This week’s quote was by Proust and the challenge was to incorporate eyes. Various paints, Traci Bautista StencilGirl stencils, magazine image for the collage.
Last week’s quote was about spreading your wings to fly, and the challenge was to use wings (or was it a bird? Oops, not sure – to late now…). Various paints, collage paper, StencilGirl owl stencil for the wings.
I was away for 5 days with work, so am late posting for week 11. The quote was about intuition and the challenge was to add an animal to the page. I loved the chance to use my StencilGirl elephant stencil.
This weekend it was time to set up my unplanner for March with a month view calendar, a blank list for recording who knows what, and the first of this month’s PACs. I’ve gone for collaged gelli prints with stencilling over the top as a base for my pages. The theme is about finding value in the small things and I knew straight away what I needed to record. Every few years the migrating swallows find their way to our back yard for a rest on the washing line. It’s always amazing to see them – I have no idea how they end up in Patea, and why only every few years, but I am grateful they are an occasional part of our lives.
While I was doing the #colourmepositive challenge, I used my art journal to stamp off extra paint etc; I ended up with a bright floral background so used watered down gesso to knock the bottom half back a bit. I stamped my new Dyan Reaveley stamps, Lulu and Winston, onto card, coloured them with Distress Markers and cut them out. The quote is about Tony and I…
This week’s quote was about beauty, and how our value is not in how we look. The extra challenge was to use flowers. I used Golden fluid acrylics, Dylusions paints, a range of stencils, a Fudeballpen and a photo. The journalling was quite personal, even by by standards, so I covered over it.