drying time. I just add words and photos and stickers and tape and whatever else I can fit in it. It's a good way to use up paper scraps and other things that I've been holding onto... it's much like those smash books I've been seeing at Joanne's that look so fun to work in!
This is what my prayer book journal looks like from the side lately, bursting open because of all the layers of paint and photos and collage and more... I've been hesitant to post journal pages on my blog because they feel too personal but I'm realizing that I'm less concerned about sharing about myself as I get older....I think that's a good thing.