Art Challenge: Repeating Elements
Journal Prompt: It's Worth Repeating
I felt like I needed to do triangular shapes - I even cut a special stencil for this page...
First I started to add the triangles without any particular rhyme or reason.
When I added a bit of white ink drippage, I found out the thin Moleskine pages were starting to fall apart...
I fixed it with pieces of tissue paper and went on adding more triangles.
Finally, I added the journaling spots - triangles, of course.
Note on the crumbling journal:
I cut the spine of the journal open a month ago to allow it to expand because of all the paper and paint I had been adding to it. Now it seems I need to reinforce every page with something - gesso is wet so it wouldn't help so I'll be using tissue/deli paper. Which means the journal will expand even further.
I'm thinking about removing the hard covers as they are very constricting...
[Update: the covers were removed after Week 12 - and I think it was a good idea.]
Art Challenge: Using at Least Five Layers
Journal Prompt: Give Me a High Five
I wanted my 5 layers to be distinguishable - so I divided the page into 5 strips masking one out at each step.
The bottom layer is a grey tissue paper. I used different stencils for each layer.
I added the quote using tiny alpha stickers.
Note on (the lack of) journaling:
I'm way behind with the weekly journal entries. I keep a regular daily diary. So this is a bit redundant. Also, I don't feel like I should be adding something personal to my art. I might write something later but I think it's highly improbable.