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365 Collages | Week 23 | Starting from t...

365 Collages | Week 23 | Starting from the Same Point

What would happen if you used one piece of paper, cut into roughly the same size, on seven different collages, as a starting point? I set this as a challenge for myself, just for fun. For me, I cut seven strips of pink flower power paper, and glued each one down along the edge on […]

365 Collages | Week 36 | Vintage Edition

365 Collages | Week 36 | Vintage Edition

Simplified I finished these collages last week, for my personal challenge to create 365 square art collages in 2013. I still love this project! Love love love. I hope you like today’s collages, because I do. I would, as always, like to know if you find a favorite among these – and what about that […]

The Millenium Postcards Layer 3

The Millenium Postcards Layer 3

I got a bunch of half finished postcards from Natasha the other day and finally it was my time to add a third “layer” to each postcard before sending them off again. This Swap Idea was introduced to me by Tammy who invited a bunch of bloggers to join the swap. Each of the six […]

Even more Embroideried Owls

Even more Embroideried Owls

MY embroidered owl ATC:s! Here is the rest of the gang. I got a little owl obsessed (or have I always been?) this spring and kept doing these little cuties. I’ve used about the same form and eye size on all of them, but it’s very fascinated how they all are so different and have […]

The Sketchbook Project | Last Pages in t...

The Sketchbook Project | Last Pages in the Grids & Lines sketchbook

I filled this red Moleskine sketchbook with “mostly collage and questions” about grids and lines, which was my theme. Today’s post is the last one about this sketchbook also known as “the Sketchbook Project sketchbook”. I almost get nostalgic while looking at these photos… Related PostsKeeping a Travel Journal Explore Colour in a Sketchbook the […]

Colour Studies in a sketchbook

Colour Studies in a sketchbook

Thinking about Colour Studies in a sketchbook, this one: Two weeks ago on my art journal check in for week 4 here at the blog which means this week it is already week 6 of this year. I have been really creative taking photos and teaching my first class. And also playing a bit in […]

It’s all in the little details

It’s all in the little details

A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching. Sivananda Oh, I know! You are […]

The December Journal part III

The December Journal part III

Today part III of browsing through the pages of The December Journal, the never ending story… Hehe, actually today I will show you the last pages of this journal, not all are finished spreads but ready to be used when Christmas 2011 comes around and as you all know, that will happen sooner than we […]

Winter Schminter (more from my December ...

Winter Schminter (more from my December Journal)

Today part II of The December Journal, just a few more pages, some evidence of my own Christmas traditions, found imagery, Winter Schminter postcard and fun ideas all bound together with love (and a spiral spine of course). A little collection of Christmas colours: red, white and green. The paper on the left (with orange […]

The December Journal

The December Journal

The December Journal is here, and it’s lovely. Remember the pile of papers and Christmas ephemera I collected on my desk in December? I turned the whole pile into a December Journal full of Christmas Evidence! Most of the pages are sewn on the sewing machine and the journal itself is spiral bound. I’ve got […]

December Journal in progress

December Journal in progress

I decided to go ahead and make myself a Christmassy December Journal anyway, even though it was half through December and I really didn’t have the time to do it. Sometimes when there is no time you just have to ignore that and do your thing anyway. Especially if it makes you happy. Sewing papers […]