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Pink Pages II


After yesterday's post, I went back to my art journal to finish up the Valentine's spread. You can see the process above: add some text to balance out the page, define the woman, and use a wash of warm brown watercolor to tie the page together. Tada - it's finished!

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Wishing you the most beautiful day, sweets. All my love!

6 comments:

  1. so pretty! love to see the process to the finished result. and the skin colour of the girl is so beautiful. i like it a lot :)

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  2. AH yay! We just woke up and my little Mia was so happy to see you finished! "She is such a good drawer" she says. Beautiful process!

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  3. Oh I love how you share the work in progress. I hope you had a wonderful Valentine's week. :)

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  4. Who do you think of when you draw the women in your journal? Are the women representations of yourself? What about the words you write- do they mean something to you? Never and for always feels so negative for Valentine's Day, and the woman seems sad or disappointed. I hope your Valentine's Day wasn't the pits. All my love, dear friend.

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    1. The best response that I can give right now (I am still pondering your questions!) are that I usually art journal first and seek meaning in my work afterwards.

      This means that I actually follow the flow – feeling what needs to be done next and acting on that impulse. The women, I suppose, are all representational of me (I dreamt of and created them), though I don't always know what they have to tell me.

      The words on this page surprised me, too; I didn't know what they mean and I still don't. Perhaps that will come in time, and perhaps it won't! I feel that, on some level, it relates to the distance between my boyfriend and me, though perhaps it has other meanings as well.

      Thanks for asking! All my love!

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    2. Thank you for answering. I love your art and was curious of the deeper meaning (in this piece, especially).

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