February 29Faces Check-In (Updated and Edited)

The final check-in is here. https://youtu.be/LI9Fk8gjme4 Here is the main journal I used throughout the challenge for February. I am sure there are a couple other faces in other journals, but these are the 'official' ones. Originally, I was going to use one single reference photo for every single sketch---that did not happen. Originally, I …

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February 29Faces Check-In

https://youtu.be/ZDTtwo8aLYo This video shows you the first faces I have sketched out for 29Faces this February. Ayala Art hosts this challenge. You can learn more here on her site. Now, the first journal you see is my "official' for this year's 29Faces challenge journal. There are enough pages in this journal to sketch a face …

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The 100 Days Projects Begins This Month

photo unsplash.com The new #100DayProject begins on February 13. You can learn all about the project by checking out their official website here. I am still working on exactly what I want to do this year. Two years ago I filled a sketchbook with random splashes of color in order to use that sketchbook either …

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29 Faces In February

photo unsplash.com New year, new 29 Faces hosted by Ayala Art. Check out all the information from her here. The goal is to create 29 Faces during the month of February. Basically, any human face, any medium you chose. For this month (since there is a second 29 Faces challenge in September) I plan to …

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Video: A LGB ‘Pumpkin’ Journal

https://youtu.be/rns5dGE7klo I made this journal for my 9yo per his request. He wanted pumpkins, so I used pumpkin scrapbooking paper as covers for each signature. His favorite color is yellow, so I used several different yellow shades of cardstock. I never know what media this kid will use, so I needed something a bit tough …

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The Second of Three Strange Little Projects

photo unsplash.com For the second strange little project, which is actually the very first one I started, I took my art journal (A5) and pondered it for a little bit. All those stark white blank pages, they just stared at me. Plus, I am not entirely ready to immerse myself in filling an art journal …

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The First Of Three Strange Little Projects

photo unsplash.com Before my May began to go downhill, I started to play with two different journals while I sat in front of the television. I need to figure out where the photos of my projects are so I can post them here. For my first journal was a blank unlined journal my daughter had …

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Finding Old Unfinished Art Journal Projects

photo unsplash.com We have been doing some cleaning...not spring cleaning, but that deep down cleaning that comes when one's health (mine, in particular) improves enough to be able to accomplish more than one had in the past (within reason, again due to health issues) and as someone has recently moved out (mostly) we can now …

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My Art Grimoire

same journal, but not the same picture discussed below I pulled out my art grimoire the other day.  I had been cleaning up my area and found a few pieces of art that I had started for Southern Gal’s class Soulful Reflections. I knew they belonged in my art grimoire.  I also knew there were …

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