Ever ask yourself this?
That’s right, Art2 is now back and better than ever! This time around, I’ve teamed up with my good friend Jaimie, to bring you regular art journaling prompts and inspiration.
Here’s a little peek at what’s waiting for you over on the Art2 blog…
You want to see more, right? Then head on over to the blog and check out the details!
Welcome to my first entry for collage Monday! My favourite mixed media artist, Donna Downey, has been doing weekly collage inspired posts that I absolutely love and it’s got me itching to give it a go. She invited people to play along and start a collage journal too and, well, no need to ask me twice!
I’m using collage Mondays as a chance to scale things back a little bit – to create with less supplies. I’ve taken a leaf out of Donna’s book, and have chosen a Moleskine Sketchbook for this little challenge, and I love it. The pages are a great quality, and I really love the elastic closure – what a great idea! I’m really looking forward to see it filled and full of collagey goodness.
As for other supplies, it’s all about keeping it simple. I really want this to be something that I can create with while on the go – just my journal, glue and a handful of goodies. Should be a test to see if I can actually stick with that!
Anyway, enough jabbering away – wanna see my first spread?
Supplies: vintage book text, vintage flashcards, inventory envelope, Kaisercraft alpha stickers, Presstik alpha stickers, Pink Paislee Daily Junque stamps, Crate Paper ‘Random’ papers, October Afternoon ‘Farmhouse Flower Sack’ ephemera
This was done while visiting my good friend Karen, using goodies that I’d bought that day whilst we were out shopping. It still doesn’t quite feel finished to me – it just feels like it needs something else, but maybe that’s just because I’m used to using so much MORE lol Regardless, I’m happy with my first entry.
If you decide to take on the Collage Monday challenge, I’d love to see your creations, so be sure to link me up!
I stumbled across this quote from Robert Pattinson recently, and must admit, that he thinks this way is so much hotter than a sparkly teenage vampire. Just sayin…
"If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at 2 AM clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you. She’ll talk as if the characters in the book are real, because for a while, they always are. Date a girl who reads because you deserve it. You deserve a girl who can give you the most colourful life imaginable. If you can only give her monotony, and stale hours and half-baked proposals, then you’re better off alone. If you want the world and the worlds beyond it, date a girl who reads." – Robert Pattinson
So go, now, go read a book!
Really, it is!
With my wedding and Jaimie’s workload for school, we clearly dropped the ball on this here venture. But we’re back, full of ideas and ready to rock! We’d love for you all to play along with us, so be sure to tune in on June 11th when our first prompt goes live!
See you then!