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NaNoJouMo & Art Every Day Month Day 16

Today’s prompt is “Me” by Paula Cole.

Finally a song I have heard of before and actually really like.  Its one of my favorite Paula Cole songs. I used to listen to the cd “This Fire” all the time while in high school and college.  I had a lot of ideas come to mind when I saw the prompt this morning.  One of the ideas was to only focus on the title “Me” and do a page on words that describe me. However I remembered doing something similar in photographic form; as you can see below.

"Me"
Photo taken 11/23/2011

I then decided to work on the background and just go from there. Unfortunately it took 7 backgrounds before I made one I liked for this prompt. It of course was a simple one.  The page didn’t turn out quite like I wanted.  The india ink ran more than I would have liked and due to that I decided to not add too much more to the background. My monster also didn’t come out the way I had sketched it.  But it all still works. Behind the blue watercolor layer are words and sayings I wrote with different colored Sharpies.

I may come back tomorrow or sometime this week and create another page on this prompt as I have some other ideas I’d like to do.

To participate in NaNoJouMo visit Dawn DeVries Sokol’s website.  To view other participants art journal pages visit the NaNoJouMo Facebook Group and the NaNoJouMo Flickr Group.

 

"Worst Enemy"
“Worst Enemy”
Created 11/16/2013
Created using Koi Fluid Watercolors, India Ink, acrylic paint, Distress Inks, Sharpies, gesso, index card (the monster) and white gel pen on mixed media paper.

 

Here are the first three of the other six backgrounds I created.  I decided not to post them all as it would have been too many images. Of these I like the last one best.  The other two I am not so sure about yet.  If I can’t come up with anything to do on them I may gesso over them and start again.

Created using Dylusion Spray Inks.
Created using Dylusion Spray Inks.

 

Created using Dylusion Spray Inks.
Created using Dylusion Spray Inks.

 

Created using Koi Fluid Watercolors, India Ink and Distress Inks.
Created using Koi Fluid Watercolors, India Ink and Distress Inks.

 

Below is my entry for Art Every Day Month.

I had planned to try to be more artsy today but I was tired and went with simple instead.

To participate in Art Every Day Month or to view other participants entries visit Leah’s blog, Creative Every Day.

"I am"
“I am”
Created 11/16/2013
Created using acrylic paints, acrylic paint markers, white gel pen and Distress Inks.

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