I am woefully behind..
that sometimes happens when an artist
comes face to face with
something has to give...
and it is often our own personal work...
but I did manage to finish it..
and as you can see this book is groaning under the strain of so many
November was a busy month..
travel and holidays..
catching up with old friends...
and working on lots of projects..
growing new things and healing wounds was the topic of the month...
ingredients: gesso, acrylic paint, paper ephemera, tissue papers, pencil, original ink drawing, paint pens
December was hectic... wasn't it?
but I managed to make my deadline and sent my little botanical concertina's in
to Sew Somerset, so I finally had time to concentrate on my
December was multilayered..
there was so much going on...
and I just kept papering over the spreads,
I think there are several layers here..
Family, love and creativity kept coming up for me...
ingredients: antique paper ephemera, The Magazine, acrylic paint, pencil, paint pens, wrapping papers.
I have to finish the inside pages and make a cover for this visual
journal, and when I do, I will post the entire year's spreads for you to see..
and I have to find a new journal as well..
this time however I think I will use a new mixed media journal...
but as of today, I am still looking..
I am working on several different things in the studio
a series of portraits...
and some new collages..
and some stitched cardboard abstracts..
will see it all..
as always, thank you for stopping by..
I appreciate your readership...
and your kind remarks..