Monthly Archives: May 2010

May Inspiration Mosaic

My inspiration mosaic for May 2010. You can click on the image to get all the credit links at flickr, where you will be further inspired by even more photos by these lovely artists – or view this mosaic big … Continue reading

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Zine benefits

I mentioned in my previous post how I altered the second batch a bit, allowing myself some creative freedom. I took the time to colour in all the little me in the sketch of me and Smilla. I have a … Continue reading

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The Creative Process of Mettazine

Making a zine is a lot of fun, and it includes many steps even after all the text is written, edited, layouted and printed… Decorating the covers of the first batch with scrapbook leftover papers, sewing on papers like it … Continue reading

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Booklet Journal using Brown Paper

It matters not how strait the gate how charged with punishments the scroll I am the master of my fate I am the captain of my soul William Earnest Henley After going XL on brown paper I decided to go … Continue reading

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Painting Extra Big on brown paper

Adopt this philosophy: When it comes to art journals, anything worth doing is worth overdoing! Quote from the book True colors (found at The Altered page) Love this quote! And so appropriate, because overdoing is my favorite thing to do … Continue reading

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Good weather, no rain

It’s been such beautiful weather I have spent lots of time outside, plus this weekend we had a embroidery exhibit that I will write more about later. But today I thought I’d show you some of the cute stuff that … Continue reading

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Pretzel Sighting

I was on my way to a friend when I walked by this an few houses. When I notice that it has this nice pink hue I stop, take up my camera and snap a photo. Later I play with … Continue reading

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More from the Exploring Pink Sketchbook

A few more spreads from my Pink Sketchbook where I continue to explore my favorite colour. Have you started yours yet? Let me know where I can view it in the comments below, I’m dead curious! Please follow and like:Related … Continue reading

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I made a Zine about Art Journaling

Every man’s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. Samuel Butler I have wanted to do a zine of my own for a few years now. It’s … Continue reading

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Owl Collages and Matting

I will make my present as close to my future as I possibly can. That is the secret. Love where you are. Make the most of it. Get to the feeling of what you are after. That is what you … Continue reading

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