ART JOURNALING TOOSDAY

it’s ART JOURNALING MONDAY SISTAHS!

and I really have to say.. I RE-HEALLY look forward to the entries!  It’s getting as exciting as BELLARIFIC FRIDAYS!! First of all, I am SO happy that I see new names joining our group every week and it is SO worth my time to post  these as I find them SO inspirational!  Second of all, I AM THRILLED that my book is filling up and getting “CRUNCHY”.. and THIRD of all, I am THRILLED that this is starting to take off so that I can have some accomplices.. hehehehe.. I even have some sistahs who couldn’t stop at one spread and had to submit two!  THAT makes me SHMAPPY 🙂

Ok.. let’s GO!  Our theme this week was da DOODLE.  I hope you had fun doodling and that you make many more pages using this technique!

This is Corey's! Fantastic doodles Cor!

Ebrubella's DOODLE! Beautiful colors and designs!

here's mine where I decided not to go the traditional black micron pen way but to just use all of my PITT pens and copics and any colored marker I could get my hands on..LOL

this one's mine also.. *ahem* I was one of those who couldn't stop at one.. are you shocked?p.s. all the white that you see is LIQUID PAPER (white out).. with a precision needle tip.. it's awesome.. one of the best tips I received along my journey!

Galit doodled in honor of her friend who passed away last year. Art journaling really helps us heal

Gloria Sauve used AMAZING and VIBRANT colours!

Jen was traveling with her goodies and made this page!

Lindabella ZENTANGLED !

PINKY DINKY DOO (Lori B) doodled this amazing bouquet!

Paulabella zentangled and doodled a flower!

Paulabella also couldn't stop at one..LOL.. and do I see our ARTSY HOUSE STAMP over there??? hmmmm???

Rhian zentangled so BEAUTIFULLY and used our STAMP in the middle as her focal! beautiful!

Sheryl colored and doodled the beautiful flowers and cut out meaningful text and collaged it!

violet's beautiful doodles

So whaddya think of this weeks doodly theme?  I AM IN LOVE with all the entries!  thank you sistahs for participating!  makes me soooo verrry happy!

Now next week’s theme?  COLLAGE.. what is collage?  Basically taking any “FODDER” (paper stuff.. ephemera.. receipts.. take out menus, business cards.. scrappy paper), FABRIC,  IMAGES that make you happy and gluing it on to a page!  You can use PPA glue or a glue stick.. both work.. the benefit of PPA is that you can seal the top as well!  Now don’t stop just at collage if you don’t wanna… you can use the other elements that we have used here on AJ monday!  You can combine it with crayons and doodles as well!  Build your page!  Layer your page!  And here is another wonderful nugget.   If you are looking for GREAT ROYALTY FREE ephemera, go subscribe to www.graphicsfairy.blogspot.com..  She has AMAZING images that you can print out and use as collage pieces!  FANTASTIC!  So have fun with this challenge.. it is due by next sunday so PLENTY of time to spend money, and collect receipts to glue in your journal…LOL

Don’t forget to post a comment on BELLARIFIC FRIDAY for your chance to win $10 in Bella bucks

This friday’s challenge for Bellarific friday is PAPER PIERCING!  Submit a card and you have a chance to win $20 in bella buckeroonis!   Can’t wait to see your creations!

Mwah to da sistahs who felt DOODLY and now feel COLLAGEY (LOL)

Em

15 Comments

  1. Gloria Sauve says:

    Wow!! Wowowowow!! These belong in an art museum!! I am in the company of artists…great artists! Beautiful, beautiful work, everyone!! I’m learning from all of you and having a wonderful time! :o)

  2. paula says:

    I GOTTA second Gloria… WHO KNEW WE WERE ALL BURSTING WITH DOODLES INSIDE!!!! These are all freakin’ GORJUSS! Different styles and ideas here…how is a girl supposed to work a day job and dream of getting home to her suppies.

  3. Stamping Bella says:

    Uchh it’s so true… is it sad that I LOVE MY SUPPLIES so much and wanna hug them every day? hmph.

  4. Danni says:

    These are all just fabulous! Da’ Bellas rock!

  5. Susan P says:

    I am getting so inspired by all the work. One day I will have something to show.

  6. Corey Robert says:

    OMG! It was so much fun doodling! It’s like you can doodle and doodle over doodle! I think all of the pages are beautiful! It is so inspirational to see everyone’s art! I love my stuff,too! Thank you ,Emily, for getting me started!

  7. Oh my goodness…these are totally amazing. I have not taken this journey with you all YET…..but I am feeling the pull. Absolutely gorgeous work. Very inspiring!

  8. Cindy Redding says:

    I am loving this stuff! I haven’t joined in but I already find myself wanting all the new goodies! I am in the process of making an art journal to send to my niece but it may never get there 🙂 I have done a few zentangles but nothing to rival these! Awesome! Thanks for the inspiration ladies!

  9. Pinky says:

    I looked forward to Mixed Media Monday all day today. Just couldn’t wait to see what everyone had done. Geesh, you Sistahs are brilliant. Love each and every one. Speacial love to Emily for opening my mind and giving me the motivation to pick up my pencils once more.

  10. Rhian Lowe says:

    Loving this! It gives me a reason to hide out with my precious supplies and say “Go away, I’m CREATING!” I can’t wait to start on my collage page.

  11. lindaH says:

    i am speechless! TOTALLY SPEECHLESS! these are sooooooo FREAKING GORJUS I need to go look at them all again, and again, and again!

  12. Linda S says:

    OMG….the ART work is incredible….certainly nothing like the random X’s and O’s with connecting arrows I think of when I hear “doodling”. Absolutely gorgeous ladies!

  13. dena says:

    all i can say is WOW….these pages are all spectacular. I can’t stop looking at them.

  14. OMG! Those are all beautiful….I look at the works of art and think man….I only wish I had that talent!!! But again I need to try first…maybe I’ll shock myself!

  15. Carla says:

    Im am so inspired by all of your beautiful artwork!! I love art and doodling and coliring and creating!! You never know who you will inspire and sometimes people just need a simple boost to make their day ?

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