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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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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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 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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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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 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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