Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Journal Project

Did I tell you that I also made a leaf pattern from a wallpaper border?

This layer of the journal page is finished but I will be adding a word or quote or something like that to these pages. You know, just a bit of inspiration for the recipient. I save that part for last.

Well, I don't save it for last.....I just save it until it happens. Know what I mean?





I have one more scroll page to paint and then I will do something else. I don't want the whole book to be scrolls and leaves. Although I am having a great time with it. And I do think I'm getting the Tuscan feel and color to it.

Guess what I keep thinking about? OK, I'll tell you. My next painting will surely have scrolls and leaves ...... most likely....probably.....(I do believe Norah'S tumbling around in the attic again)

To answer a question in comments, I did remove one page between every two and the finished book will have 34 spreads which includeds the inside front and back cover. I hope to be finished within a couple of weeks. I love love and thank you all so much for comments. Makes my day!

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I really don't get much ART time during the week because I seem to have become addicted to a couple or three evening TV programs. Oddly enough they are all about doctors.

So, today at the desk, I'm about to work on finishing a little mail art. Maybe I can show you that tomorrow. Trying to get this in the mail.

I don't think any of this is what I intended to yak about but I have yaked too much already so....
More later,
Sharon

7 comments:

  1. oh getting to painting is something...i blog during my addiction shows...such a waste but i love them...the bachelor...really...blessings, rebecca

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  2. I love this book , Sharon, if the recipient shouldn't care for it ...well..you know my address. You have to love this time of year when all the new shows are new, ya know?
    xo suze

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  3. This is beautiful Sharon, very Tuscan, just needs an olive or a grape and you could be sitting on the balcony of an old stone villa.
    Ro
    xo

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  4. your work is absolutely gorgeous! It's a treat just to stop by and see it. inspiring!

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  5. Thanks for the info about removing the pages. I need to get back to alterning books which is sort of where I started with all the collage stuff.

    The colors you are working with in this one are beautiful.

    Darla

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  6. I'm really hearting these journal pages!

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  7. Sharon, you truly are an inspiration - thank you
    I stop by every 2 days to see what you have created!!
    Marelle (Australia)

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