Friday, August 14, 2015

We Make Things. It is Fun.



Week 28 of the Documented Life Project 2015:
Time keeps on ticking...
I made some color copies of a journal page
I had painted of vintage bottles, cut them out
and glued onto this new page. In this
newer incarnation, I included
a Jim Croce song lyric.
Other painted papers, graph paper, and
 origami papers are also part of the collage.




For the second half of the Week 28 spread I used
some vintage illustrations from an old health textbook.

I love that this elementary school
 textbook presented arts and crafts 
as part of a balanced,
 healthy development - 

along with brushing your teeth! 
Watercolor and assorted papers 
and pen drawing complete the collage.





Week 39, "At this Moment..."
another collage with my own drawing of
a flower and clouds, painted papers, and stamping.
The bird image is a commercial rubber stamp,
and the leaf image is a stamp that I carved.




Enjoy Summer Fun...an Artist Trading Card
that I made earlier in the summer, just seemed
to fit here in this collage. It is taped hinge-style
on one side. Beneath the atc reads
"enjoy the now."

And I hope you are enjoying 
the now! Whether it's quiet moments
with friends and family, or exciting
new adventures!


Linking up with 
over at Balzer Designs, and





15 comments:

  1. This is certainly lovely. I've used "Time in a bottle" twice in my Time AB, so it's a great entry. Yours is much lovelier than mine, though. You should enter this in the Art Journal Journey (link on my right sidebar) whose theme this month is Time.

    I wish it was cool enough to walk. By the time I water my herbs, I'm perspiring so hard, I can barely make it to the shower to cool off. I'm glad your temps and humidity are not getting you down.

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  2. Really love your wonderful journal pages, especially the time in a bottle one, that text is so special. Thanks for joining us at Art Journal Journey, hugs, Valerie

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  3. Lovely colors in these pages, Such a delicate feel to them. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Oh my gosh Dianne! This pages are all so beautiful .. I am thrilled about them all and the ATC as well!
    I am so happy that you joined in at Art Journal Journey this time ! Welcome to the
    challenge!
    I wish you a happy weekend!
    oxo
    Susi

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  5. These are wonderful pages Dianne, I love your style!
    Alison x

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  6. How nice to see you over at AJJ Dianne!
    That song is magical and has always been a favorite of mine.
    Your pages are wonderful as always.
    Happy Weekend to you and yours.
    oxo

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  7. Awesome journal pages, the first one with the bottles looks fantastic and its a super quote.
    Yvonne

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  8. It's a pleasure to look at such beautiful, joyful pages.

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  9. These are pages are so much fun! And I love your quotes. I forgot about that old Jim Crochey song Time in a Bottle. It is a great idea for a time journal page.

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  10. You have unique journaling style. It is fantastic art and I enjoy it.
    Thank you for visiting my site ♥

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  11. congrats! All so beauty! I have new ideias about your posters.
    Thanks,Diane!
    Merit Salles





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  12. Hi Dianne! What wonderful pages with such detail to see... I love your fresh and different style. Mar

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  13. all your Journal entries are wonderful. i especially love the one about your walks. finally it is cooling down here and i hope to find back to my Walking Habits again.
    awesome Details all over the pages!

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  14. Your sketches are fabulous! So much fun!

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