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Friday, January 06, 2012

Two Down....Only 364 to Go!

For 2012 I decided to TRY to do a journal page for each day. So far, I'm already behind! But at least I have two finished and three others in progress.

Here is the finished page for 01/01/2012....


I like this page because it seems fresh and light and the words are almost secondary and blend into the background. Here's a close-up of the center area....


Mostly I used colored inks (really old ones I had) and also some Adirondack Color Wash but I applied them with a small brush. I got the idea of doing that from Milliande's latest art journal projects.

Last night I finished the page for 01/02/2012....


Now on to the next pages! I hope to have some of them finished by tomorrow. See you then....

16 comments:

  1. Congrats on your two finished pages. That first one became a real winner to me, and I'm sure one could use hours to just look at it to notice all the details. I love roses too but the first one is my favorite.

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  2. Love them. The first one is beautiful. This looks like a fun project.
    Happy New Year Janet ..!
    xo

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  3. Well Janet,
    no wonder you are behind...look at all those lovely details! And you are going to do one every day...wow! They are so pretty and look like they took a while to make.

    Happy New Year and Art Journal Creating to you in 2012!

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  4. Love those pages!! Colored pencils...such a mystery to me! I really really want to know what I'm doing and I shy away from them! These pages are fun!!

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  5. There is so much detail ... you will not have time to sleep or eat. I love them.

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  6. i love the technique. they are both beautiful. i really like the black and white then the color splash design in the center of the first one. i think i need to apply some of this color to my doodles.

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  7. My word - LOVE that first page so much - what a way to start 2012!! The colors you chose really are amazing!!

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  8. loving the pages and the colour, wow I wish i had your art energy,

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  9. Looks like you are really spreading your "art wings" and giving us all some great ideas to work with. LOVE the pages.

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  10. oh janet *sigh* I just LOVE the rose page and those colours are amazing.

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  11. Hi Janet,
    Happy New Year,
    looks like you have set yourself some task there. I love the first oneso fresh just right for the first day of 2012.

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  12. You, my friend, are just TOO talented!

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  13. Hi Janet!!
    Happy New Year!!!
    I just LOVE both these journal pages.The round ball one is my favorite and those colors are too die for...but your doodling is wonderful! I'm so bad at that! I tried it a few times and feel like a total failure so didn't keep going. You have the knack! Have wonderful art filled year!

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  14. The pages are awesome, the rose one turned out really fabulous. Your first one has such incredible detail and is beyond awesome. What a year 2012 is gong to be for you!

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  15. Yes, I agree... "fresh & light", gorgeous page.
    Wow! you are on a mission.
    364 pages, this is going to be on heck of an art journal book!! *hugs*

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  16. you are a very taleneted busy bee!
    i love these!
    they make me very happy
    thank YOU!

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