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Whimsical Horse painting. Art journal page 75.

This page was created as intuitive painting. Background is collaged with newspapers (previously sprayed with black paint) and tape transfer. This little image gave me the color combination of Blue+ Orange, which is one of my favorite on the color wheel. I added the … Continue reading

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Project for a month “Find a face” final page:face 30.

Here is the final page # 30 for the July 2013 Project for a month! When I started this challenge (“finding “a face in my random prepared backgrounds-Art journal pages) I was wondering if I would have enough imagination and creativity to … Continue reading

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Art journal page “Dream and believe”. Project for a month “Find a face”: face 28.

 The background for this page was gessoed, collaged, stamped and stencilled, then collaged over again with fibers,and recycled  tea bags. Face is painted with acrylics. The quote for the page reads:” To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; … Continue reading

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“Life is a desire” Art journal page. Project for a month:face 26.

Today I actually will show you “before” and “after” images to demonstrate how I did “find” the face on the pre painted (with acrylics) background. The darkest spot on the left top corner looks like a Charlie Chaplin’s hat! I just … Continue reading

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Art journal page “Believe nothing”. Project for a month “Find a face”: face 24.

This page really happened itself; I didn’t have to look for inspiration. I knew, it will be something with Zen theme. Background had some random colors of white, golden, black, blue, magenta, and some stamped images. The Buddha face was “found” … Continue reading

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Art journal page “Don’t be afraid to cry”. Project for a month, face 22.

Currently I am reading, exploring the history and culture on the local Native American tribes (Spokane, Nez Perce, and others). So many heart breaking stories! I wanted to have a page in my Art journal devoted to Native American wisdom. I … Continue reading

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Art journal page “Enlightenment”.Face # 20 for “Find a face” Project for a month.

This page was already “loaded” with colors and textures. If you have read my older posts, you know that my current Art journal is a Junk journal. Before I put it together each page was already painted, collaged, etc. I … Continue reading

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Art journal page “Sometimes I wonder”.Face #19 Project for a month “Find a face”

Acrylic painting with collage element.The face was “found” intuitively in the painted background. Related Images:

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“Find a face” #18. Project for a month. Torn telephone book pages collage.

For the current page I decided to use a special technique: torn telephone book pages collage. Telephone book paper is absorbent and I often use it for messy projects. Recently I made alcohol inks, using telephone book as my work … Continue reading

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“Find a face” #17.Project for a Month . Art journal page “Feeling different”.

The quote for the page reads:”Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not a sitter”(Oscar Wild). The page was already gessoed before I started, and had washes and spots of pink, red, orange , and … Continue reading

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