I’m often asked how I decide on my color schemes. I wish I had a more acceptable answer but the truth is that I don’t give color any thought.
It’s fun to watch a journal spread evolve from a blank page of paper to becoming a work of art that evokes an emotion.
Give yourself 10 minutes of art every day and you’ll notice the benefits of this instant therapy spilling over into other areas of your life.
It’s easy to create your own themed mini-art book with one sheet of paper, a gel plate, some paints and textures. Will you give it a try?
It’s fun to alter images that have been transferred using a gel plate. I especially like how you can give these characters personality!
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.
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”
Painting in my journal is always an adventure. This journey started out with mixed media multi layered flowers and evolved from there.