Acrylic paint

Spread 0170 – Humbled

Spread 0170 - Humbled  17-18 May 2014 Vintage and personal papers, napkins, matte medium, Nova Color paints, Ink, Distress Inks, matte varnish  Sigano white pen, Micron black pen, Sharpie china pencils. This spread is one of four I completed in Orly Avineri's weekend workshop. Every time I take one of Orly's classes I am humbled and [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00May 19th, 2014|Art Journals|8 Comments

Spread 0169 – Beggars Can't Be Choosers

Some of my journals. Spread 0169 - Beggars Can't Be Choosers 6 April 2014 Vintage and found images, matte medium, Micron pens, pencil, Nova Color paints, white gesso. It's strange how just reading a phrase can remind me of my parents. My mom used to use that phrase "beggars can't be choosers." It reminds me [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:44+00:00May 7th, 2014|Art Journals|3 Comments

Spread 0168 – "Mystery of a Woman"

Spread 0168 - "Mystery of a Woman" 4 May 2014 Vintage and personal papers, tracing paper images, paint chips, matte medium, black gesso, Nova C0lor paints, black Micron pen, Sigano white gel pen, Tim Holtz Distress inks, matte varnish. Note: the center portions of the above spread are flaps that open. Inside center spread  4 [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:44+00:00May 5th, 2014|Art Journals|6 Comments

Spread 0166 – Internal Artifacts

Spread 0166 - Internal Artifacts 6 April 2013 Vintage and personal papers, maps, paint chips, handmade papers, Nova color acrylic paints, matte medium, black Micron pen. When I was young my mother looked at one of my art drawings and casually said to me "Brian, your just not as artistic as your brother and sister." I [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:47+00:00April 11th, 2014|Art Journals|14 Comments

Spread 0165 – Restless

Spread 0165 - Restless 28 March 2013 Vintage and personal images, found papers, tracing papers images, wallpapers, Nova Color paints, white gesso, Adirondack Spray Inks, matt medium, Sigano white gel pen, Micron black pen, Sharpie paint pens. Long about this time of year it happens for me, a restlessness about spring and warm weather, and [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:47+00:00March 28th, 2014|Art Journals|9 Comments

Spread 0163 – Mending Holes

Spread 0163 - Mending Holes 23-24 March 2014  Vintage and found papers, tracing paper images, matte medium, black and white gesso, Nova color acrylic paint, Distress Inks, matte varnish, Sigano white gel pen, string and cord. Why do I journal? I journal to mend the holes in my soul and make me whole. This is [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:47+00:00March 24th, 2014|Art Journals|10 Comments

Spread 162 – Till the Cows Come Home.

February 20 - 14 March 2013 Nova Color Acrylic paint, vintage and found papers, Stays-On ink, matt medium, black and white gesso, tracing paper images, Distress ink, Montana acrylic paint markers, Sigano white gel pen, Micron pigma black pen, Rapido sketch pen. This spread was started as part of a wonderful day with John, Terry, [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:47+00:00March 15th, 2014|Art Journals|7 Comments

Spread 161 – Miss My Tribe

Miss My Tribe 11 to 21 February 2014 Nova Color acrylic paint, vintage, found & personal images, matt medium, black gesso, Sharpie china marker, graphite pencil, Signao white gel pen. tracing paper images, paint peelings. It is still amazing to me two weeks later I am still under the effects of my artist tribe. So [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 22nd, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 159 – 23 Prompts

Spread 159 - 23 Prompts 7 February 2014 Vintage and found papers, wrapping paper, paint chips, tracing paper image, metal tape, ink, white gesso, Nova color acrylic paint, matt medium, fiber paste, personal photo, Sigano white gel pen. One afternoon during my visit with John & Terry we spend the afternoon together playing an art journaling game. We [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 19th, 2014|Art Journals|9 Comments

Spread 158 – Brotherhood

Spread 158 - Brotherhood 8 February to 10 February 2014 Vintage, found & personal papers, matt medium, Nova color acrylic paint, playing card, tracing paper image, tape, sharpie chalk pencil, pencil, Sigano white gel pen, Sigano red pen, sharpie marker, black gesso. This past week I had the vacation of a lifetime sharing time with [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 12th, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 157 – Ranch Romances

Spread 157 - Ranch Romances 01 February 2014 Vintage magazine cover, tape, hockey game ticket, found ephemera, handmade paper, decals, matt medium, white gesso, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, matt varnish, tape, pencil. This is the cover of one of my latest journals. The wonderful Ranch Romances is a vintage magazine cover from my wonderful friend [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 2nd, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 156 – House – Home

Spread 156 - House - Home December 2013 - 24 January 2014 Vintage and personal images, tracing paper image, handmade papers, matte medium, Nova Color acrylic paint, black and white gesso, sharpie poster paint pens, Sigano white gel pen, black Micron pen, Sharpie china marker, Peerless water colors. For me my pages take time, a [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00January 25th, 2014|Art Journals|7 Comments

TEXTures2 Blog Hop

 Spread 153 - "Writing on the Wall" November 16 to 9 December 2013 Vintage and found images, image transfer(left side), Artistcellar TEXTures2 - Miro & Picasso set, moulding paste, Tim Holtz Adirondack sprays, Nova Color Acrylic paint, Sigano white gel pen. TEXTures2 ATC background December 9 2013  Artistcellar TEXTures2 - Miro & Picasso set, moulding paste, Tim [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00December 10th, 2013|Art Journals|82 Comments