Colour swatch challenge on Journal 52

I joined a free year long journalling group which has weekly prompts. Since I joined late, I still have to catch up, but am really enjoying the challenges, and am using them to experiment with some new techniques (for me!). Week 9 was to select three swatches of colour, and create a page, so...

ink writing, song lyrics

Ink writing, song lyrics, journalling

Journal Girl gave us an assignment, to listen to a favourite song, or read a poem we liked, and make a journal page around that. This spread started with spray inks and alphabet stencils, collaged music pages and images from a magazine. I wrote the words with dark brown ink, and highlighted the abc...

Experiments with green blue and red orange journal page

Experimenting with colour complements

I bought a great book, recommended by Samie Harding (, called Flavor for Mixed Media by Mary Beth Shaw. (You can buy your printed copy or a Kindle version from the links at the bottom of this post. I get a small commission which I use to help pay for my website costs.) Using...

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