Art Journaling

From My Desk

Written by on February 19, 2016 in Art Journaling, keepanartjournal, Travel, Where I am - Feb.2016 with 1 Comment

It has been a long time since I blogged regularly.  I find a little deep-down wiggle of excitement at the starting in again. At the same time there is a little niggle of fear – blogging sometimes leaves me standing naked and alone.Lorisdesk

My recent posts are just to get up to speed writing and baring my soul while I get the little tedious bits, like broken links and lost media sorted out. I don’t know if I can get Pinterest straightened out – I will keep at it.

In the meantime – here is what I will have on this blog:

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Whidbey Island Washington – Housesitting & Birdwatching!

Written by on February 15, 2016 in Art Journaling, Housesitting, Travel, Where I am - Feb.2016 with 3 Comments
Stained Glass Window

First thing I see when I open my eyes in the morning.

The official name of where I am staying for this month is The Lotus Room. I am housesitting here while the owners are taking a break in warmer climes. This is warmer climes for me – there are 16 inches of new snow at my house today! (written Feb. 2, 2016)

We stayed here last year for about 2 1/2 weeks and loved not only the amazing house and being on Whidbey again – but the dog – Lusa! We love her. The best perk of housesitting for us is getting to hang out with the lovely dogs. I understand it is the best thing for the owners too – having people come in and love their pets preventing the need for kennels and all that entails.

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The Journal Project 2015 #24

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

SadRainyDay

Art Prompt: Use small leftover pieces of your expensive water color paper to add small drawings to your art journal.

Writing Prompt: Write about how some days are harder than others.

If you want more help with Art Journaling click here. For more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

If you are participating in these Journal Prompts and want to share a page or two (or more) with us, please Private Message – Lori at our Facebook Page and she will tell you how to proceed.

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The Journal Project 2015 #23

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.blue&yellowflwers

Art Prompt: Add details to color blobs with black and white ink.

Writing Prompt: What color combinations make your heart sing? Guess mine…

If you want more help with Art Journaling click hereFor more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

If you are participating in these Journal Prompts and want to share a page or two (or more) with us, please Private Message – Lori at our Facebook Page and she will tell you how to proceed.

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The Journal Project 2015 #22

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

Red Crabapple

Art Prompt: Find a flowering tree or shrub – then draw and color a flowering part of the whole.

Writing Prompt: Write about what makes you the happiest about summer.

If you want more help with Art Journaling click hereFor more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

If you are participating in these Journal Prompts and want to share a page or two (or more) with us, please Private Message – Lori at our Facebook Page and she will tell you how to proceed.

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The Journal Project 2015 # 21

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

PeonyPaintCollage

Art Prompt: Use markers or paint pens to outline images on a collage element

Writing Prompt: Write about your emotions during a season or weather change – what do you notice?

If you want more help with Art Journaling click hereFor more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

If you are participating in these Journal Prompts and want to share a page or two (or more) with us, please Private Message – Lori at our Facebook Page and she will tell you how to proceed.

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The Journal Project 2015 #20

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

DaffodilDrawing

Art Prompt: Draw something that always cheers you up.

Writing Prompt: Write about what you do when you are sad.

If you want more help with Art Journaling click hereFor more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

If you are participating in these Journal Prompts and want to share a page or two (or more) with us, please Private Message – Lori at our Facebook Page and she will tell you how to proceed.

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The Journal Project 2015 #19

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

Vintage Suitcases

Art Prompt: Stack up five or more like items in front of you – draw and color the pile. [Or take a picture of the stack, print in black and white and then color.

Writing Prompt: Make up a name for your stack of items and write it on the picture.

If you want more help with Art Journaling click hereFor more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

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The Journal Project 2015 #18

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

Draw-Paint Sanseveira

Art Prompt: Draw a picture of something in your house – then color it. If you don’t draw – find a picture of something in your house and copy it in black and white – then color it!

Writing Prompt: Write about what you thought of coloring books when you were very little – contrast it with how you think of them now.

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The Journal Project 2015 #17

These weekly prompts are not intended to make an entire page but instead are meant to inspire your art journaling and to give you a starting point.

Zebra Plant Stand

Art Prompt: Draw or find a picture of an animal that is used in home decor (i.e. a plant stand). Then make a collage of a room that includes  your  drawing.

Writing Prompt: Write about how you would decorate your favorite room if you had all the money and permission in the world.

If you want more help with Art Journaling click hereFor more about how the Journal Project got started and how it works click here.

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