Freewheelin’ Friday, and freewheelin’ it is!
Next week, I will be busy working again but this last week I just ‘freewheeled’
a lot, playing with my ‘A Year in the Life of an Art Journal’, having fun with
the ladies in my workshop and practising my drawing skills… which aren’t
good enough to publish in this post, but I have some other things to show you…
I’m totally in love with the bookbinding technique I learned here
Next, another page for A Year in the Life of an Art Journal.
I’m still catching up on the prompts from last year, but I’m almost there…
and if you feel like art journaling too: the first prompt for 2011 is up,
so jump right in and join us! (I’m a guest host over there, and the other girls
are amazing too: that’s a guarantee for fun, isn’t it?!)
The page I made is for the prompt from December 15th; and the word was
Not just any connection but: “Share a story about a connection you’ve made
or would like to make with someone you’ve only met on line…”
Now I met so many beautiful people online (you!) who I feel connected to,
I even met some of the girls in real life (Hi gals! Hope to meet you again soon!)
but there’s one lady which whom I have a very special connection… it’s even
scary sometimes, the way we feel, think, write, interact and hell, even LOOK
the same! It’s almost like we really have one soul that split in two.
One part settled in her body, way over the ocean, and the other part decided
to land in the Netherlands… it settled right in me.
Through the Internet we found – and immediately ‘recognized’ – each other.
Sounds weird, I know, but I’m sure she feels te same, for she is my soul sister!
Tired of flying through cyberspace, I landed on magpie’s nest.
It seemed as Patty was already expecting me. She greeted me
like a long lost friend. It didn’t take long to realize that we both
found our soul sister. My paper wings never get tired from flying
I used acrylic paint for the background, pieces of a map (her and my place)
a photo transfer of a magpie’s nest (I drew some extra lines with oil crayon
to make it stand out more) I stamped the butterflies, the title and the
journaling lines and gave myself some nice paper wings.
And yep, that’s both Patty and me on the page!
A busy week lays ahead but for now, my friends, I’m going to
enjoy the weekend! I recommend you do that too!