Art and Art Journaling–more to come

Art and art journaling have been my number one focus for the past week.  Since I am trying to learn art journaling, I have joined a Facebook group and I have really been enjoying the prompts and words.  Making journal pages is still pretty hard for me, but at least in this group I am learning together with others and we all support and help each other.

My oldest daughter, who moved here from Missouri in the summer, spends quite a bit of time over here with me and we have been making cards.  It really is a BIG production and when we get started the table becomes buried in craft supplies. We have stacks of scrapbook paper, craft stamps, scrapbook punches, glue and glue sticks, ribbons for embellishment, pens and colored pencils, and a tape runner.

She was here until 9PM this Saturday making Easter cards with me!  We have such a great time!  She wants to start selling handmade greeting cards online and will set up an Etsy store as soon as she can.  She has a large stack of handmade Valentine’s cards to sell and she had a commission card to make for a lady at her workplace.

Here are the last three pages in my journal:

art journal

Here is an example of some cards we made this weekend.  While my daughter made cards, I was busy making Valentine’s Day Tags to send to my friends in Austin.  They were fun and fast.  Here they are, too:

art journal

I haven’t done much drawing this week, but I am planning to start a drawing of a yellow lab.  I love dogs, so I hope I can do this dog justice.  If it turns out that I am good at drawing dogs, I will start drawing my dogs and my daughters’ dogs.  Maybe then I will start drawing dogs at the shelter.

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