Journal page swap




So I've been working on some journal pages. approx 8.5 x 10.5 On some of them I've acutally done some personal journal work (I'm sure this is going to impress so many~ not~) and others just the normal bit of arty thought. Oh! how I wish I could letter better.
Typography is just not my thing




I've really enjoyed working on these, the bigger size has been lots of fun. I've used a thick board for my base. I painted them with acrylic before adding all the collage elements. They are two sided so while one side was drying I was off and running on a new page. Every element was outlined with a soft carbon pencil then smeared over with a highlighter. The highlighter kind of
smooshed the carbon and smeared it nicely. ~ I'm using very technical terms here so I hope you can keep up~ I used my Nexus ocher pen to scribble around all collage elements. It's very faint but just adds that little bit of depth. The bummer here is that I have used it all up and can't find a replacement. Pssttt.... on that.



These two pages have my drawings that I enlarged big because they were on the small side, nowhere near filling this kind of space. I then colorized myart with pastels I found in the back room. That's the joy of back rooms you never know what you will find.



Comments

Amy L Sargent said…
these are great! i'm really excited to get one of yours . . . and thank you, btw, for the comment about my jack. :)
Gaby Bee said…
These journal pages are really wonderful!
Wishing you and yours a very Happy Healthy New Year!
roc said…
great journal pages!
totally diggin' the old man page! love all of the shapes you're adding and the colors knock my socks off!

LOVE LOVE LOVE it!
xoxo
jul
Paben said…
fantastic Pages!I esp.love the top one!Awesome artwork!
These are so beautiful. I love the last one with the woman and (what I saw to be) the melty drippy hearts. I have given you an award on my blog. Love your work and have been visiting often via blackberry while I'm supposed to be working....
xoSusan

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