Thursday, January 15, 2015

Journal 52 week 2

BE or Just Be or Being was the journal prompt for our week at Journal 52.  My friends Angie, JoAnn and Rebekah and I have all decided to join in on this fun experience.  I have been wanting to Art Journal for quite a while but just kept putting it off.  I made three pages last year.  Embarrassed smile

This year I decided to commit to this journey and we will all encourage each other.  Here’s my Inky BackGround  for Simon Says Monday Challenge.  I used distress inks and a water brush to create my background grass. I used my DreamWeaver Stencil on the butterfly and then randomly laid it on different portions for a bit of texture and to use up the remaining ink on it.  I used Ranger distress dauber inks for that.  Then I took a bit of that ink and mixed it into some alcohol very diluted to spray my sky.    I used acrylic ink direct to a stamp to create my sunflower head and then drew in the leaves.

I have really enjoyed my two weeks so far.  Smile   Thanks for looking.

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2 comments:

  1. Such bright and happy journal pages. Those are probably very cathartic for you since I know it isn't exactly a bright and happy time for you right now. But see, it is still there deep inside. Keep on getting well!

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  2. Gorgeous pages! Love that they are so bright! That butterfly is really stunning! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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