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, … Continue reading Art journal, my old friend
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 … Continue reading Graffiti advice
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 … Continue reading Visual Update
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 … Continue reading My latest obsession…bujo
Playing with art journal background techniques.
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 … Continue reading Enchanted by Dylusions
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 … Continue reading Express Yourself, revisited
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 … Continue reading AJA 2017 Week 5
Brief review and result of making the first project cloth art doll in Jan Horrox's book, entitled, "Making Fantasy Cloth 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 … Continue reading WIP: Clay art dolls