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You never know what you will discover.

How do you grow as an artist? Honestly you just keep doing the work. The work that resonates with you. You can work in more than one medium, or several at once, and still move forward. You will surprise yourself! What we fail to remember is that techniques are invented, discovered, re-invented, and re-imagined each day all over the world. By people who went to art school and those who did not. You never know what you will discover.

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Time for a L O O K B A C K at my art journals

Art journaling is not simply the flat image - it’s multi-faceted. Tangible, touchable, textural. Each form of art has different attributes, characteristics, maybe even personalities? When you see art online, you see it, but you can’t really always SEE it. You cannot pick it up, feel the texture, the weight, and there is no frame of reference for the size of the art. Quick video of one of the journals down at the end of the post. Enjoy!!!

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Art Journaling 101: Revised!

new readers often seek information about creativity and art journaling -— MANY years ago, I created Art Journaling 101 as a starting point for readers to find key resources from the archives of Daisy Yellow. I update the post about 2x per year and this was the week for AJ101, switching out photographs, adding links to popular posts, plus updated most of the post with my Go-To Art Journaling Materials.

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Art Inspired by Music: Green Day, Springsteen, Cranberries & Etc.

I've been working on art inspired by rock music and discovered [again] that creating to a song can be a deep and intuitive experience, even more than working from a prompt or quotation. 🛵 Music has been integral to my life, very much part of me since my high school years. I feel like with a song, there’s more data + sensory input. I can use the entire span of the song as the prompt, the mood, the lyrics, plus my experience and interaction with it over the years. 

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