Since then the only art journaling I've done has been in the journal I'm doing on JOY.
Its taken me until this week to start my new art journal. I think I was suffering from Shiny White Page in Brand New Art Journal Paralysis, a strange condition where every time I eagerly picked up my new journal I was seized by ..... hesitation, lack of inspiration, uncertainty, even fear of messing up the first page!!!!!! This was so weird because I'd been really looking forward to starting my new journal and Shiny White Page in Brand New Art Journal Paralysis is the last thing I expected.
Anyway, all this got me thinking... and to see if it got me going I scribbled down a few thoughts about what I wanted to do in my new journal. Those thoughts finally turned into the first pages in my journal:
What a relief to get started! I did a simple backround, sponged yellow with distress inkpads and stencilled and stamped. I doodled the title:
I wrote the journaling out on paper, tore it out, sponged colour and stamped. Then I had fun with ink splats and splatters:
I'm linking up at:
Art Journal Every Day
Friendship Friday at Create with Joy
Creative Every Day