I had fun playing with these Art Journal pages.
I gessoed the blank pages, sprayed over a leaf stencil
(the results of which I subsequently obliterated!),
and then printed the 'roses' using the end of a head of
celery smushed in red acrylic paint.
I then used watercolour crayons to add depth,
scrubbing back with barely damp kitchen towel
The sweet black and white photograph of the
parent and baby bird was from a pile found
in a charity shop.
The feather, one of many found on dog walks,
has been stuck in with gel medium.
The quote is by William Wordsworth.
These pages are a bit bigger than my usual
moleskine book, the double page spread
being 27cm x 21cm.
Now to get started on the
Sketchbook Project 2012,
but not tonight because DD Hope and I
are off to the cinema to see the new version of