My Journal Monday–Week 21

This week I had a lot of catching up to do at the house and several things planned away from home.  It’s been tough getting any time to be “arty” the last several days!  This week’s My Journal Monday was mostly playing with some new art supplies and a little letter tracing–a very cathartic activity indeed! 🙂 I […]

My Journal Monday–Week 20 and 29 Faces — Blog Challenge — No. 27 & Art It Friday – Show Your Face

I am still inspired by Mindy Lacefield’s  the 24 Faces Project on-line class.  I decided that my journal entry from a couple of weeks ago would be a great place for such a simple little face.  I did it in about 10 min this morning before I left for work so it isn’t as good as it probably […]

My Journal Monday–Week 19 and 29 Faces — Blog Challenge — No. 26 & Art It Friday – Show Your Face

Paint Party FridayI’m back on a portrait track again.  I signed up with Mindy Lacefield for her the 24 Faces Project on-line class.  I’m very excited.  She has such a simplistic way of doing her little girl faces–who can resist?  I also signed up for a refresher of sorts, the Refined and Unrefined Face on-line class.  […]

My Journal Monday–Week 18

Last week I posted a spread that was mainly some Payne’s Gray and gesso… I finally started pulling out of my sinus funk a little this weekend and DH took the grandson to some drag races in a nearby town.  I spent most of the morning cleaning up personal email and looking through inspirational art […]

My Journal Monday–Week 17

I’m posting a little later today than I should.  However, I wanted to post something fresh so I had to wait until I had created something “fresh.”  I think I must be in my blue/Payne’s Gray period in my art at the moment.  I keep going back to the Payne’s Gray Golden Acrylic heavy bodied […]

My Journal Monday–Week 16

Sorry about the late post today.  The 9 YO grandson came over yesterday afternoon and with all the other activities that I had going on this weekend I was unable to get it all done.  I had to go out of town Thursday evening and didn’t return until late Saturday night so I didn’t get […]

Tangling With Molygon

Over on The Diva’s blog, Laura posted a challenge to create a Zentangle using the newest tangle pattern released: Molygon.  So other people had already uploaded their examples to Laura’s post so I went and checked them out.  They were as unique and varied as the people who had posted them.  Wow.  So much variation on […]

My Journal Monday–Week 15

I have been wanting to try adding some raised texture to my journal pages.  Over on Donna Downey’s Inspiration Wednesday posts, she is “always” adding some type of raised texture with gel medium or modeling paste, etc., and then highlighting it with some Raw Umber glaze to make the texture patterns pop.  Today is the […]

Tangling in a Tangle

Over on The Diva’s blog, Laura posted a challenge to create your Zentangles within a Zentangle pattern itself.  I thought that sounded like fun and I really needed something quiet and calming to do in an arty way after my week this week.  The first three months of the year at my job are always […]

My Journal Monday–Week 14 & Sunday Words

We had a special praise and worship service last night at our church.  It was awesome.  I led a song called Wonder by Bethel Music.  It was pretty good if I do say so myself.  🙂  I am still basking in His Glory this morning and just had to do this simple page as a […]