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Friday, 4 December 2015

Live your adventures for AJJ


The theme for December at Art Journal Journey is
Collage [+ Journalling]

This page started off with a digital collage I had been experimenting with, when I printed it out I had my printer set a A5 so rather than print another for my journal, I  stuck it down and got out the paints.



I used a few  left over colours around the edges, that I had mixed using white  acrylic as a base,  and  a tiny bit of home made spray paint.
The stencil was waiting to be put away, so that helped the edging.
Again  I looked in the bits box and used a bird and a clock face in the corner, there was a bit of a paint mess to cover here,
 where the end had come off the spray as I was trying to get the last dregs out of the bottle.
The quotes read.....
''Life was meant for a great adventure''.
and around the edge is one of
 Ophrah Winfrey's...
''The biggest adventure you can take
is to live the life of your dreams''.

I do hope that the girl was doing just that,  as she went walking with her dog.

Thank you for calling to see me today, your comments are always appreciated.

21 comments:

  1. Lovely... and I rather like that it came out A5 and got itself a gorgeous painted border as a result! Love the dreamy forest atmosphere and trailing ivy, and the sentiment looks great stamped across the digi and mixed media collaging.
    Alison xx

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  2. Fantastic collage, love the fairy in the forest, so pretty. Thanks for joining us at Art Journal Journey, hugs, Valerie

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  3. A wonderful collage dear Yvonne! I love all about it! It's a dreamy fairy page that makes happy to look at. So happy to see you at Art Journal Journey again! I hope you are not too busy with christmas preparations! Happy weekend Yvonne!
    oxo
    Susi

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  4. Always envious of anyone who can master a computer- I'm having a major hissy fit with mine today! Don't ask, I'm taking real deep breaths!!!!

    Very nice result despite the misprint lol

    Sally

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  5. This is stunning page Yvonne and I really love the bright hat it catches the eye so well

    Love Chrissie xx

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  6. Fabulous, and sometimes little mistakes like that work out just perfect! Live the elements you added to the original piece, it's turned into a fantastic collage, love it!

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  7. So many fabulous elements you have used to this great collage, Yvonne. Love the forest and the fantastic fairy, specially the amazing hat.
    Hugs, Mar

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  8. Cool collage and I love her hat!

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  9. This is adorable, Yvonne. I am impressed with how you used the stencil to cover up the corner. I would never have known had you not pointed it out. In the end, it turned into a beautiful collage with a very powerful message! It's a winner in my books.

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  10. What a beautiful mixed media page for your art journal , Great background and lovely dolls in the front!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  11. Brilliantly designed, colours and added goodies are just gorgeous.xx { aNNie}

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  12. amazing page,dear yvonne,love the girl with the big hat,its fun.
    happy weekend.

    hugs jenny

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  13. Beautiful, rich page with charming elements.
    Have a happy weekend xx

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  14. Love the quirky/whimsical style of your journal page Yvonne x
    Love the layers of images and the colour combination

    TFS and best wishes
    Annie x

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  15. Great collage Yvonne, so many wonderful elements here. It almost looks like she's calling out to bring the bird to her, like Cinderella or Snow White. Love it. hugs :)

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  16. I love how you combined so many effects to create one great collage! Love this page! Happy Weekend.

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  17. Nice digital work always from you. I like your quotes, adventures, yes!!!

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  18. This really is the most wonderful page! I love the digital start it had and now that it is part of your brilliant collage! Your spray led you on your adventure and I love the quote! Chrisx

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  19. Great collages piece Yvonne and the painted edge works for me.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  20. Beautiful collage. I love that quote too.

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  21. The girl looks all ready for her adventure. I love the little fairy peeping out. Nice work with adding a frame, that works very well.

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