First up is an art journal page that I did in my favorite new journal. It is a Strathmore Pro-Art Watercolor Journal, which basically means the paper inside is a heavy weight watercolor paper. Water color paper will take a lot of different mediums, even wet watercolors, so it is great for art journaling. Here is the page ...
Next up are some little bits of art I've been making using old dictionary pages ... what do you think about these?
And these cuties led me to try something TOTALLY out of my comfort zone! Drawing/sketching on old dictionary pages, and coloring them with Gelatos and watercolors. I am in love with the Eiffel Tower!
I did this one by looking at a stamp I had of the Eiffel Tower. Mine came out totally different, but I love it ... a lot! The blue tint on the paper is from Gelatos. I sketched the tower using a Kimberly Graphite Pencil in 6B ... very soft, and draws like a dream. Then I went over it with the Tim Holtz markers linked above. Oh, and I did it on a dictionary page that has the history of France!
The chair came out great! The sketching was done just like above ... graphite pencil then markers. The coloring was done with Gelatos, except for the chair legs, which are watercolors. The white on the arms of the chair is from a Uniball Signo White Gel Pen ... the BEST white pen ever! (And no, I don't have a dozen ... I have one!)
So tell me, what do you think of my artsy endeavors??? I am loving what I am doing right now ... and THAT is a true sign that I am doing something right! I'll be back soon to share my newest artsy challenge obsession! Blessings,