Monday, January 11, 2016

Remembering June

Remembering June and planning for this year's Roses. 

I left my play journal out on the desk. There were many chores waiting me, but I stole some time for me. There is nothing that centers me like putting color on a page. Tonight it was prismacolor markers that did the trick. The feeling of the marker making contact with the paper - this makes me grounded. 


I had prepared this page over a month ago. Big red circles and then petals from a silk flower gessoed down to the page. The rest was added tonight. Once again....it looks completely different than when I started.

There are chores to do and I'm running behind in my art courses. But I'm adding color to my life and moving forward. 

4 comments:

  1. How fun is this! And good for you. Color in life is so important. I don't know where you live but here in Michigan the color outside is white. No complaints -- it hadn't snowed much at all where I am, not even in December or till a few days ago and while I don't like winter, it's hard to complain when you've already knocked off a month of it! But getting color into life seems all the more important at times like this! And this is pretty, too!

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    1. Jeanie, it's snowing here for the second time this winter. Like you I'm not jumping for joy about it, but we have had it really good for a long stretch. Here in New England it's been unseasonably warm. So the snowflakes come down and make a monochromatic background - sort of like gesso on a art journal page. I will add color here inside and allow the outside all the stark beauty it holds - for at least a couple of hours.

      Thanks for coming by and the affirmation. I enjoy your comments so much!

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