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“Find a face” #4.

For the June 4th I have chosen a face from the Picasso’s 1906 painting “Boy leading a horse” as an inspiration and a painting exercise. First, I just like the face on this famous painting. Second, I can enter this … Continue reading

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“She” -woman figure/poses sketches Art journal page 43.

If you read some of my older posts, you know that my current Art journal is a Junk journal. Pages are made from “whatever” I could paint on. This page is inspired by my youngest son’s handwriting (when he was in … Continue reading

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Marc Shagall inspired Art journal page 36.

  This page is created as a part of the “Modern Masters challenge”at http://artjournaling.ning.com/group/modern-masters-challenge . For the Aprill 13 it is Marc Shagall. Often people ask the question:”What is so special about Chagall’s art? Any 1st grader can paint like this !” … Continue reading

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Art Journal page 35 ” Some birds …”

Mixed-media acrylic painting on black background. Bottom – dry brush technique. Green stamped images on the background  are done with acrylic paint and hand-carved stamp.

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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 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 4 “Contradict”. Stylized face painting

Collage and acrylic painting. Related Images:

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Junk Art journal page 2 and 3-spread.Inspired by Gauguin

This is a double page spread. It is mixed-media acrylic painting with the quotes from Edgar Degas and Paul Gauguin. Those words describe my own feelings and attitude towards painting. The portrait on the left is a quick reproduction/interpretation of … Continue reading

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Art journal . Page 1 “Art is the only way”.Page about myself.

First page of my Junk Art Journal is the introduction. Here is my photo image as it appears on the website (gel medium transfer).Background is gessoed, painted and stenciled with acrylics (my favorite medium). I added some collage elements and … Continue reading

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Junk journal construction.

I started collecting my future Art journal pages, using old school cardboard folders, heavy paper covers (add inserts) from magazines, some kids’ old writing pad practicing pages, even old kids’ art on heavy paper. I altered some pages with gesso and … Continue reading

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