This is another painting I created in my Strathmore 11″ x 14″ Watercolor Journal. She was part of the online course from “She Blooms in Ink” taught by the very talented artist, Tamara Laporte at Willowing.org.
The quote reads “Be brave, follow your 💖, live your dream.” I love the bold colors in this painting. May we all find the courage to live more boldly!
When I was a kid and the teacher would bring out the scissors, paper and glue I knew it was going to be an awesome day because we would create some type of art. Sometimes it’s fun to go back to the basics and cut out pictures and simply glue them in a journal.
I’m not a textile artist but I look in awe at the quilts others make. I came across these photos in Quilting Arts magazine and decided to make journal pages from them. These were images of quilts created and designed by Jean Impey. They were simply stunning!
I onced used a hand wipe to clean inks from my studio table and it looked pretty cool at the time so I kept the wipe and let dry so I could use it for my art. It ended up finding a home in my journal 😊 The leaves and the heart were made using the recycled wipe. I thought they went well with the images and background color.
Hope this quote and happy journal layout inspire you in way today.
I wanted to share a quick post with you today. I created this lovely girl in my Strathmore 11″ x 14″ Watercolor Journal. She is part of the “She Blooms in Ink” online course taught by a very talented artist, Tamara Laporte at Willowing.org.
Since this is part of Tamara’s online class I can’t go into detail on how she was made but I can say it was loads of fun! I highly recommend Tamara’s course, it’s well worth it! I have a few more projects to do, so I’ll post them as I go.