Art Journal #1,  Art Journaling

Art Journal Pages for the Week

This week I was able to art journal every day except Thursday because I had a really bad migraine. I don’t count weekends because I am usally too busy to work on art journaling. I also journaled a lot more than before. I usually don’t write much because I like being private.  I also hate my handwriting since due to carpal tunnel my hands shake quite a bit when I do a lot of writing, drawing, crafting etc.

While searching for technique videos on youtube I came across Lesile Herger’s Sharpie Ghost Technique.  I like how I can journal about anything especially something I may not wish to share but still be able to let people see the page.  One of my pages was created with this technique.  I will definitely be using this technique again in the future.

I also created a page that I really dislike and really didn’t want to post.  I wasn’t feeling well when I created it on Monday.  It started out fine until I created the face.  I probably should have tried to peel it off and maybe gotten something neat from it but instead I chose to finish the face off and let it be.

Here are my pages for this week.  You can click on them to get a larger image.

 

"I Hate Bunnies"
“I Hate Bunnies”
Created using black gesso, red acrylic paint, red ink, black sharpies, red & pink 3D glaze pens and polyester fill on watercolor paper.
Created 4/8/2013

 

"Who Knows"
“Who Knows”
Created using gelatos, torn dictionary pages, paper flowers on watercolor paper.
Created 4/08/2013

I really don’t like this one. Didn’t turn out like I had planned.

 

"All Things are Possible"
“All Things are Possible”
Created using gelatos, gesso, sharpies, ink, 3D glaze pens, souffle pens and dictionary punchouts on watercolor paper.
Created 4/09/2013

This is the page that I used Lesile Herger’s Sharpie Ghosting Technique.

 

"Enjoy the Experience"
“Enjoy the Experience”

Created using spray inks, acrylic paints, acrylic pens and souffle pens on watercolor paper.
Created 4/09/2013

 

"Day Dreaming"
“Day Dreaming”
Created using gelatos, acrylic paints and sharpies on watercolor paper.
Created 4/10/2013

 

"Finding New Dreams"
“Finding New Dreams”
Created using spray inks, arcylic paint, ink, washi tape, Sakura Micron Pens on watercolor paper.
Created 4/12/2013

 

 

 

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