It’s not often that I struggle in my art journal, but sometimes struggling can lead to a release of energy. Collaging did that for me today.
I love painting flowers with watercolor and my new obsession is roses. Here I used one brush to create this warm, inviting journal page.
I love playing with watercolors and flowers are my favorite subject to paint but I had no intention to create what appeared on this page.
I got so much love for my alcohol ink hearts from you guys but I also heard from many of you about not wanting to use a heat gun when working indoors with ink fumes. Thank you for being safe! If you aren’t able to work in a well-ventilated space when using a heatContinue reading “Easy Alcohol Ink Backgrounds”
Here is a flip through of some of my gel print journals and the transformation of one of the pages. Tania Ahmed inspired and guided me into making these disc-bound journals with my prints — which hold brayer sheets, discarded prints and experimental attempts. Some also have blank pages which I can easily pull outContinue reading “It’s Just Paper”
Here’s a creative idea for making candles with stamps. Watch the process videos to see how both my daughter and I had fun with this activity!
Painting in my journal is always an adventure. This journey started out with mixed media multi layered flowers and evolved from there.
Real change happens when people care. It’s not a magic pill or something you add to your wishlist. Change begins at home — with you and me.
It’s been hard to acknowledge and experience the unraveling of our nation. I’m learning from my six-year old that our world can be a simpler place to be when guided by our moral compass.
What started out as a vent with scribbles in my art journal turned into a piece that exudes light, hope, kindness and acceptance.