September 27, 2011

Prep Page Three



I prepped this page a couple weeks ago for a trip.  I finally got around to the journaling part since I ran out of time while away.



I think this is a fun way to think thru stuff and to just have fun with color, shape and text.



I used the waterbased Sharpie poster paints for the green in the words above WORK.  But I forgot to wait for them to dry and smudged a bunch of letters!  Ugh!



Just some other random thoughts.



I DO drive myself crazy sometimes!!



I almost gave up on this page, until I colored in w.o.r.k.  Then I liked it!  Go figure.

8 comments:

Mary said...

i love seeing your pages evolve...thanks for the peek into your process.

Janet said...

The part I like best is about the person in the mirror. My sentiments exactly!! I drive myself crazy with stuff.

I love using the Sharpie paint pens except for the dry time. Your page looks so good that a little smear won't even be noticed. You're still the Queen of Doodles!!

JonaDoodles said...

Love it! Love it! Love it!

What wonderful quotes!

gypsy said...

It's funny when one change changes your artwork - it's definitely the WORK that pops out and looks three dimensional on this page.

Eden said...

@Mary- the hard part is remembering to stop and take a picture!
@Janet- Queen of Doodles.....love it!! So much artsy royalty out there! I deem you "Queen of Purple Elegance"
@Jona- Thanks
@Gypsy- This page would not have "worked" if I didn't color in that word!! It was looking quite pathetic!! Thanks :D

upstateLisa said...

I just love your writing.

ArtfulLee Designed said...

I've loved seeing the stages of these pages. You're right, it is a great way to get your thoughts on the page while being extremely creative too.
Lee:)

Chel said...

I LOVE it!!!

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