Art and Positive Thinking

Welcome to my Renee Loves Art blog!

My focus is exploring, creating and reflecting upon the positives of life and connecting them to my art whether it be photography, pen and ink drawings, watercolour paintings, mixed media, digital media or any other possible media I dive into!

I hope you join me on my art adventure!

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Positively Bubbly

Saturdays Make Me Positively Bubbly!
Positively bubbly is how Saturdays make me feel.  Ah, the freedom, the choices, the relaxation! Singing, music,dancing, shopping, eating, movie going, creating, exploring, reflecting, what more could a girl ask for? So, why not journal about it?

These journal pages began with bunch of random splotches of colour and letters that I had cleaned my brushes and stamps on and placed extra pieces of tissue tape from a previous journal entry.  I covered them with some really fun, easy to use, new products which I purchased at a scrapbooking store; Jim Holtz's Distress Stain "Peacock Feathers", Jim Holtz's Distress Ink "Seedless Preserves" and Tattered Angels' Glimmer Mist "Blitzen".  They add texture and a really delicious glimmer.  More texture was created using gesso, some cute little finger dobbers, lace and sequin waste. 

Of course I had to doodle with black marker and a metallic silver pen! 

I used sticky notes to write my actual entry. 

Oops, I just noticed I put "signing along", instead of singing along in my entry...grrr! "Good grief, Charlie Brown, you're such a lug head".  I think I really have dyslexia, b, d, g, q, and b and p sounds, and the order of my letters! Yikes! Anyways...

Fabric dimensional paint was used to draw the grass.

My very favourite new gift to myself, Derwent Inktense, watersoluable ink pencils, helped me to to colour in my doodled flowers and create bubbles representing how Saturdays, art and music make me feel!

The little t-shirt is a paper doily that I got from my husband's grandma many, many years ago! Boy, I'm a pack rat! Thank goodness, many of my treasures are coming in handy in my art!  What enjoyment I am experiencing!

 If only I could feel positively bubbly every day!

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What is your favourite thing to do on Saturdays?

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  1. Wonderful bubbly busy page! Looks like you had lots of fun with your different art materials .... Don't worry, I didn't see the mistake, even though I just read about it. I had to read it a second time to find it...

  2. Fun? Multi-media, bubbles... of course, I had a lot of fun! Thanks, Denthe for the pat on the back! Thanks for joining me on my journey!


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