Collage Art Journal: Pages 22-23

For the first of today’s collage journal share, I bring you this Amazonian woman: I had the image of the kicking woman in my stash and thought it would add a fun touch to a collage.  I pictured her kicking her leg over a building.  I ended up using the image of the moped riders […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 20-21

For today’s collage art journal share, I tried something new for the first time with one of my collages. I got the above images from a sports magazine article about the arrival of the Giants baseball team from New York to San Francisco in 1958.  I thought the image of Willie Mays sitting in the […]

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Starting an Art Journal with Charlene McNally

For the month of June, I was enrolled in a four-part series of art journaling classes at Castle in the Air.  The classes were taught by Charlene McNally, the same lady who taught the Paper Wonderland tunnel book class I took in April. For the first two sessions, we focused our attention on making our […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 18-19

I have two collage journal pages to share with you today.  The first one I’m calling Stroll. I was taken by the image of the model – actress Alicia Vikander – walking on some Louis Vuitton luggage and decided to place her on water.  I had the image you see in the background of a […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 15-17

Today’s collage journal share includes my most favorited collage on my Instagram account thus far. I guess people really like the bright colors of this collage and the funkiness of it.  It started out with the image of the woman in a bright yellow coat with red chili peppers in her hair.  She was so […]

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Boo the Pomeranian Handmade Birthday Card

I started out crafting by making cards for my friends and family, and over the years, as I have taken on all kinds of crafty projects, my card making has become less and less.  But every now and then, my card making urge comes back, especially if I get a sudden inspiration, as was the case […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 12-14

For today’s collage journal share, I have three very different collages to present you. First up, another photomontage inspired by Kirsten Dunst’s Marie Antoinette photo shoot in Vogue magazine.  This was the cover image, which had a lot of surrounding text.  I got rid of some of the text by trimming away most of the […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 10-11

With the two collage journal pages I’m sharing with you today, I feel I hit another milestone in my collage art journey, especially with this first one: The starting point for this collage was the photo of the plumeria plant in the front.  It was such a large, bold image, that I thought I would put […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 5-9

Today I continue with my series of collage art journal pages. I loved this candid picture of Minnie Driver and Charlize Theron dancing together at a post-Oscar party, but there was text all around the image, so I decided to come up with a creative way to hide the text.  My intention was to frame the […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 1-4

Well after my last post last week, in which I shared with you my newfound love for magazine photo collages, you would have thought I would have posted again right away, but as is usually the case, life got in the way.  One of my very good friends was visiting in town and stayed with me […]

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