Tuesday, February 10, 2009

JOURNALING--Poppies

I am going to start to work in my (many!) art journals. This one is a Moleskine watercolor journal. I have all sorts of journals on order to try and see which is the best for me. I will let you know. So far, the Moleskine is the best but I will try all other kinds. I am funny about writing in my journal. Although sometimes I will write things, I have another personal journal I keep in a Composition notebook. I really dislike my handwriting and being a calligrapher, if it isn't written in calligraphy--well, it just ain't right--- so most of the time it'll be just art. These are---guess what???---POPPIES!!--in acrylic.

5 comments:

jgr said...

I love the poppies! I know what you mean about handwriting, too- many times my journals have a nice background, some images etc. and I end up not writing on the page-- because I don't want to cover up the 'picture'! LOL

Gifts of Creation said...

This is beautiful..I've seen several blogs about art journals. What do people do with art journals? Is it just for fun?
Anyway, I can't believe you don't like your own handwriting!!!! That is funny.

lori vliegen said...

i would love to take a nice long walk in that poppy field! it's beautiful, martha! :)

Tess said...

I think your pages are just beautiful and I would venture to guess your handwriting is not as bad as you think it is. :-)
I love how you made this into a two spread piece.
As for what people do with art journals. I would love if a past relative had done one and I inherited it. That would be an awesome item. I also think some art journals are eventually sold by the artists years later when they are ready topart with them.

Sherry said...

Great poppies in acrylic.

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