Sunday, 11 January 2009

January Pages and My Journal

This is the journal I am working in. I just recently finished making it so the timing was perfect for the Journal pages every day in January, the challenge Misty Mawn has put out on her blog. I have enjoying this so much!

This spread was the blind contour drawing of your face. I did two and painted one. I cheated a bit on the first one and peeked a bit but the second one was totally without looking and I quite like it. This was a very fun exercise.

This is my first self portrait again after I worked on the background more, adding many layers of acrylics. The medallion is made from 2 stamps embossed and cut out and coloured and mounted with a fancy brad. The building is from a magazine.

And this is how Gabriella's secret turned out. I was able to photograph it in the natural light too which makes the lighting better on the gold leafing.


Anonova said...

Hey, I love how the left-hand page worked out! The eyes are so cool. :)

artlover said...

Gorgeous cover!!!
Just love the texture!!!

Mariette xox

Tess said...

I love your juornal, and you made it?! Just awesome....