I’ve really enjoyed being a part of the Art Journal Craftalong and trying all the new techniques and materials inspired by the videos we try there. Recently, I tried to incorporate some of these concepts and ideas to 4x6 art pieces instead of journal pages.
These are the first ones I did. Very Alisa Burke inspired. The woman’s face is actually my grandma.
These are fantastic–they look like something you’d find on the pages of Somerset Studio or Art Journal magazine (is that one still being published?). I really like them all and would be hard pressed to choose a favorite. I think if I HAD to though, it would be the one with the circles and “What we think we become”. Love the sentiments and the whole design of this one very much.
Do you always do your journal pages on separate sheets? I ask because that’s how I prefer to do mine. Then if I hate it/mess it up terribly, I just pitch it or recycle it into future work without “ruining” my journal.
These are fantastic!!! I’m really drawn to the whiteout spiral I know how hard it is to cover pretty paper/masterboards/background/etc but it really draws the eye in to see more of the detail I really love it. I actually love them all, but that one just a teeensy more Plus how cool to use your grandma’s face! I imagine those feel extra special to you
@Joywritesbooks - that one is my fave too. I actually do not usually do art journal pages as stand alone pieces. @geekgirl got me in the habit as she was making one or two smaller “one off” pieces during our zooms and I just copied her. If you art journal you should check out the art journal craftalong here - it’s loads of fun.
Echoing what @Abbeeroad said, come and join us for the Art Journal zooms! I honestly didn’t think I had an artistic bone in my body before @geekgirl and @AIMR convinced me to try one of the art journal zooms. We follow along with a video that you can preview beforehand and is super low stress. The great thing about the zooms is we’re all there to bounce ideas off of and/or ask questions. The thing I didn’t realize before I started is that a lot of it is about following the processes.