After watching (and posting about Teesha Moore’s Art Journal Collage Videos) I was inspired to create a spread in my own Art Journal. I had already painted the page black so that was the background I went with – it feels fitting to this season as darkness is ascending in Sweden.

Teesha Bug Pages (Copyright Hanna Andersson)

The body part figure-girls that I’ve struggled with in previous collages came together quite easy this time. My favorite is the right one with her striped socks and the skirt with flames, cut out from a image in a coffee add! She got a bird hat and the redhead got a daisy hat.

Did you catch the Teesha Bug too?

Because I’m not the only one who caught it, I’ve noticed. Many others seem to have caught on to it, and I’m not talking about the flu here. I think I will name it The Teesha Bug! Is it a decease or a contagious trend? Melissa, Kim and Paula are just a few of the ones I’ve encountered lately infected with The Teesha Bug. When I visited these ladies my own Teesha inspired Art Journal spread lay open on the floor waiting to dry so I could journal in it. Atchoo!

– Bless you!

This what the spread looks like finished, with journaling and doodles added:

Art Journal inspired by Teesha (Copyright Hanna Andersson)
The text is written with a white Gelly Roll pen by Sakura.

Close up on girl with bird hat:
Green Bird hat girl (Copyright Hanna Andersson)
With a owl on her shoulder too, a sure iHanna sign as I still love owls very much.

And miss Daisy, with a blood red finch on her shoulder;
Redhead Daisy Girl (Copyright Hanna Andersson)
Who with her lovely red hair turned out to be a vampire. I guess I’ve been watching to much True Blood lately huh? The text says: Sugen på livet which I would translate “Feel peckish for life” but with the double meaning of “Sucking in life”… if you get my drift?

The pages were painted black with inspiration from The Street Team Crusade number 34 in October; Come over to the dark side which I’ve been really enjoying but not posted any pages from yet. I don’t think Teesha has uses black backgrounds, so that was a bit of a twist to her style. The bright colors of the border really came through with the black background.

And it’s already November (brr!). We’re moving on with #35; What’s your sign? – a crusade where we think of the symbols or signs that remind us of loved ones. Michelle’s story about her sign is so sweet, go read it and think about what signs you notice…

* More inspiration pages at Teesha Moore
* Join the Street Team Crusades this month

oh, and even more video inspiration recently found

* Diana Trout does a video on Image Transfer with Gel Medium!
* Kelly Rae Roberts did a video about playful wings and painting her style!
* Martha, who made a video of her 16-pages Teesha Inspired Journal already!