Art Journal Challenge Week Eleven Travel
A much easier prompt! This was Art Journal Challenge Week Eleven. Whee! Travel!
I used a few different tecniques on this page. I had previously painted one side green. Most of the images were cut and pasted from various sources. I used a stencil, added some words on places I want to travel to soon.
Where I Want to Travel To
Grenada in October
Savannah sometime this year? We have friends there and Savannah is rich in history that we’ve only scratched this surface of. They have fantastic food there too.
Napa Somehow I don’t think I could convince the Hubs to a Grenada, Savannah, and Napa all in the same year. Napa 2019!
The Tour Divide-well I doubt this would ever happen, but never say never. Bike from Banff, Canada, to Mexico.
My Biking tour of the Ohio to Erie Trail from Cinti to Cleveland. Or vice versa, I haven’t decided yet.
On to Week Twelve!
This week’s prompt was “Map”.
As so far, I start out strong. I’m really stoked about the challenge, then I tend to lose steam. Same with this week.
My painting is clumsy and amateuristic. I have this vision of what I want to create, but that is not what goes down on the paper. I think with the next challenge I am going to mix it up with a bunch more of “mixed media”.
Onto Week Ten!
Another week has gone by!
I started out pretty strong with this, but faltered midweek. Work has been a horrible strain lately, and I come home exhausted and don’t want to do anything but watch TV. I haven’t been feeling too creative.
When I touched the prompt “color” I thought of the Pantone Color of the Year Ultraviolet. But I cheated and printed it out via the printer. I did use my acrylic paint, watercolor, a few pieces of paper, and used my stencils a bit.
Onto the next week!
I made a cool background to start with, but quickly discovered writing long hand on the page wasn’t going to stand out. My handwriting is not the greatest.
I went back to printing out quotes. I was amused to see I had picked the same quote twice from different parts of my Pinterest page. I guess I need to put that book down and stop re-reading that same chapter.
I seem to have a theme on this quotes week about letting go and moving forward. I’ve been struggling with this for a year now. It’s been one year since I stopped running. I do want to move on. I’ve been trying to re-invent myself and find out “who” I am exactly since I am no longer a runner. I don’t know yet.
Overall I liked the look of my page. I used acrylic paint, watercolors, stamps to create my Week 8 Challenge. Week 8 of 52 gone already! Is it spring yet?