image progression: affirmations journal • vibrant & unique

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Background painted on slightly damp paper with Higgins orange and magenta inks, and Golden Fluid Acrylics white paint. After the pages dried, mandala designs were drawn with Faber-Castell India ink pens and markers. 
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Golden Fluid Acrylics, primarily white was used with Higgins Turquoise ink and misted with water to allow colors to mix and bleed together.
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Once pages had dried, white marker was used to add details to the painted areas as well as the implied spiral shells and mandalas.


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“I am vibrant. I am unique” • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018
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“I am vibrant. I am unique” (Detail image) • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018
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“I am vibrant. I am unique” (Detail image) • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018
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“I am vibrant. I am unique” (Detail image) • Affirmations Visual Journal • Carly Swenson • 2018

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