Category: Art Journal

Oct 03

Art Journal-Fish Juggler

Fish Paintings Here is the latest page in my art journal.  I took pictures of it along the way so I could explain the steps. Step One:  I painted watercolors of fish directly into the book, then photographed them so I could print the photos smaller onto cardstock. Step Two:  I photocopied sheets of old …

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Sep 21

Altered Book 1

For the past year or so, collage has fascinated me.  It’s a completely different direction from my usual art.  Altered books especially interest me, because it’s 3D art and because it’s recycled. It does take some courage to actually destroy a book, but I consoled myself in that there were other copies for sale at …

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Sep 15

Art Journal-Arizona Roadtrip

My sister sent back my art journal, and now I have to think of the next page.  I have a tenative idea, but haven’t started yet.  Here’s the page that I did a year ago today.

Aug 26

Art Journal-Fox and Tomatoes

This is my latest page in the art journal I’m sharing with my sister.  I used copies of the notes I took at Clarion for the background, and the brown paper are tea-stained scraps of two short stories I wrote. The title of the piece is Rewriting: An Armful of Tomatoes. My analogy is that …

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Aug 20

Art Journal-Wicked Queen

My sister and I have been working on a pair of Art Journals for over a year now.  I made some 140lb watercolor signatures, and we each created our own covers.  Then we’ve taken turns mailing the books back and forth to each other, so every other page is by the other person.  Here’s the …

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