Art Journal

Part 2: Past Art Journal Pages

As promised, here is the second part to my latest post on my art journal pages.

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An awakening…

I was consciously creating myself into being…

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I do not focus too much on how perfect I can make my pages.

Every mind wanders

Every mind wanders

A simple reminder…

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The day I made this page, I was so shaken with some terrible news. It was literally fitting to put on the “be still” text.

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I expressed the feeling of being betrayed by a family; I couldn’t seem to forget what she has done to me and the chaos it’s caused to my immediate family, so I decided to write it all down here, found myself embarrassed when I opened the page the next day but didn’t think my feelings should be discounted. Instead of tearing the page apart (which I actually can’t ‘coz the other side has been art-ed already), I covered the words with gesso, and let it dry. I then drew two outlined faces. I aptly named the page “Duplicity.”

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The next day, I found myself thinking about my cousin again who I never thought would cause me so much trouble. So, it was just fitting that I did this page and the exercise itself. And boy, it was so liberating to have that junk gone from my thoughts.

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And lastly, these are pages about one Thanksgiving Day, before I went to meet the family and the turkey for dinner. Thankful for everything and for all the friendships — on IG, my HS and college friends, colleagues, and family.

And on the very last page of this journal…

Hope you all enjoyed looking at these pages.