While Dina Wakley was in town teaching in all her fabulousness last weekend we all got into a small conversation about Art Journaling – is it really Art *Journaling* if you don’t journal?
And I don’t journal – I play.
So I decided to push myself and start. I have actually added some journaling to almost all my pages and have enjoyed every second.
Then I took some of my unfinished pages and went to work on them. This is one of my faves – I love the background so much that it has taken me this long to cover it up! I always tell classes when I teach, “Don’t get attached,” and I got attached. It was time to bite the bullet and move on.
This is how it turned out:
I love that the background is still peeking through with some subtle colour:
And aren’t all those layers and doodles fun?
I especially like the pop of colour behind the Dina Wakley stamp – it really draws your eye to the figure and the start of the journaling:
I’m totally inspired to keep journaling now, and am more excited than ever to play and make a hot mess – after all, there’s always a way to turn it around!