International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day journal page. The prompt I was working on was “primary”. The librarian in automatically thinks of primary documents. So I chose two from the National Archives – one of suffragettes marching on Bastille Day (they ended up in jail) and the amendment to grant women the right to vote. Keep marching. No …

Try it or trash it

Try it or trash it

Yesterday I read a blogpost by Jen Morris on her website Jen Morris Creative entitled What I’m reading this year: 17 books in 2017.  She realized that she has many inspirational books sitting unread on her shelves and she is aiming to do something about that. It inspired me. Thanks, Jen.  My bookshelf before the challenge …

Have Journal Will Travel

Have Journal Will Travel

It seems that the majority of my arting has been done on the go. While I continue to try to get my art desk under control, I haven’t spent much time at it. So I’m getting pretty good at creating wherever I am and in mini-bursts. More often than not, time at my art desk …

Those days

Those days

Some days are for finishing, for forging ahead, for executing visions with paper, pencil and paint. Other days are for starting.  Today I am thinking ahead. Preparing pages for those days…the bleak and barren ones…the days that there is little energy left and deciding to give up would take but a moment. Those days are …