Flashback Friday Kick-off Week!: July 28-30th

Welcome back to my Flashback Friday Kick-off Week! Now we are starting to get into the heart of my journal with the very start of my year – my birthday! The first entry highlights in an abstract way the elated feelings I have around my birthday. The drawing technique is a Zentangle inspired pattern “Tumbleweed” brought…

Flashback Friday Kick-off Week!

Hello followers and any new readers, Welcome to ‘Flashback Friday Kickoff Week”! This is the first entry from my year-long art journal I have been working on that chronicles my life over the past year. I am finally back after a long hiatus from the blogging world. While I have not been blogging, I have been…

Flashback Friday: August 9, 2012

Since the sun is currently shining upon the Midwest, I thought I would celebrate by posting a colorful entry on my site. I know this journal page may appear boring, but this entry proves that you can fill your journal with whatever you want. If you are stuck for ideas, why not catalog some of…

Flashback Friday: June 2011

In recognition of Valentine’s Day I decided that I would post a journal entry on a subject near and dear to my heart- my husband and my life-partner Chris. This journal entry is a drawing that I did of my husband after recently moving into our awesome apartment. After many weeks of unpacking boxes we…

Flashback Friday: April, 16 2007

  I decided today to go way back to April 2007 when I when I frequently watched an anime program called “Eureka 7” that was featured on Cartoon Network at that time. I often find that when an anime program is so beautifully illustrated, I am at times inspired to sketch a character from a…

Flashback Friday: July 31, 2012

Okay folks, it’s cold snowy and just plain dreary out there! I thought I would perk myself up by posting a journal entry from over the summer of 2012. I remember I was pretty hell bent on keeping up with my husband as he trained for his first sprint triathlon. I was not in awesome…

Flashback Friday: My childhood kitchen table circa 1992

I decide to go into the very distant past and go way, way back to 1992 where I sat as a child and decide to draw what was before me. Sitting at the table ready to draw, from my young perspective was the entire kitchen ready to be lovingly recreated on my little piece of paper ….

Flashback Friday: May 2, 2013

Welcome to May 2nd 2013. May 2nd 2013 seems like a really boring day, doesn’t it? I choose to post this particular entry to prove two things. One, not all visual jouranl enties have to be some grand exodus into our memories or be some thought provoking visual montage. Some of my entries are simply…

Flashback Friday: July 15th 2013

Flashback Fridays are making a comeback. Now that I am finally getting back into blogging regularly, I am also resuming posting some of my past visual art journal entries on Fridays. I decided for this entry to go back into the recent past and post an entry that is very dear to me. As some…

Flashback Fridays: July 30th 2013

I have very fond memories of creating this journal page. First of all, my husband on my birthday gave me one of my greatest gifts. My very first Zentangle book! In case you are wondering, the book was titled “Zentangle Untangled” by Kass Hall. As you may have already guessed, lately most of my art…

Flashback Friday: July 28th 2012

Hey! What’s going on here? Two blog posts in one day? Wow! Welcome to my new weekly event I have self titled as “Flashback Fridays”. Starting this week, I will begin posting entries from my visual journal that happened in the past. My first post documents a very special day for me- my birthday! As…