process

I’d like to show you how many changes and layers there can be in an art journal page. For me the process is unpredictable. A little planning always gets me started but this can be simply the decision to start the first layer with blues and the next with a…

In the Summer issue of Art Journaling magazine that I posted about a few days ago, the artists in the magazine were asked this question: Do you know what you will write when you start a page, or does the art dictate what you write? It’s interesting to read the…

Last year, in August, I submitted a proposal for an exhibition at my local art gallery/ library. At Britannia library, there is a small community art gallery. It’s a very small and unassuming gallery that gives emerging and established community artists the opportunity to show and share their work with…

I started this art journal page today and I may work on it some more. I’ve been wanting to do more pieces with typewriters, so today I tried hand-drawing my Brother typewriter from a photograph. I’m pretty happy with the results as I consider myself more of a photo-based artist….

I have been quiet on the blog front but that’s because I’ve been busy (since I got an iphone) with Instagram — a free app that allows you to take a picture and easily share it with your Twitter and Facebook followers. It’s now so convenient to post updates. So,…

My journal project: eco-friendly journals made in Canada with covers screenprinted by me in my Vancouver studio.The image of the woman is from a trip I took in Guatemala. The expression on the woman’s face was one of someone who thinks a lot and that has many things to worry…

My journal project: eco-friendly journals made in Canada with covers screenprinted by me in my Vancouver studio. Para desterrar el mal humor – This Spanish phrase written by artist Frida Kahlo in one of her sketchbooks inspired a composition for my journals and a pocket mirror. The translation is “to…

My journal project:  eco-friendly journals made in Canada with covers screenprinted by me in my Vancouver studio. Every journal compositions starts somewhere, either inspired by a phrase or by an image. If I start with an image, I then look through my collected phrases or sentences and look for a…

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