Words Art Journal Round Robin and Mixed Media Call for Proposal

I finished up my introductory pages for my Words Journal Thursday evening and got the journal off to Mary in NY Friday.  She should have it by Tuesday latest.  I received Susan’s journal yesterday in the mail.  I have an idea for my spread using the word “Imagine”.  I have to sketch it out.

Here are the introductory pages I did for my journal.


I started out with a layer of gesso.  Then I collaged down washi and braille paper.  I went over that with a watered down layer of gesso.  Then I added washed of Quinacrodone Nickel Azo Gold and Quinacrodone Violet fluid acrylics..  I used a round brush to add streaks of quin burnt orange and dioxazine purple and copper.  I covered all of that with strips of wrinkled white tissue paper that I glued down with matt medium.  I painted over that with washes of quin gold and quin voilet again.  Then I dry brushed copper over the top. 


Last, I wrote with pitt black pen. 


The text doesn’t show up in the full on shot, nor does the texture, which is pretty heave.  I love how it turned out.  So much so that I am going to use it again on something else.  Who knows what yet!

Here are Susan’s pages:


This is a beautiful print.


And this is a wonderful drawing of the lunar cycle with various pictures that are revealed as you rotate the wheel around.

Last, but certainly not least, if you are a mixed media artist who teaches workshops, or would like to teach, I’m looking for proposals for a new event coming in 2014.  If you would like to receive the call for proposal, go to the Art-Xscape website and click on the link to request the proposal!