|A piece of my art journal... using list making to explore myself|
|Planner Pad got turned into an art journal!|
Artists create spreads in their journals beautiful enough to frame. I wasn't sure if that was something I wanted to do; private art making didn't speak to me. I love to share my art. Moreover, I couldn't see myself writing all over a piece of my art.
|List the words that touch your soul, a page for you!|
Then I got a Planner Pad this summer. I got the planner as a way to get myself to focus and organize myself. Something us creatives have a hard time doing. The planner has a month view to write appointments as well as week views to make lists. I found myself turning to the pad to write lists but not necessarily in the spaces that were intended for that day. That evolved into putting gesso and paint over old to-do lists and starting from scratch. I even caught myself stamping words like "inventory", "ideas" and "goals." In order to find the month views more quickly, I bordered each month with decorative washi tape. Somehow, without my realizing it, I had created an art journal. The journal may not be like the other artists' journals. You won't see me creating pages that are frame worthy; I still
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What words touch your soul?