Sunday, January 8, 2012

Journal pages on stand by…….

 

Hello from Oregon where it is another foggy day, but NO rain.  We just had one of the driest Decembers on record…..not too Oregon like, but nice!

I am taking two free journaling classes that are wonderful.  One class is with Traci Bautista and is sponsored by Strathmore…I think you can still sign up.  The other is a really fun class called Book of Days 2012 and it is generously being taught, and offered for free, by Effy at Wild Precious Life and is truly a wonderful class.  I’ve picked up so many little “tricks” from her in just a couple of videos, I’m lovin’ it.

I like Traci’s class, also, but last summer I paid for one of her on-line classes and really enjoyed it.  The first class, in the Strathmore series, was kind of a rehash of the series of classes I have already taken but I love her colors and her free-wheeling style.  I credit her with getting me to “loosen up”.

I’ll share of few of the journal pages I’ve been doing….most are unfinished looking and waiting for me to journal.

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I write my blog in Windows Live Writer and for some reason it keeps changing my options for sizing the photos, so sorry about the inconsistency.

 

This page is me channeling Teesha Moore.  She does such great work.

 

 

 

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This is a photo of my mother, when she was about twelve, who lived to 94 years of age.  She was a very strong, independent woman and that is what I journaled about.

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1869I used some of the stamps I have been carving and my new metallic Jelly-roll pens to finish this page.

I am still participating in an altered book round robin……as of yesterday, I have two books that I need to work on!

I’d better get busy.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by…..I love comments, so please share your thoughts.

4 comments:

Julie said...

I can't wait to be able to take a class...how nice to find free ones! Your pages are so great...and loose and free...wild and wonderful!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I just got online for the first time in several weeks (other than some scheduled posts). I'm hoping my computer woes are over and I can visit more often. It's fun looking back over your previous posts as well as this one. I would love to know more about the Strathmore classes. I think free is always good!

Jo C. said...

I'm doing both Doodling Unleashed and Book of Days as well. I really love your rubber stamps and the doodling you added - lovely page!

Marilyn Rock said...

Your pages are fantastic - so alive and I love how you incorporated your carved stamp! I'm happy you are enjoying your classes! xxoo