Sunday, January 20, 2019

164-167/365somethings2018


1 stamp...4 prints


techniques clockwise:
different stampinks
stamp colored with Marabu artcrayons and spritzed with some water
acrylic paint applied with a brayer
black acrylic paint on booktext




Friday, January 11, 2019

157-163/365somethings2018

The next 7 indexcards in the 365 series.
yes, this time I did manage to create a series of 7.
Why weren't these posted earlier then?
Well, my weird brain and his logic, that's why.
I found that I first needed to create 4 more cards in the butterfly series,  
post them and then and only then I could post these. 
Sounds perfectly sain, right? 
no??!?

These were made during printinktober,
gosh, that is 3 months ago 😲

I grabbed my handcarving tools and carved away.

Can you believe that the first 2 cards are in fact made with exactly the same stamp???













Wednesday, January 9, 2019

154-156/365somethings2018

Why didn't I post these earlier?
Because to tell you the truth I could if I wanted,
 they are finished already for weeks, maybe even months.
But in my head I needed to make series of 7 of everything,
so also 7 butterflies.
how stupid is that, right?

so now I realize it is ok to have created "only" 3 in the butterfly serie I am ready to share them with you: 




Saturday, January 5, 2019

week 3 Kasia's adventcalendar


Hello and welcome,
here are my interpretations of the final prompts from Kasia's adventcalendar.
The prompt for day 16 was to remind ourselves of our chosen colour palette.
I went for bright colours to counter the dark and gloomy days:


as this is an adventcalendar so something Christmassy couldn't be forgotten,
day 17


Also at the end of the year it is tradition to stand still at your accomplishments 
as well as the things you are grateful for,
this was our prompt on day 18
I am grateful for my family, my health, my home, my passions, the possibilities I have, to be born here and my job.


on day 19 the prompt was presents that cannot be bought with money,
time immediately sprong to my mind
and with time the rabbit out Alice in Wonderland sprong to mind,
finished off with the appropriate quote
there is no time like the present
and no present like time.


As Christmas was approaching, Christmas baubles was our prompt on day 20


day 21 = home
home is where you paint your own reality


Altough I did miss a few prompts I really enjoyed it, 
there are also quite some pages left in this journal,
so I will be focussing on filling them in nextπŸ˜‰
that way I will have a finished book.

week 2 Kasia's adventcalendar

I really enjoyed Kasia's adventcalendar in December,
so much that I even was a little sad it was Christmas and it was over πŸ˜ͺ

day 8 was poetry
we needed to cut out random words and create a pleasing text,
translated I have:
I would like to drink the sun all day
yes, be drunk
I am nothing without the sun πŸ’₯


day 9's prompt was free writing,
I started with scribble writing my feelings in the background
and the page evolved into this: 


day 10: simplicity
altough the page turned out how I wanted it to
it wasn't simple 😁,
it needed a few layers to come to this 


prompt 11 was a quote by Emily Dickinson 
which I loved so much I just included it as is:

If I can stop one heart from breaking
I shall not live in vain
If I can ease one life
the aching or cool one pain
or help one fainting robin
unto his nest again
I shall not live in vain.


day 12 was senses,
I included all 5:
the stamped eye for sight
there are musicnotes somewhere in the background for hearing
I painted with my fingers = touch
the cupcake represents taste
and the flowers scent


day 13 = collage
this was literally a 5 minute page
some spraying and some glueing and done

+

day 14 = mindless doodling
ok, I doodled, but it was not mindless,
I can't seem to stop my mind of thinking about a zillion things meanwhile,
hopefully I can practice this this year with me focusing more


this gelli printed page in my journal was a great jumping point for this prompt,
as this is a folded A4, I have 3 more of such pages I can use that way,
here is already one of them



Friday, January 4, 2019

focus

Welcome 2019!!!

I've chosen focus as my word for this year


meaning just focus on what I am doing
whether it is creating, eating, working, doing paperwork,....
maybe that way I will be able to finish projects,
that is my goal for this year,
finishing unfinished projects!

a few examples:
365somethings2018 (current state: 171/365, still need to post 154-171)
lessons Wanderlust 2016
lessons Wanderlust 2018
bind my junk journal from 2014??!
.....