I am leaving for a short trip to visit a close friend of mine in Phoenix and wanted to leave you with this before I go. I took a class called "Mixed Media 101" from Kate Robertson, the Queen of Creativity, and just loved it! Even though I'm not technically a beginner, as I've been doing art for several years, I needed a fresh start and this was it. I've invigorated my art! I wanted to share my art journal from the class with you.
The photos are somewhat small for privacy's sake for some of the pages. I used my art journal to vent and to process deep emotions and childhood issues.
This next page was particularly interesting as it was to teach us how to draw (especially if we felt we couldn't draw) from a photo. The little bird is what I drew and the photo is at the bottom.
This is a pocket I made with an artist trading card on top. Inside the pocket I have a poem I wrote.
Kate taught us to do all of these things so "Thank you, Kate!" I recommend her class to you if you'd like to make an art journal like this and get started (or re-started) in mixed media collage and art!
See you next week when I return from Arizona :) Much love to you...I'll miss you all! xoO