Thursday, 7 May 2020

a strange spring

Hey, hope you're doing well and keeping healthy! I decided to do a quick blogpost just to connect for a bit and share some journalpages from the past weeks.

Spring has started well and truly these past few weeks and I love it. It lifts my mood, being able to sit outside in the sun and soak up the sunshine. Even though the world is still a strange and scary place. But it's improving and slowly things are going back to, not to normal, but to a little less weird. Hope all is well in your part of the world too!

Here are some journalpages from the last week. Lately I've been switching a lot between my journals, trying out different things and trying to find a way to journal every day.

This is another spread in my collage journal:

- lyrics from Sia -

I bought a pack of really thin paint markers in lots of different colours, and I wanted to use them a bit more extensively, so that's how the next journalpage was born ;-)

- lyrics from Sasha Sloan -


And then I read a beautiful poem by Victoria Erickson and had to make a journal page to go with it:


And finally I wanted to use my paint markers again, so the next journal page was born:

- lyrics from Beth Crowley - 

Now I feel like diving into collage again. My mood changes all the time lately, I can't keep to one thing. But it's okay I guess, as long as I'm creating.

To finish, I'll just share a bunch of funnies and thinkies, because, let's face it, everyone needs a laugh (and a think!) in these hard and crazy times :-) Here goes:

















Thanks for visiting! Keep safe please ♥ ♥ ♥





18 comments:

  1. Nice that you are doing well and your posting is so fascinating again with your journal pages! funny and extraordinary photos. I wish you a nice May and stay healthy
    Greetings Elke

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  2. Stunning, expressive art, Dente.
    Thank you for sharing it as well as funnies 😊
    Happy and healthy time 😘

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  3. Love your journal pages, they are full of wonderful details.

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  4. Indeed, the world is strange at the moment. But I think this new way of life is something we will have to get used to, for a while at least. Love your journal pages. So much colour. Beautiful. Stay safe.

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  5. Beautiful art, as always, and some great funnies. Stay safe and well, hugs, Valerie

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  6. ....the last one!!!! ♥♥♥♥♥

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  7. These are great! I have been making a lot of collage paper lately using a brayer and letting it dry between layers. I have some beauties. Love seeing your posts again. Happy PPF

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  8. all such marvelous, colorful, meaningful art projects!! that Erickson poem is especially lovely. Thanks for the funnies- good to have things to laugh about that's for sure:) Happy PPF!

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  9. Soooo nice to see you here. You know how much I adore your art.These are just brilliant. I love the expressions on the faces. Glad you have some sun. We do too until tomorrow then it rains again. Great funnies too. Enjoy the sun.

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  10. Lovely pages and funny laughs, thanks!

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  11. You made me laugh! Thank you-love the toilet paper funny.
    LOVE your jounal pages. Awesome.

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  12. Your art, and quote shares are stunning. Happy PPF

    Much💙🌎💚love

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  13. I don't think there cheating in art.
    PPF

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  14. I always love your posts! What is the brand of markers you are using?

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    1. I bought 24 different colours on Amazon (it was a set) from Flysea acrylic painter. They're really thin and nice, bright colours, lots of different colours. But my absolute favorites are the Posca markers. Very opaque and they keep going for a long time.

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  15. Such a great post - I always love seeing your journal pages (and all of your beautiful details), and you always include such fun memes too!

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