Art Journal Page: Word Of The Day

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I have a new journal, a Toned Gray Strathmore art journal (5½ x 8″). I chose the grey background as I have previously enjoyed the mid-tone which allows both black and white work top. I wanted to explore the journaling side of the art journal and came up with a ‘word of the day’ theme – choosing a word that described either what I had done, or how I felt. The doodling on the facing page started to reflect the words and was completed a little at a time each day.

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Representations of bounce-back-ability: elastic and springs

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Spikes for the pain, and white ibuprofen pills

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Artistic representation of the meandering walk alongside the Thames, with the Globe Theatre, London Eye, Gherkin, Shard, Grater and Walkie Talkie buildings featured. There was a guy providing kids with a stream of giant soap bubbles.

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Defining my art journaling

Used in this spread:

  • Lamy Safari fountain pen, EF and M nibs using Noodler’s Bulletproof Ink and Platinum Carbon Ink
  • Uniball Signo Broad white gel pen
  • Pilot G-2 07 white gel pen
  • Cuttlelola Electric Dotspen – brilliant for stippling 🙂

 


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