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“Intelligence without ambition” Art journal page 42.

Techniques and materials for this piece: collage, painting, stamping with painted papers and book pages, fabric, acrylics, inks, spray paint. I just enjoy painting birds, and Salvador Dali is my personal favorite. Inspiring Dali’s quote motivated this page and my … Continue reading

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“Wow”(inspired by Andy Warhol art) Art journal page 41.

Mixed media painting/collage is created for the “Modern masters” challenge at http://artjournaling.ning.com. This month the Master is Andy Warhol. The page has a fold out. Color combination and focal image is inspired by Warhol’s art.     Related Images:

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Grid painting Method .Art journal page 40 “L is for Lemon”.

Hosting April 2013 challenge for  art journalers at artjournaling.ning.com I offered to explore the Grid painting Method (see my older post about it).Today I am sharing another page which I made using mixed media and the same idea of a … Continue reading

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Art journal page 34 “How to make a smile”.

What is a smile made of? How do we read a face expression without including eyes? How important the eyes’ appearance for a portrait? Related Images:

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Art journal page 33 “Dog”.

A Dog’s eye study (acrylics) and a quick pen sketch of my dog (Bullmastiff). Related Images:

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April 13 Challenge for Art Journalers and artwork giveaway.

April is here! This month will be special. I will host a challenge for the Art Journalers group and create a one of a kind piece of art as a GIVEAWAY for my readers. During the April I will share … Continue reading

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Art journal page 32 “Share your world”.

Today’s Mixed-media collage for my Junk Art journal is created on solid yellow cardstock. The border and the phrase are from magazines and junk mail cut outs. Background is colored with water soluble oil pastels, pigment inks, and stamped /painted with craft acrylic … Continue reading

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Art journal page 29. Stylized face painting.

Practicing painting whimsical and stylized faces. Title of the page is “Spiritual”. I used the color combination of blue/green, teal/ turquoise, purple, and orange. Painted with acrylics over the paper collage.   Related Images:

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Art journal page 28. Abstract geometric shapes as a background.

I like abstract and surreal paintings. How about using geometric shapes as a background for the subject of painting? With this idea I created Art journal page “Perfect balance”. Background is painted with acrylics.   Related Images:

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Art journal page 27 “Book”.Cobalt teal/ purple/ green /orange color combination practice.

Another page – color combination practice. The quote for the page is by one of my favorite authors Marcel Proust:” There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book”. … Continue reading

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