Once Upon a Time Art Journal

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Hey there my crafty Peeps!  I’m here today to get real. Here to get personal. Here to give you the down low on why I’m creating altered art-mixed media.  My DH recently reminded me that I used to love to paint and wondered why I haven’t in a long time? And for that matter why don’t I make projects for myself? Huh….I guess he was seeing things from a different perspective. Why was I not doing what I love to do???? I really had no good answer. So I’ve spent the last few weeks rearranging my supplies and schedule to start making time for myself to make art more personal. I’m sharing a page from an art journal that I have begun…and it’s just for me 🙂 It’s titled Once Upon a Time….because once upon a time I created things just for the pure joy of it. This is a first step of a very personal journey…..

Art Journal 1Art Journal 2Art Journal 3Art Journal 4Art Journal 5

Art Journal 6

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts:

I used about eleventy hundred finishes on this page….so I will list a only a few…
Art-C Ultra Thick Chalk Paints, Pro Art~Gesso, Faber Castell Gel Medium,  Ranger Texture Paste & Distress Inks, Tattered Angels Sprays, Americana Umber Acrylic Paint, a variety of stencils & rub-ons.

Okay that’s all for me….wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative..and remember to make art personal : ) G

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2 responses »

  1. Amazing! I would LOVE to see a VIDEO helping us beginners to “bloom” and start our own art journal “once upon a time”! Thanks for your inspiration!

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