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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Starting 2014...

Starting 2014 off with a bang! Went to a 2 hour yoga workshop on Jan 1 then have been working in my art room. I set up a new arrangement for my art pens. They used to be piled up on top of each other and I could never find what I wanted...

new pens arrangement and work table

And then made my first Art Journal page for the year.

new pens arrangement

I finally got this cabinet for holding my decorative papers.

paper shelves

Got it @ IKEA in West Sacramento and we put it together last night. I started putting my decorative papers in it and realized I really need to sort through them and label the drawers.

cabinet with papers

At least I have someplace to start putting them all together instead of boxes and bins here and there. I probably need around 2 more of these units but I will see how it fits then decide what to do about the extras.

And then today I made a second Art Journal page (when it rains it pours) using up one of the left-over paint backgrounds from my old journal. I was going to tear some of them out cause they were just pages where I cleaned my brayer from gelli printing mostly but I decided I would just work with them as is and see what happens. I can always gesso over something!

AJ what words


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6 comments:

  1. Progress left, right and center! Yay. And look at that blue and green journal page. Hardly any orange in sight LOL. And putting those new stamps to good use, I see.

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    1. The funny thing Leslie, is that the page started out REALLY orange so I added some teal to tone it down, then added green, and more teal, etc... Just feels good to get back to some art journaling!

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  2. That is a really nice page. The lettering is especially attractive.

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    1. Thanks Fran, glad you liked it! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  3. What a wonderful start, Roz! Keep up the good work. Now if you could only give me a nudge...

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    1. Well Pat maybe we need to set aside an art day here one of these weekends?

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