Tag Archives: exploring colour

Art journal peek: Pink Delights

Freed a spot on my messy desk! I guess that is how the floor gets filled… Just moving piles around, not really knowing where to put them. I want to use all of this right now, so why store it … Continue reading

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In focus: turquoise items

With the table and the stool painted turquoise I am more aware of the colour when I see it, especially in my own home. I’ve obviously been drawn to it for several years without taking notice. The glass bowl, behind … Continue reading

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Art journal peek: Painted balls of sunshine

Working in/with Creative Discovery, exploring the circle and all its colours. Circles that starts to shine as soon as I’ve painted them, turning into little balls of sun. Related PostsList Prompt #6: Crayon Colours Art Journal Peek | Doodles & … Continue reading

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Build a rainbow

Want to build a huge beautiful rainbow? This is my advice: pick just one colour and start there. If you try to start with all of the colours you end up with what is known as brain overload. The millions … Continue reading

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I like the colour of lips

Mmmm, colours! I can never get enough of them. Right now I like the colour of… …lips! And the colour of… …the Swedish forest. And what about these colours: Related PostsWhat I like about handmade postcards Button bag made by … Continue reading

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Colour swatches and poetic words

Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. /Federico García Lorca This months crusade is about colours and naming them. It’s a welcome reminder that the Art Journal is an ongoing experiment, and it should never become a … Continue reading

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Colour Studies in a sketchbook

Two weeks ago it was art journal check in week 4 here at the blog so this week it is already week 6 of this year. I have been really creative taking photos and teaching my first class. And also … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge: Mix some gray!

Today, as a creative exercise: paint a whole page (or spread) in your art journal gray! Mix black and white together if you don’t have a tube of gray. This is a Diana Trout inspired Creative Nudge (this one is … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Green Page

The Green spread is the last of the monochromatic pages that I have made so far. Making a monochromatic page is like doing a little colour investigation. I picked up all the green pens from my pen box and it … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Orange Art Journal Page

Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow. /Kandinsky The fourth spread in my Monochromatic Series, and the colour is happy orange. I’m not sure if it is true but I heard that orange is the colour of creativity. … Continue reading

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