I've been very inspired lately watching Christy Sobolewski (aka Gulfsprite) and her weekly YouTube vlog and art reviews. She's been sharing what she's worked on during that week and I love that idea. Hopefully, that's something that I can start doing as well!
But for now, I think that I will try to do just a quick update, hopefully daily, on my poor, neglected blog. Not much chit chat, just photos of what I did that day and what-nots like that.
I was embarrassed to see that I had not posted on here since September 2014! Being asked to create some projects for the SCACD Celebration Hop pulled me out of my no-blogging shell and seems to have inspired me to share more on here again.
I have actually been creating like crazy since January! I signed up for Wyanne Thompson's class "You & Me in 2015" and once it started up the middle of January, I haven't stopped creating something almost every day. This has been such a blessing to my soul! And, the biggest reason for that change was that I was able to move my art area from our cold, dark dungeon of an unfinished basement. I am now in the "formal dining area" on the main floor of our house, right by the kitchen, and everything else that I need to be by as a busy mom. The kids and I share this area, so it's half play room/ half art studio and it's been working out wonderfully! Now I can work in there so easily, even if it's just a few minutes here and a few minutes there. It is honestly the best thing that has happened in my artist life! I did a quick walk through of my art area at the beginning of the video today for my Journaling by 5s-Session 5. You can see it here. :-)
So, I will start sharing photos of the things that I have made these past couple of months, bit by bit, until I'm caught up....
For now, here's what I did today.....
Snow arrived early this afternoon and we went from being 37F degrees
outside to feeling like 10F degrees in just a few hours....burr....
I finished up Session 5 of Shannon Green's Journaling by 5s....
so this journal is all done and ready for "free play"!
I pulled some images to use to make 10 collage postcards
and then realized that I was out of 140 lb watercolor paper.
I like to use the watercolor paper as a base, because it's sturdy.
So, these will have to wait until tomorrow. :-(
We went to Barnes & Noble last night and I stumbled upon
this magazine and couldn't resist buying it.
and....I picked up this magazine a couple of weeks ago at Whole Foods.
I need to get another copy, because there are some beautiful
images in it to use in my collage journal, but too much
great information (recipes and such) that I want to save!
Thanks so much for stopping by and please let me know if posts like this are something that you would enjoy!