Art journal, my old friend

Hello friends.  After months of studying, I took the IAAP Certified Administrative Professional exam today. I’ve managed to squeeze a bit of art, including several hours creating background pages in my large Dylusions journal. The test was 3.5 hours maximum and I nearly used it all.  Afterwards, my brain was mashed potatoes. I got home, […]

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Graffiti advice

Hi ho friends. As mentioned in the last post, my camera is calling me but I’ve got a couple more days of study before my CAP exam. I dug into my photo files and found this photo from 2013, which I’d completely forgotten about.  I don’t know who the graffiti artist is, but I like […]

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Visual Update

Hi ho friends. It was time to change up the look of my site to feature my art images over the words so I’ve changed themes.  I hope you like the new look. This is one of my favorite photos. It is a selfie.  I took the photo back in 2013 when I was taking […]

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My latest obsession…bujo

Hi ho friends.  I’m sorry for being off-line for so long. When not doing my knee PT exercises, I’ve been studying for the IAAP Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) exam, which I take late next week.  I thought I’d take a study break and share a few pages of my latest obsession: bullet journaling.  I haven’t […]

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Enchanted by Dylusions

Hi how, friends. I’ve been enchanted lately with Dyan Reavely’s videos on YouTube. I recently purchased some Dylusions goods. This weekend, I making journal pages using Dyan’s art journal style.  Here’s my current page in progress. I’ve cut out a mermaid drawn a while ago in one of Tamara Laporte’s classes. I’ll color my mermie […]

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Express Yourself, revisited

Hi ho, friends. I haven’t posted for a while because I am recuperating from knee replacement surgery. Recovery is going well, but it’s pretty boring.  I decided to spend my enforced rest period on revisiting some of the classes I have access to. I have an art journal and limited art supplies on hand: black […]

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AJA 2017 Week 5

The theme for Week 5 was: Here comes the sun and incorporating a face.  The pages started with some stream of consciousnes writing, which I gessoed over.  I use Gelatos, Derwent Inktense pencils, Pitt and Posca pen for these pages. The lyrics are from The Beattles’ song, “Here Comes the Sun.” To be honest, I’ve […]

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WIP: Clay art dolls

Hi ho friends.  I have a few more clay art dolls in progress. They were created for the various stages of shooting the art doll tutorial series. The two dolls in the foreground are ready to fix cracks and add clay to the bottom. The doll in the center has been sanded and is ready […]

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