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This moment is enough

Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. Mother Teresa I adore my phone’s camera because it is with me all the time, every moment, to capture the moment… As I come home … Continue reading

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Staring at the blank page before you…

I am unwritten, can’t read my mind, I’m undefined I’m just beginning, the pen’s in my hand, ending unplanned Staring at the blank page before you Open up the dirty window Let the sun illuminate the words that you could … Continue reading

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Mandala drawing #2: snowflakes

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake… Francis Bacon These two looks like snowflakes in … Continue reading

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Let’s play with Found Poetry

Here is another spread with lots of circle fascination, where I’ve also played with cut out words and created my own (Swedish) Found Poetry. I love these little poems! They make me smile because the language is old fashioned and … Continue reading

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Art journal peek: A Very Brown Page

Fishy poetry in my art journal. en koffertfisk, att bygga stora snäckor med ekar och smultronträd, lycka och glädje. Found poetry poem by iHanna. Translated it would sound something like this: a “trunk fish”, to build big shells together with … Continue reading

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On the streets of spring

It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through … Continue reading

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Un univers poétique

I am transparent and writing becomes visible inside me words in invisible ink which appear when the paper is held to the fire! Tomas Tranströmer (in translation) So Katze, a painted cat, was inspired by German, and this page in … Continue reading

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Colour swatches and poetic words

Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. Federico García Lorca Colour swatches belongs in your journal. This months crusade is about colours and naming them. It’s a welcome reminder that the Art Journal is an ongoing experiment, … Continue reading

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June, the empress of the year

The empress of the year, the meadows’ queen, Back from the East, with all her goodly train, Is come, to glorify the world again With length of light and middle Summer-Sheen. In every plot, upon her throne of green, Bright … Continue reading

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She is happy about spring

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way. /Pablo Neruda Smilla is so very appreciative that spring is here! … Continue reading

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