Orly Avineri

Spread 222 – “Always Watching”

Spread 222 - "Always Watching" April 7, 2018 Vintage and personal and handmade papers, fabric, stitching, black and white gesso, PaperArtsy paints. This spread was started in a recent class with Orly Avineri. Recently Orly and I had our annual trip up to a dear friends cabin in Lake Arrowhead and I finished this there. It [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:39+00:00April 15th, 2018|Art|4 Comments

Spread 212 – The Monkey On My Back

  Spread 212 - The Monkey On My Back 12 December 2015 - 20 February 2016 Vintage & personal images, matte gel, matte medium, Nova Color paints, black Micron pen, white Signo gel pen, pencil, white gesso. Sometimes spreads take some time. This was started in a class with Orly in December and I finally "finished [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00February 20th, 2016|Art Journals|8 Comments

Spread 209 – Dark

Spread 209 - Dark 12-13 December 2015 Vintage and personal items and images, matte medium, Nova Color paint, black ink. From an early age I have always seen the brighter side of any situation. I have long developed survival skills enabling me to adapt to a adversity. Perhaps it is my ability to analyze people [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00January 4th, 2016|Art Journals, Brian Kasstle|10 Comments

Spread 206 – Background

Spread 206 - Background  September 5-6, 2015 White and black gesso, Nova color paints, Tim Holtz Distress Reinkers. I had the most wonderful opportunity to co-teach with Orly Avineri on September 5-6, 2015 in our class "Backgrounds/Foregrounds". Which meant so much to me since Orly gave me my start in art journaling. I taught the "backgrounds" [...]

2016-03-07T02:25:32+00:00September 30th, 2015|Art Journals|10 Comments

Spread 192 – My Side Kick – Cover

Spread 192 - Side Kick - Cover  Vintage children's book, tape, paint, vintage papers. Orly Avineri gave this Side Kick to me a few years ago. She made the cover and I have always loved it. Over the years it has developed a lovely patina, with bits of pant here and there. She uses Side [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00June 13th, 2015|art journal covers|3 Comments

Spread 191 – "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"

Spread 191 - "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" June 6-7 2015 Matte varnish, Nova Color paints, matte medium, vintage and personal papers, black gesso, white gesso, Micron black pen, Sigano white gel pen. Music has always influence me. As a child I remember driving my Mom crazy playing the song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by The [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00June 12th, 2015|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 190 – Everything is Connected

Spread 190 - Everything is Connected Fall 2014 Nova Color paint, black and white gesso, vintage photographs, vintage wallpapers and papers, matte medium, matte varnish, Sigano white gel pen, black Micron pen, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Orly Avineri stencils. This spread is from an art journaling class with Orly Avineri. Everything I do is connected. [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00May 29th, 2015|Art Journals|8 Comments

Orly Avineri's New Book – "In My Bones"

Orly Avineri has a fabulous new book out, "In My Bones". I think it is her most personal book to date. Orly has been a very dear friend of mine for several years now. She is supportive and nurturing. She is a force of nature to be sure. I love Orly's spreads and with this [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:42+00:00November 26th, 2014|Art Journals|0 Comments

Spread 181 – Through a Drought

  Spread 181 - Through A Drought July 21-22 2014 Cardboard box, vintage and found papers, stamps, Nova Color paint, white Sigano pens, string. We all go through droughts, droughts in love, money, creativity, thought, etc. This journal is about drought and abundance. It was created with Orly Avineri in her Drought/Abundance class, waaaay back [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:42+00:00October 10th, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 176 – No More Vagueness

Spread 175 - No More Vagueness  21 June 2014 Black gesso, white gesso, Nova Color paint, vintage papers, tracing paper image. The past is over. The present is this point in time to be enjoyed and lived. My future is filling with lots of artistic opportunities. This spread was completed in Orly Avineri's art journaling [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00July 3rd, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 173 – My People

Spread 173 - My People 18 May 2014 Nova Color paints, image transfers with matte gel, matte medium, cardboard, matte varnish, Tim Holtz Distress Inks. As I prepare for another weekend spending time with other wonderful creative art journalers at Orly Avineri's June art journaling class. I think about the people, my people. They get [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00June 20th, 2014|Art Journals|6 Comments

Seth Apter's Buried Treasure 2014!

It is time for Seth Apter's Buried Treasure! I chose one of my favorite posts from one of my favorite events of the past year. I chose it because it involves some of my dearest friends Orly, Seth, Terry, John, Irene, and many more from my wonderful art family. Art Family  from February 16, 2014 [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00June 11th, 2014|Art Journals|9 Comments

Spread 0171 – Past/Present in my Journals

Spread 0171 - Past/Present in My Journals 17 May 2014 Nova Color paints, personal and found images, matt medium, black & white gesso, Sharpie wax pencils, Micron black pen. A spread from one of Orly Avineri's classes. I have come to a place in my journeys with my journals that the past is in the [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00May 28th, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

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