Drips and smears

The idea is to use the last of my mixed media art supplies and move on to different activities. Can I go a year without buying new supplies? Probably not.…

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Mixed media art journal page

What and how?

I ask myself when I wake What am I doing? How should I proceed? What does my soul want? What does it need? I question my authority when I chime…

Purple paint on a book page

Finding a way

Taking time for fitness For me, exercising as soon as I get home from work is the way to go. I can do something at home or go use the…

Lost

You took it for granted, didn’t you? Well, now it’s gone. Why won’t you move on? Get a new thing. Be different. Be still. Be silent. Go inside and don’t…

Birds

Sometimes a poem doesn’t come. That is a fact of life. So you throw words at birds and hope they take flight.

2011 was a year

I made this page in 2011. Turns out I was wrong about the career path. Careers aren’t what they’re cracked up to be. How would I know though?

Handwriting Anatomy

A prompt from Writer’s Digest. I’ve come to romanticize the idea of writing by hand. I imagine avid journal writers sitting in cafes filling the pages of their leather-bound notebooks…

I’ve been meaning to…

I went to see the Passion of Joan of Arc at the IU Cinema a few weeks ago. It’s a silent film made in 1928 and directed by Carl Theodor…

The Art Journal from 12/30/16

Lately, I’ve been art journaling more frequently. The other day I decided to draw a design on the page and then add color with small brushes. I am pleased with…