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Art Journal Every Day 2013

I managed to compile a set of entries for 2011 and 2012, and while there were long lulls, the journey then was a learning experience for me both in art and in expressing myself. I know that it’s a month … Continue reading

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In search of a new art journal for 2013

I’ve already “trimmed” my old art journal.  Luckily, the bulging pages had created a more or less “even” book that allowed me to cut the left-over pages easily without causing an imbalance in the book.  I’ve been studying how I … Continue reading

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My Art, My Altered Book

My screensaver these days here at home is a simple black and white square graphic of some inspiring words from Kurt Vonnegut: “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. … Continue reading

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And life goes on…

I’m on page 73 of My Altered Book and I’m starting to write on the first 4 pages of the book.  I want to make my happiness journal a “no-pressure” journal which means I am not stressing out to work … Continue reading

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Desiderata in my Art Journal

I knew I had written about this poem before and you can click here for the original post written in 2006 where the full text of the poem appears. Sometimes, one of the problems that stump art journalers (is there … Continue reading

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My Altered Book

So I picked a regular hard bound book — taped it up, and have started painting backgrounds. I’m on my 5th layout, I believe, and I’m hoping to do 3-4 more all throughout the day instead of waiting for the … Continue reading

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International Union of Mail-Artists

My curiosity about Mail-Art or Correspondence art was so piqued that I searched for groups or websites dedicated to them and I landed here, the home of the International Union of Mail-Artists or IUOMA.  I’m still trying to navigate my … Continue reading

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Art Journal Every Day: Talking to myself

I so titled this entry because the journaling is very personal and I executed it in such a way that it was only visible to me. I started with this background which was pink and blue acrylic over a grey … Continue reading

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More Newspaper Collage Postcards

I’m really enjoying creating my Newspaper Collage postcards.  I have around 6 works in progress in the hopes of stocking up on items to trade — but with the weekend edition papers in, I think I’ll have to limit myself … Continue reading

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Postcards and Mail Art: Newspaper Collage

I’m not feeling too well today.  I don’t know if it’s the heat or just my present medical condition, but I am really feeling weak.  I did manage to do errands with the boys and get home in one piece … Continue reading

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