Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Art Journaling

As promised here are a couple of pages from my Art Journal which I hope you will join me and create one of your own.  It is made from take away bags so each page has its own pocket for photos etc.  The front of each page will be designed by you.  I am doing seven stages in my life i.e. daughter, sister, wife, mum etc. There are up  to eight pages to do so its a matter of choosing your theme i.e. favourite holidays, places to visit, food, people hobbies etc.
We will be using various techniques for decorating the pages and various mediums.  I hope I can do a different one for all seven.  I have managed to up to now but I have two to do yet.....  Well I hope you all like what you see and that I will see some of you during the summer.  Take care and if I don't see you have fun.

Monday, 9 July 2012

The Boy With Beautiful Curls

Oh how time passes by so quickly.  One minute they are babies with beautiful curls and the next, well you can guess, still beautiful but bald!!!  Oh well he is now forty six years old.  Anyway as you can see I have used black and white photos, tones of one colour - turquoise - and an abundance of circles.

Still using up all those doilies I bought a few months ago.  These photos were given to my Mum by my sister and I had never seen them before so I took photos of them and used my camera to create the different sizes.  Quite proud of myself.
I used two shades of Bazzil Basics cardstock  and three different papers and the usual Distress Ink Pads, a couple of quirky frames and some of Tims Tissue Tape.  As I suggested if you use coloured photos maybe a black and white or brown and ceam theme would work better than a more coloured one.
All I have to do now is work out how many circles I punched out and what size.