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Going back to basics with your Artwork

Going back to basics today! When you take a longer break from your main art practice, it is sometimes hard to find your way back into the well known and comfortable making of art… You want to find your way … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 20

Hand over the Scissors Another seven collages finished and all I can say is: I still love project 365 Collages! Right now I’m creating 4-5 collages in one sitting. I get into a creative flow that makes it hard to … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 19

Rose Garden III My collages are getting more and more abstract, with no or few depicting images, at least this week of 365 collages this is the case. I love that development. I love playing with shapes, colours and patterns, … Continue reading

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I love wrinkled brown paper

The cover if this art journal is made with my favorite technique of wrinkly brown paper glued down. The cardboard letters, a gift from Diane many years ago, are left plain because I think sometimes plain is just enough. It’s … Continue reading

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When Loose Pages come Together

I love working in a handbound or altered book for Art Journaling, it’s awesome for so many reasons. But also, I’ve found working on loose pages gives me something else. I even named it A Favorite Method of Art Journaling … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 11 – Typography Edition

DIY Typography, anyone? Typography (from the Greek words τύπος (typos) = form and γραφή (graphe) = writing) is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible. Typography Collage might be the art of arranging words … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 10

It’s Glue it Tuesday at Artsyville and of course I’m joining! Aren’t you? My most important tool is a glue stick! Right now my favorite brand is Uhu! I ♥ a good glue stick and I’m always buying new ones … Continue reading

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Working on Loose Art Journal Pages

When I started art journaling I used spiral bound books found in the book shop. Loved those journals! Then I moved on to altering vintage books, something that I still love. The way I fill a page varies with day … Continue reading

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Black and white collage

I really adore colors, but sometimes it’s fun to do something different. Like a collage using black and white images. This one is called Nuts about you. It also pictures my total fascination with grids and patterns. Take care! PS: … Continue reading

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I’m not strange

The truly great advances of this generation will be made by those who can make outrageous connections, and only a mind which knows how to play can do that. Nagle Jackson Self portrait, of some sort. Another journal page (previous … Continue reading

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