the prompt this week for Journal52 is "Somewhere, A Simple Place".
on tuesday i located a sheet of paper that i had already begun to background onto and did some more coloring, scribbling, stenciling, etc.
i was thinking of going "somewhere" into an imaginary garden . . .
then on wednesday i searched around for a quote that might work for the page. i found a couple i liked and looked through some old ephemera for ideas. so just an art journal brainstorm going on that day.
thursday morning i found a calendar page from a 2013 World Wildlife calendar that got me thinking in a whole new direction. i cut the page down to 8 and a half inches by 11 inches and decided to make it my base . . . clipped some more aquatic type images and called it good for the day.
a big clip art storm that day~!
friday morning i got out the glue stick and started creating a "border" on my page as suggested by Chelle at Journal52. she offered two suggestions this week as well as the prompt and i hope to use the other one as this page progresses.
this Journal52 thing is shaping up to be a really worthwhile use of my art journaling time~! if you have wanted to art journal but didn't know how or when to start you should consider jumping in. she's not requiring that you spend a lot of money on supplies and the workshop itself is free.
this is where the "Up, Up, & Away" (last weeks Journal52 prompt) theme was carrying me on monday . . .
i am now realizing that my umbrella has gotten caught up in the wind. the weather was crazy windy for a few days last week and not just in my imagination/art.
i also now realize that the 'protection' my umbrella was giving me is 'gone with the wind'.
maybe i don't need it after all . . . weehheeee . . .
recent gifts include:
- making my own beef broth
- feeling the warmth of a morning cup of coffee in my hands
- sunshine. blue skies. sunshine. and oh~! some sunshine
- anticipating a quick weekend visit from the wonderful daughter
- smelling the garlicky pasta sauce simmering on the stove