Are you the kind of artist that have many ideas in your
mind that never get done?
I usually have tons and it´s hard to keep up with them
maybe because I like having continuity but I decided
that I can try a few just for the pleasure of having the experience
and maybe that will keep adding to my multiple abilities, I don´t
have to be an expert on everything I try!! Lol!
Yes! I give my self permission to have fun trying new
things and explore other ideas and while doing it, I will
live in joy knowing that I am learning and expanding.
Why not try something new this year?
Try those things I´ve always wanted but
have put aside to do others, if not now, when?
This is me thinking about so many things like and I
think I´ll try a few this year and of course I will
share them with you!
The first one is a little book were I am doing a quick
journal page a day using collage and so many cute things from
the scrapbook store, I collect them obsessively and this time
I will put them to a good use before they get too old or get
wasted being under so many other stuff!
Here is what I used to make this cutie:
3 watercolor paper sheets
3 fine cardstock sheets
3 hand made paper sheets
They pages were divided in half, cut and folded, my signatures
are one of each of the folded parts, they aren´t sewed yet
so I can work freely and easier, the sewing will come at the end
but I can keep adding to the book this way!
vintage papers and images
my own images printed
magazine cut outs
scraps of old works
hand painted papers
I think mostly everything I find in my studio will be
part of this book! This are truly mixed media and
I use anything that comes to my mind or that I see in my
stash, then, I use this pages to add thoughts and words but you could
add just about anything, dates
poems, quotes, songs, lists, letters and anything you feel like!
Here are a few I have completed so far.
Of course my other loves will keep showing up, there is no way
I will stop, music, art and life, cooking, love, writing,
there is so much to life to be explored, what is your heart bumping for?
Live, enjoy, smile, life is a blessing,
getting old is a blessing
not many are able to enjoy, having the
time to do the things you love
is a blessing, having the tools to make
delicious food is a blessing,
having a hot bath is a blessing, having
friends and family is a blessing,
having electricity is a blessing, being able
to walk, to breath, to see the sunset
are blessings, being able to share is a blessing,
count your blessings!
That could be a good theme for a book! :)
Much love... Moni.