Flashback Friday: A Beautiful Life #art #ink #quote

For once, my art journal entry says it all for me. Beautiful is Life. Until next post… PS. Page was created using Dylusions Ink, Dylusions stencil, Sakura Micron Pens and Derwent Graphik Paint Liner in black.

Flashback Friday: Festival of the Vine #art #ink #wine #GenevaIL

Nothing could be more beautiful than a sunny day, wine and good company. That’s exactly what happened last year on September 12th. I remember the day had a slight chill to the air with the promise of fall just around the corner. I finally decided I would use my spa gift certificate I received for my…

Flashback Friday: Day at the beach #art #pastel #beach

I think I love reminiscing. One of the best things about my weekly journal is the fact that I have a permanent record of the activities and memories I have made throughout my life. I have something tangible that I can hold and look through. Not only am I remember the times that I am…

Flashback Friday: September 13th 2014

Ah…. September 13th. What a lovely day this was last year. The weather was that beautiful kind of warm that you just wanted to bask in. It was also the perfect kind of day to experience a wedding. This entry pays homage to one of the most sacred events that a man and women can…

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…

Quick Update and a promise…

Okay readers. Enough is enough. I need to stop knitting and start creating more art! I know I am tough on myself, and I logically know I have been truly up to my ears in knitting projects since April. I just haven’t made my other passion important enough. If you are curious about what I have…

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: 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 ….

Day Twenty Eight, Creation Twenty Eight

  Sorry for the little gap in time folks. After a wonderful time-off relaxing at home, it was time to get back to work-literally. It’s been super busy these past three days, so I am a little behind in posting this day. Day Twenty Eight marks the fifteenth day remaining until I complete my One…

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…