Friday, February 23, 2018

Round 6. Words of Wisdom. by Pam.

Finally finished my art journal.It was a hard slog but I got there in time. I started with my sheets of stonehenge paper which I tore into quarters and then folded in half to give me a journal approx A4 size. It has two signatures and a cover that wraps around.

I painted some colours over the cover and then stencilled over with white paint.

I then added some black paint through a stencil.

I chose to use the middle spread because there was a gap between my signatures. I painted, reverse stencilled, stencilled and stamped and generally made a messy background with colours that pleased me.

I stencilled my yoga pose with black paint and then stencilled over with white, cut her out and stuck her down.

Opposite page is my quote which reads: If you only have one smile in you, give it to the people you love. 
 Maya Angelou.

This is how the whole spread looks.

On the page next to the inside cover where my contract is attached, I made a flower from tissue paper on a sprayed background with a lovely quote: If the bees only collected nectar from perfect flowers, they wouldn't be able to make even a smallest drop of honey.
 Matshona Dhliwayo.


 And next a title for my cover.

At the back of my journal I have included a series of speech bubbles for my guests to say a few words if they choose to about their spread and when they worked in my art journal.

And lastly could I please remind everybody to clearly sign and date their work.


Thank you so much for popping in to see our lovely journals as they are developing. We love to see your comments.