Just where did I disappear to in December? I had the delightful opportunity to assemble two incredible photo albums for the sons of my friend, scrapbooks which chronicled a few of the highlights of the first 18 years of each of their lives. In the four weeks I spent on this challenge I watched mere babes bloom into young men, aided and surrounded by love and opportunities. I also learned a few new tips that I'll take forward into my next scrapbook project.
This art deco piano appeals greatly to me as an objet d'arte, yet I confess feeling betrayed by its maker, as it strays from the classic conception. I suppose growing up in a house where classical piano was revered affects my earliest perceptions of what a pianoshould be.
Similarly, it seems disrespectful to the field of music itself to paint or deface an instrument.
How do you feel about these types of ornamentation?
Pamperpuss just blogged about this as part of a lovely gift she'd received from a friend. The idea is that you put something on paper every day and accept it for what it is.
Here are some of my favorite inspirations from her list:
4) Find a beautiful picture in a magazine cut it out and make that the centre of your art journal page.
What else might be good art prompts? I'm thinking about throwing a few more multimedia blips where I glue something random on the page and incorporate my drawing and painting around it.