“Be who you are” Art Journal page

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This is the finished Dr. Seuss art Journal page i began yesterday.  I think it turned out quite nicely in a chaotic sort of way Smile!

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Here are some of the collage elements before gluing together.  As you can see in the end i added a lot more bits and bobs.  There is a piece of corrugated cardboard from a coffee cup warmer, a rose from a paper napkin and hand drawn and coloured elements. 

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Close-up shot of the page.

Supplies used: Substrate ā€“ cardstock, gesso, acrylic paints, pencil crayons, water colour pencil crayons, inktense pencils, pencil, highlighters, paper napkin, Sharpie, micron pens, corrugated cardboard, tissue paper, Sharpie poster paint pen.

See you tomorrow!

LOVE VIOLETTE XOXO

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9 Comments on “Be who you are” Art Journal page

  1. Dawn
    July 11, 2012 at 11:14 am (7 years ago)

    Ooh Violette this is beautiful. I love how you have pulled everything together and how it draws your eye around the page.
    Thank-you for sharing.
    Hugs x x x x

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  2. Wendy @ the Late Start Studio
    July 11, 2012 at 1:45 pm (7 years ago)

    Oh like! Dr Seuss is a wonderful source of quotes . And best book? Oh the Places You’ll Go!

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    • admin
      July 13, 2012 at 10:48 am (7 years ago)

      i love that one too Wendy -i’ve given that away as a graduation present numerous times!

      Love, violette

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  3. Suzana
    July 11, 2012 at 9:56 pm (7 years ago)

    LOVE the quote and your journal page, Violette! šŸ™‚

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    • admin
      July 13, 2012 at 10:48 am (7 years ago)

      thank you Suzanna!

      Love violette

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  4. eSeN
    July 11, 2012 at 11:55 pm (7 years ago)

    Love the page! The colours, the writing, the girl and the hat šŸ™‚

    Do you know where I can find Inktense blocks here? I’ve looked in Michaels, Opus, and DeSerres, but alas…Michaels only has the pencils.

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    • admin
      July 12, 2012 at 7:19 am (7 years ago)

      gosh – i didn’t even know about the Inktense blocks? If they don’t have them at Opus which would be my first choice i would think you’d have to order them online. Did you ask Opus if they could order some in for you? I’ll bet you’re not the only one inquiring!

      Love, Violette

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  5. eSeN
    July 12, 2012 at 8:41 pm (7 years ago)

    Oh! That makes sense! I didn’t even think of asking any one of the stores for help šŸ˜€ Thank you!

    Inktense blocks are supposed to be fabulous, as you can use the whole length for covering huge spaces, but still use the corners for any more detailed colouring or writing.

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