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Saturday, March 10, 2012

'Flying' Journal Page




Another bit of double spread journaling in my 21 x 13 cm Moleskine journal .  This time entitled 'Flying'.  The background was made using spray inks, acrylic paints with masks over a pre-gessoed page.  The page is pictured at the end of the post prior to having any decoration added.






The flying girls are collaged and are a digital download from the lovely Helga at ARTchix Studio .  These have been trimmed out and stuck in place.  I just love the butterfly winged dress and hat on the girl on the right !

Lots of doodling with Posca pen in red, gold, black and yellow and stamping with Archival black & green inks with a leafy vine stamp helped hold the design together.





Finally the words were printed on paper with a pink background, trimmed out and finished with more Posca pen before sticking in place.





I do find it difficult to know when to stop adding things and am still finding out what I really feel comfortable with as my 'style'.  I am really loving doing these though and have lots of ideas which I still want to try.

Sid xx

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14 comments:

  1. this is soooo fun Sid! Saw it on Facebook and came to see. Love the colors too!

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  2. Well I think you're doing a great job with these journal pages. I personally think on a journal page more is more as they are meant to look busy. It's only my opinion as I don't even do journal pages!!

    Anyway wait until you get started with Pan Pastels on them too Sid - lol

    Sam xxxx

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  3. Fab journal pages, love the layered butterfly wing outfit!

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  4. What fab pages... I love your winged girlies!

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  5. Beautiful layers - love the black leaves and border

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  6. Great job, love the doodling!

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  7. Great spread, love the background.

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  8. Brilliant pages Sid.
    xxx Hazel.

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  9. Didn't have internet connection (no mobile phone either) where I was last week. So I was AWOL all week. :(
    Look what I missed - great pages, love the bright pink. Such fun pages.
    Hugs, Neet

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  10. Love the multilayered effect and the black leaves and the border

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  11. Fabulous pages - great backgrounds.

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  12. Wow, Sid, you're amazing! Love your journal pages! : )

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