Friday rolled around pretty quickly! I have managed to work in my art journal a little bit every day during the month of April, which was my goal when I joined Julie’s Art Journal Every Day group. Friday is my day to show off, so here’s what I’ve done this past week.
Under the influence of Traci Bunker’s The Art Journal Workshop, I created this background spread using watercolor paints, baby wipes, and bubble wrap:
Under the influence of wine, I created a little cork stamp, which I added to the spread, along with some collaged pictures and journaling:
This page shows the three cork stamps I’ve made this week. My little swirl was beginner’s luck; the other two aren’t that great!
This page has lots of tangling, thanks to the inspiration of McNeill’s Zentangle 2:
And check out how the mail can bring inspiration. I got my latest Boden catalog, with this awesome cover:
Here’s the spread altogether:
More mail inspiration: I used a one inch square punch and a Ballard home decorating catalog and created these mosaics. Talk about meditative! It was an extremely restful exercise.
A little Zentangle bird doodle:
And, finally, when I thought I was going to blow it and not work in my journal last night, I posed this question, from Anastasiya Goers:
Thank you for checking out my art journal progress!