Freewheelin’ Friday (#13)

Alice in Wonderland keeps popping up on several blogs due to the movie,
and you all know that I’m in love with Alice since I participated in the
“Alice Journal Swap” (Haven’t seen the movie yet – it’s released this week
in the Netherlands – but I’m going to see it with my son soon!)

Anyway, I had Alice in mind when I started playing in my art journal…

…but something else came to the fore when I worked on it!

I guess the yellow brick road nested in my brain last week, and pushed
Alice aside – My page turned into a yellow brick road!!!

Used materials: acrylic paint, images and alphas cut out of magazines.
Dictionary paper for the dress, golden marker.

The quote isn’t
from the “Wizard
of Oz” but from the
song “Goodbye
Yellow Brick Road”
by Elton John.
I will link it up
for the Scrapmojo
I think Marie is
kind enough to
forgive me this
“free inter-

And because there was nothing worth while watching on television in the
evenings: more zentangle pages!

I love playing with my black marker (I had to buy me another one last week,
they don’t last long when I start doodling!)

For this page, I printed a photo from “henna hands” as an example.
It was a fun page to make and I keep on asking myself: how would this look
on my own hands?

Yesterday, I had a
spare moment and
didn’t want to get all
my stuff downstairs
to start a big project
so I made an ATC
for ATC the Music
using the hitchhiker
stamp from Las
Vegas Stamps and
one of my fave
songs “The long
way around” by
the Dixie Chicks.

I coloured the stamped image with pencils.
I would prefer using markers for this, but I don’t have a “skin colour
marker”and I didn’t want her to be orange again! I will have to buy
a copic marker in skin colour soon! (I would love buying MORE copic
markers but the budget doesn’t allow me to buy the full range…!)

The workshop “Let it Loose” is coming to an end. Yesterday was the
last lesson – about binding the pages into a book – and Michelle
was the first to finish her art journal.
She published photos on her blog today with a recap of all the pages
she made with the lessons. It’s fun to see all her layouts together,
so go take a look on her blog!
(BTW: Let is Loose will start again on May 3, info on the website)

In between all the creative outbursts, I cleaned the windows and
the kitchen cupboard… YAY! That means a free Saturday to spend
with my glue and papers… On Sunday my aunt & uncle from Zeeland
come visit us so I’m looking forward to a nice weekend!
I hope yours will be beautiful too!

Je t’embrasse!

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19 Responses to “Freewheelin’ Friday (#13)”

  • Thinkie Says:

    great pages, especially the yellow brick road one!

  • jessica Says:

    fantastic projects Marit…the henna hand is amazing! i just love your friday posts with all the inspiration and beauty! have a great weekend!

  • michele Says:

    gorgeous and amazing!!! your stuff is so inspiring!

  • Viv Says:

    Wat een geweldig mooie pagina`s voor in je art journal!!! Prachtige kleuren heb je gebruikt en de jurk is erg goed gelukt!

    Nu ga ik even naar Michelle`s blog om te kijken hoe haar journal eruit ziet. Nog 1 pagina en de kaft en dan is mijn journal ook af 🙂

    Voor morgen heel veel creativiteit toegewenst en geniet van het weekend, groetjes Viv

  • Maria Says:

    Marit your yellow brick road entry for your art journal is just a kaleidoscope of colour I so love coming here and seeing your mixed media work, your such an inspiring artist…..

  • Broer Says:

    vind the hitchhiker atc erg mooi!! ben helaas niet onderweg naar vegas, maar gewoon saai naar missouri. Kus

  • Annemarie Says:

    You crack me up. That girl on the yellow brick road is fabulous. I love the two different shoes and the texture of her dress. This is one of my all time favorite pages. Now I will go favorite it on SIS so I can look at it for inspiration whenever I want. I see you have my favorite sunflowers on this page, too. Also, as I have mentioned elsewhere, I can’t believe you zentangled henna hands. I had that in mind as well. I think if we ever really met we might have quite a bit in common. (Just a thought.)

  • Cynthia Says:

    Marit I am gonna tell you this again. what amazing talented person you are 🙂 These pages are all so fabulous. and the detail on the dress with the ruffles. blows me away 🙂 have a fabulous weekend 🙂

  • Jeanet Says:

    Wow.. allemaal super Marit! Die jurk van het meisje is zo gaaf met die lagen en die mooie schoenen! Prachtig je zentangles en je ATC is zo cool! Heel erg mooi allemaal!

  • Mirjamc Says:

    wat is er weer veel te zien! je art journal is prachtig, erg mooi de laagjes jurk!!!de zentangles zijn ook weer super!!!
    ik vind het erg jammer dat de workshop afgelopen is, heb er echt van genoten en veel geleerd, nogmaals dank voor de geweldige workshop!!! vanavond heb ik mijn journalboek afgemaakt, alleen nog even een foto van maken
    fijn weekend!

  • ~*~Patty Says:

    You are a ball of fire creatively AND in your house Marit!
    Your doodling is fabulous and so inspiring … I guess you are going through pens … you Doodle Queen you!
    I bet you will enjoy Alice in 3D, I would Love to see it again and again … so well done!
    Happy rest of the weekend to you my Art Sista!

  • Thinkie Says:

    Ik wed dat je zoon Google vandaag super vindt! 🙂

  • Hanneke Says:

    Wat een moois allemaal weer!!! En wat ben je ijverig zeg de ramen en de keukenkastjes!!!
    Hopelijk heb je een fijn weekend gehad!!!

  • Yyam Says:

    I love your yellow brick road Marit! Super artsy! Love the mismatched footwear! Your doodling just gets better and better every time I visit! 🙂

  • dani Says:

    Loooove that henna hands piece. awesome.

    Go see Alice! It’s so yummy and inspiring.

  • Terri@PringleHill Says:

    Marit, your yellow brick road is marvelous! (And I LOVE her boots!) Your zentangles are amazing too! So much eye candy to look at today! Beautiful! Hugs, Terri xoxo

  • MrsPeel Says:

    what can I say?
    not only you are a talented lady, but a huge inspiration too 🙂

  • Linda Says:

    Holy moly Marit! That Yellow Brick Road is AMAZING!! And you’ve got mad zentangle skillz woman!!

  • Crystal Says:

    wicked awesome very fun Thanks for playing along with us at MOJO it’s always a pleasure to see what people come up with 🙂