Monthly Archives: February 2013

Art journal page 14 ” Turn over a new leaf”.

It was a really fun page to make: I painted background with acrylics on a piece of dark red paper (it created  underpainting effect), drew simple shapes of the trees and filled in the sketch with torn pieces of telephone book … Continue reading

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Art journal page 12-13 “I thought we had FOREVER”.

This 2 pages spread subject is very personal and symbolic. All images, words and numbers have a very special meaning for me. Techniques I used for this page spread: collage, hand-painted paper (with acrylics),masking, stamping, image transferring, stenciling, pen drawing. … Continue reading

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Art journal page 11 “Every day is a gift”. Using photo in painting

Mixed-media acrylic painting : experimenting with textures and colors. This page is inspired by a photo of my youngest son when he was a snowboarder- beginner. Snowboarding is now one of our favorite family activities. Too bad that children are growing … Continue reading

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Art journal page 10 ” Conversation”.

This mixed -media painting was inspired by Diana Ong’s “Sisy” painting. I liked the colors of the piece and wanted to play with the bright palette. As I mentioned before, my Art journal is quite a Junk journal, containing all sorts of junk … Continue reading

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Art Journal. Page 9 “Natural world”

Another Art journal page as a painted collage. I was experimenting with the layers and the color palette. I used acrylic paints and ink pen for writing. If you have not read the posts about construction of my Junk Art … Continue reading

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Art journal. Page 8 “Obstacles”.Painted collage

After learning more about specifics of an Art journal as a category I think that my Journal can be considered as an Art book , or even a sketch book, but it’s not really important, how to call the book. It’s … Continue reading

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