2/3/14

week 5 for 365-2

My Monday creative check in.....  I managed to make art every day last week and just love it.  I usually unwind at night in front of the TV and then spend most of the evening feeling guilty that I'm being a "flat Martha" (you must read this post!).  I finally discovered a solution.  I've filled a mid-sized bin with some basic notebook supplies: pens, markers, colored pencils, parallel pen, and a couple notebooks.  That way I can doodle, draw, sketch, whatever while I mindlessly watch TV!  Plus, at the end of the night it all goes back in the bin for a tidy room til I'm in the mood again.  This solution kept me busy every night this week....

I'm participating in a round robin zine and sent off my first installment to Dori:

Am now caught up in the Documented Life notebook (week 5)
      week 4: hidden/secret word/message - I made foldover tabs covering my inspirational words

Tabs open (under endless is the word 'discovery'):

      week five:  doodle a border

I added a list on the left of the artsy things I did and like that at a glance I can look back through the year and see what I've worked on - think I'll keep that element each week!

Started working on a couple of canvases that I picked up cheap at a yard sale last summer - early steps:


Not sure where they're going, but at least they're going!

Made a long overdue postcard for Leslie - promised her something hand lettered......

I've received a ton of mail art in the last few days so now I have to get busy and generate some replies!  I imagine next week's creativity may revolve around mail art!



3 comments:

  1. Canvas love, purple is stirring me lately too. xox

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  2. Terri, your little bird caught my eye immediately! The map paper highlights corner brook and marble mountain, in my home province of Newfoundland!

    Shine on!
    Kelley

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  3. Love your ADL spread. I need to doodle more but I get so empty headed about what to doodle. Maybe I'll peek back here when the time comes...
    Got my card, thanks. Love hand lettered things and think I will put this in my ADl journal so that it becomes part of my year.
    Great map bird and flowers also. You had a good week!

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