Art Journaling ~ Speak Up

Speak Up Art Journaling Spread (Marjie Kemper)

Dylusions Ink Sprays I used a combination of colors for my background. The bold gal image is from this stamp set: Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions 8.5″X7″-Surrender. Blue links are affiliates and used at no cost to you.  I love the XL size  – she’s as big as my hand and a great size for art journaling.  After stamping her on…

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Art Journalversary

While updating some behind-the-scenes website stuff last week, I came across my 2011 archives and saw this – my very first art journal spread, which I posted in November 2011. Thank you to Julie Fei-Fan Balzer who inspired me. I’ve since taken more of Julie’s classes online and in person, and trust me – you…

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Art Journal ~ Celestial

This week’s celestial theme at Simon Says Stamp made me smile. A few weeks ago, I mentioned the big studio purge I’ve been doing, and that it’s led to a major culling of my stamp collection. The best thing is it means I have a fresh reminder of exactly what is in my stash. I’ve always had…

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Art Journaling ~ Every Journey Begins

Art journal - Every Journey Begins

This was a just for fun spread that came out in my large watercolor journal. I was this far along before I thought to take out the camera. I chose this gal stencil (one of Jessica Sporn’s StencilGirl designs) as focal point, and masked off the parts of the stencil I didn’t want to use…

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Art Is You Recap (2014)

Another Art Is You Mixed Media Art Retreat has come and gone, and let me say… it was wonderful!  The shot above is from the class I taught on Columbus Day, called Art Journaling Affirmations.  What a wonderful group of artists attended!  We’re missing a few people in this shot but I think everyone’s smiles…

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Art Journaling ~ Put a Tag on It

 Update:  Thank you, Simon Says Stamp, for featuring this project in your Designer Spotlight.   By the time you read this I’ll be learning more about encaustics at Art Is You ~ very excited about that! I’m also taking one of Jessica Sporn’s painting classes, and really looking forward to that. I’ve scheduled this art…

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