artist’s way: week seven

My week-long Artist’s Way lessons seem to be taking longer than a week.  I am procrastinating, although I am not sure why.  It isn’t intentional.  I could explain that my husband returned from a TDY earlier this month, we had a large welcome-back gathering to prepare for, thorough house cleaning, Thanksgiving preparations, my work schedule…

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journal process: angel on her shoulder

Image 1:  I used red acrylic ink a small amount of matte gel to thicken the liquid and provide texture.  In that mixture, I added a very small amount of violet iridescent powder (the color in this particular brand will reactivate when wet).  I also used a pink iridescent powder mixed with matte medium.  I…

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artistic themes IV: fairy tale influence

Fairy tale imagery has appeared consistently in my artwork throughout the past few years.  My association with such imagery had been instinctual—while working, storybook pages, text, or imagery simply seemed to fit with the atmosphere or tone I was creating within a specific piece. I knew I had an internal association with the imagery, and…

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via air mail III

As I mentioned in my previous post last September, several of my fellow artistic college classmates and I took part is a little art postcard exchange.  Our theme was Inside/Outside and over the past month I have been receiving these delightful and inspiring postcards in my post office box.  Our exchange was on a very small…

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artist’s way: week six

Here I am finishing week six, halfway through the Artist’s Way twelve-week course.  Thus far, I am glad I have attempted Cameron’s course, but I don’t feel particularly different.  I know changes inspired by The Artist’s Way are intended to be subtle, allowing them to be applicable and sustainable.  However, I am not certain how…

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