Saturday 30 June 2018


June 18-25 ART PROMPT: Rainbow//SCAVENGER: Happy colors. Dance. Feathers, Fingerprints, Drips or splatters, Quote

A scribbled background , some feathers and dance images/quotes....

I must have been dancing on the ceiling myself as the journal spread ended up upside down in my book!!!

Life documented

Week 26. Theme: Zentangles. Prompt: create a week at a glance with markers, paint markers, and acrylic. Theme: create a background for simple zentangle Catron, add seven circles for each day then paint to swirls around each circle. Quote: I believe the target of anything in life should be to do it so well that it becomes an art . Arsene Wenger

More doodles

Week 25 

Theme: Zentangles

Prompt: Create a doodled birds collage

Technique: Doodling on white paper shapes, collage onto colourful background

Quote: "You know there is an art alive within you, and the work you do to uncover it is not a waste of time." - Emily P Freeman

Thursday 28 June 2018


Purple frame,  image: mask in the greenery. Quote: The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has Michelangelo.

Played with my new dies for this one!

Sunday 17 June 2018

Midsummer soon

A Colour me positive 

Green frame, red background, stem & water droplets. Quote: each day provides its own gifts. Marcus Aurelius

And a documented life 

Theme:  Zentangles. Prompt:  Make your own Affirmation Cards. Technique:  Doodling on watercolored scraps. Quote: “It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.” – Claude M. Bristol

And that's us half way through June! The longest day is just around the are my holidays!

Thursday 14 June 2018


Catch-up of art prompts galore....

JUNE 4-10 is: COMMUNICATION//SCAVENGER:, Yellow, Blue, Something geometric, Washi tape, A quote, A pocket

Ticket or ticket stub, Something from a recent shopping trip, Make some marks,

Add a border

Blue and yellow washi tape that I have stamped......

JUNE 11-17 is: Circles// SCAVENGER: Beige, Deep green, Junk mail, Something coffee or tea stained, Something exotic, Sewing ephemera, Use a napkin, Paint dabbed with crumpled paper, Masking tape , Image transfer (any method) 

Dark green inks applied with crumpled paper, assorted circles, stamping & doodles.

Wednesday 13 June 2018

AJJ 23

Snatched art moments as Bill is away on a golfing trip.....

  1. Image: toothbrush/toothpaste. Word: freshen. Prompt: write down five weird things you like. Technique: paint with a toothbrush. Quote: Sometimes we are taken into troubled waters not to drown... But to be cleansed.

Im so glad I prepared a load of background pages earlier in the year!

Tuesday 12 June 2018

New pages

Life documented week 22

  1. June theme: Zentangles  Prompt:  To make simple patterns Technique:  To use a variety of black pens to create your zentangle doodles. Quote:Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.  Saint Francis de Sales. 

And week 23

  1. Theme : Zentangles. Prompt : Zen in the Chaos. Technique : Splash paint, ink, watercolor or  colored pencil and draw in the spaces.. Quote : Painting calmed the chaos that shook my soul. Nikki de St. Phalle

Saturday 9 June 2018


Another colour me positive post....and a Roald Dahl quote.

Looks like summer is coming to an end in Scotland but it's been marvellous whilst it lasted!

Wednesday 6 June 2018


Golden orange frame. Image: musical instruments. Quote: Creative isn't the way I think, it's the way I live. Paul Sandlip

AJJ 21

Image: spotlight. Word: focus. Prompt: write about five things you need to do more of and five things to do less often. Technique: use texture paste to create focus on your page. Quote: people who shine from within don’t need the spotlight.

Sunday 3 June 2018

June APG

MAY 28-JUNE 3: MUSIC//SCAVENGER: Colours of the beach, Masking tape, A flower, Dangles, , Words, Security envelope pattern, Lines, Crumpled tissue paper, Something repeptitive, Paint through a stencil.