Tuesday, September 01, 2015

And So it Begins...

I'm starting off the month in a very creative mood so I hope I can keep it going. This is my birth month and it's always been a pretty good month for me.

I recently learned a new journaling technique from a good friend (you know who you are!!)...and I know I'll be using this many, many times. Here is a spread I did yesterday...


This is the whole spread...and is done in my big altered book 
which is about 14" x 10" so this spread is 20" across.
I love working in a big journal!!


Above is the left page...


And this is the right page.
There's a lot going on but I like that.
My motto is more is better!

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On another note I'm going to unofficially do 29 Faces this month. I say unofficially because I haven't signed up for it but I'm going to be posting some faces. Here is a small sketch that I started quite some time ago and finished up just last night...


The photo quality isn't too good but I like her.

Now I'm off to begin Paint Mojo the e-course...I'm excited to do this class. I love Tracy Verdugo's style of painting and recently took her mini class Animalitos which was fun. And I have already started another journal spread so look for that coming soon.

PS - I decided to make the 29 Faces official as you can see from the button over there on the side. Wish me luck!!

4 comments:

  1. Janet, these pages are so rich and juicy, a doodle lovers paradise. Great job. I love how you varied the size of the dots in some of the branches, great idea. I look forward to seeing what you do in Tracy's class. Its on my list of classes I want to do someday. That is a good start on faces in September, such a lovely lady.

    Kate

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  2. What wonderful deep and rich colors. And what fun to search out each detail you have given...like a treasure hunt. I like your face too. Hope you can get all 29 in. You are off to a good start.

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  3. I like the idea of unofficially doing it! Means you do the best you can when you can -- no stress. Your journal page is so complex! I admire that!

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  4. Officially I am back:) You never disappoint me, I love the idea of faces during this month. You use color so beautifully. I have been on for a few days now and hope to have more interesting things to share as time goes by. Searching for my creative self or muse. Love you sweet friend, your Mary

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