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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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The Art journal journey 

Image: blanket. Word: comfort. Prompt: what scares you? What do you do when scared? How do you react? Quote: the comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity, moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears. Dan Stevens


Art prompts galore 

Weird wacky and wonderful //Scavenger something metallic, green, blue, fibers, something from your stash, image of your choice, stamp with Random household object, book page pieces, security envelope pieces , random numbers





Colour me positive 




Life documented 

Prompt: paint large flowers on a paper sack. Technique: use a palette knife. Quote: the earth laughs in flowers. Ralph Waldo Emerson 



Every inchie Monday 

This week we go to a country that I have visited! Turkey 


The splendours of topkapi palace and its harem in Istanbul as well as the Galata bridge, hajia sofia, blue mosque & immense covered bazaar were visited back in '77 when we drove out to the Middle East- fabulous! Also cappadocia and it's early Christian rock churches & underground cities, the crusader castles and indeed the wonderful Kilim woven carpets....it's a fascinating place full of weird & wonderful that I had the pleasure of seeing before it became a trendy place to go.... pamukale hot springs was the only place I didn't get to see.


My first image is the rock chimneys of cappadocia then the flag & map.

8 comments:

  1. Great inchies! Love your other artwork too, beautiful pages!

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  2. Lucky you to have visited Turkey, I am a little bit jealous :-)
    Your inchies are very nice.

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  3. Great inches and journal pages.

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  4. Fabulous pages Sally, I really like the Picasso quote you used.
    Your inchies look great as well, such a small area to work on but you have super results.
    Yvonne xx

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    1. My old encyclopaedia is coming in very handy!

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  5. Love the art work, its great. I also love your take on Turkey. So many things I have never heard of about Turkey.

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  6. Turkey has always seemed to me to be a very exotic place, so incredibly different to my own little environment and experiences...how marvellous that you have been able to see and explore it. I always wanted to travel as a young person. Now I simply could not bear to be a "tourist" amongst a crowd of others viewing designated things within a designated time frame...so I stay home and read. Love your artwork and quotes, you have been busy. Dx

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