I was inspired by an artist I saw at Wynwood Walls. He made huge canvases out of magazine images. I sized mine down for my art journal.
I like the effect, I would normally reach for Paynes Grey or Black when blocking images but I liked the pink
I love to make books and when I make a painty or repurposed journal I call it my Urban Graffiti series
This book was made out of a file folder using tons of paint, gesso, ink and of course my gelli plate
One of the inside pockets filled with tags
I cut openings in the cover so that the images could peek through
You can see some of the tags peeking through the openings
This was a fun journal / book to make
In the store we use cups and saucers, the cups are for our brushes and the saucers we use as paint palettes. Repurposing something and making it pretty.
Just a gratuitous Gelli Plate photo. Can’t help myself. Tonight I used powder as a resist technique in between the layers of paint. Great Texture!!
It seems my intentions are great for this blog but, my execution leaves much to be desired.
I have been trying to get more organized about this site so that when I have the ideas for the blog I am actually in a place where I can write them down and get them done.
Since I have been gone I have taught on a cruise ship headed to Alaska. That was at the end of July and it was just this past friday that I was able to get my photos off my camera
I have designed and had manufactured (and SOLD OUT in one week, yeah me!) a line of stamps for planners and a set for Art Journaling. If you would like to see what they look like please click here for the online store:
How Does She Do It? – this is the stamp set that is helping me get more organized
PS-107 – this stamp set is for people attending school or the parents
Ready Set Go – to help me with planning my next working vacation
and this is the set I designed for Art Journaling – Imperfection
They are BACK IN STOCK
This is a sample of the Art Journal Set which I have used just for fun.
Will try and post more images as I get them photographed. . . . and based on my track record it might be a while, so no one hold their breath!
This years art cruise was to Alaska. What can I say, WOW. Alaska is stunning, from the wildlife to the scenery. It just blew me away.
I taught 4 classes on this cruise. The Gelli Plate printing class was a lot of fun and useful too, We made a portfolio to showcase all the brochures tickets and photos from the Cruise. In the Mixed Media Class we made a wall art piece that had three interactive tins to hold treasures.
Just some of the stunning places I visited in Alaska
Some of the students in a group photo