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Sunday, May 27, 2012

A Journal Spread Re-visited...

I'm getting back into a groove with my art journal. The one I'm working in has only a couple of spreads left before it's completed plus a couple of spreads that are partially completed. I worked on one of those this morning. Do you remember this girl from back in March??
At the time Betzie suggested I change the eye color and I did. Thanks, Betzie! I knew there was something "off" about the girl but couldn't put my finger on it. Here's what she looks like now...
I changed her dress color, too.

and added some strips of wallpaper...
and a bit of washi tape...

I saved that spot on the upper right corner for some later journaling.
And I'll work on her collar a bit more...
for now she's semi-finished.

Now I'm off to see if I can keep this ball rolling. I'll try to finish another spread today. The weather is still very cool for this time of year. 

20 comments:

  1. She's come on really well! I love the changes you've made and the things you have added!

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  2. The difference from warm to cool colours is quite significant. Thank you for sharing, xx

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  3. Lovely, I liked her before but no girl will say no to a bit of a makeover lol turned out very nice, tfs xx

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  4. She did change a lot with the eye color and the different blouse color. What a beautiful girl!

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  5. I liked both versions, and I love her hair,

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  6. How beautiful, Janet -- the soft blue is the best!

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  7. She is awesome. Love watching the various processes you go through in your art. Amazing really.

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  8. All things artsy are subjective but I find her more attractive after her makeover - Can't wait to see what journaling you add!

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  9. She is beautiful Janet... and I love the new dress color on her too... a gorgeous journal page...

    Hugs
    Jenny x

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  10. Janet your girl is nice. I love before and after, it's as if you had changed clothes and makeup. What I like is his hair reminds me of Medusa's hair
    Your girls are always pretty.

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  11. janet - your hairstyle inventions are amazing ! how do you think of them??!! This one reminds me of ancient greek pics!

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  12. It must be a wonderful feeling when you complete one of these art journals. I have two and only have a few pages finished in each. ;)
    What a legacy we leave behind us when our loved ones cherish these for years to come.

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  13. Like at how you did the hair here, looks really interesting.

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  14. now.. I wonder why she has a lavender dress on? of course :)
    I love, love the wallpaper too xo

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  15. Janet, what amazes me the most is your willingness to go back and actually DO the changes in your journal. That's so inspiring to see.
    Your girl is great but I liked the first version too.

    Today we have a cooler kind of weather, so I'm back in my studio. Feels good!

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  16. I like your journal girl - love her hair and she has such a sweet expression on her face.
    It's been very cool here too, for this time of year. It was worrying me a little at first, then I decided to just enjoy it while I can ; ) .

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  17. she's really different from your other ladies, softer, more dimension.

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  18. I am glad you are back in your journal...I love all your girls.
    I was in the ER Friday night...blood in my pee, yep an infection. Saturday there was over 50 people here for Annabelle's Birthday party. I will share pictures when I have some. I really let everyone else do it. It turned out really nice. Last night Arney took a flight to California...he is in Norwalk. His 93 year old Mother is in ICU. So we just hope for the best. I am alone with my LB and Finley..we are resting...staying in P J's. Big Hugs, Mary

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  19. WOW - that's really cool to see the before and after! I love the before, but I agree, the eye change did really make a difference. I would not have thought of that ;)
    AND I LOVE your pink page below too - good to see you arting in your journal, xoxo

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  20. Beautiful pages, Janet! :]
    She looks fantastic, great color scheme.
    Down here, in Southern Cali. we have been warming up again... today's high 87.
    Take care ((hugs))

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