Goodmorning dear ‘deskers’ and all other followers… now that the heat wave is over, I’m back! Did you, overthere in the United Kingdom, had warm days too last week? It wasn’t do-able here on the continent to sit in my atelier and blog (or create) because of the heat… pffff, I’m glad those tropical days were over last weekend, it’s actually raining today.
There’s even something on my workdesk!
Yessss… I’m working on a spread in my Chronicles art journal for week 30, which was last week – that means that I am finally up-to-date again with creating these weekly spreads. I had my daily notes on my desk to remind me what I did the weeks before, so I could create the two spreads of the weeks before.
The Chronicles of Marit 2019 – Week 28
It’s a recurring thing each Summer: I watch the ‘Tour de France’ and when you look at my art journals, you can tell which weeks that race is held ’cause my pages show the cyclists every Summer. On the above spread, there’s also a painting of a platypus (duck-bill?) How come? Well… I still haven’t found the right fabric to make curtains in front of the balcony door-and-window. That’s not a problem as we live third floor and don’t have neighbours peeping in, but on sunny days the sun is right on the window and temperature rises high in the living room… so I took some pieces of fabric from my stash to hang in front of the windows as a protection, and one of those cloths has African designs on it, wherein an image of this animal (I know, it looks more Australian than African.) I more-or-less copied the image to paint in my journal.
The Chronicles of Marit 2019 – Week 29
And something completely different… I made this postcard for my friend Jenny
Jenny was one of my guest-bloggers for the Quirky Dutch Summer blogseries… did you see it? If not, you should go and take a look at these inspiring Quirky posts (find the list here) and especially hop on over to the post that went online last Monday, ’cause it’s written by someone we all know: Zsuzsa (Inky Dinky Doodle.) She wrote an inspiring tutorial!
I look forward to visit the other deskers to see what everybody is up to, and to find out if no one melted last week…