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Category Archives: 365 days in the life of a journal

Views From Venice

I just returned from Venice one of my most favorite cities to explore…mysteriously charming❣

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Peace and Love

Robyn

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Gelliplate Layers- Video

Today I was working in the studio on layers…creating a rich depth of color and texture in my work…

One of my favorite tools for this, believe it or not is the Gelliplate…

I decided to create a short video to show you how I do it….

My biggest tip to create rich texture and color in 2-3 pulls is to begin with a dirty plate, (one in which you left old paint to dry from a previous session)…this is 50% of what makes this technique successful…

Enjoy❣

  
Much Love and Peace…

Robyn

Mosaic Books….

I created a Mosaic book of my February daily #365daysinthelifeofajournal art work….

I love this app very easy to use right on your phone…great customer service and a really unbelievable quality with quick turnaround…
Check me out daily on my Instagram @rarebirds…

Enjoy❣

  
 
Love Peace and Joy

Robyn

Yoga HArt

I’ve been spending a lot of time working in the studio…my focus has been producing work from a place of oneness…

Meditation in color and movement…I like to think of it as movement in my heart space…it’s all love…

The work below was done in my #365daysinthelifeofajournal… My next post will show some the work that resulted from this journaling…

Enjoy ❣

  
   
    
    
    
 

Pages From My 365 Days Project…

I started this project on January 1st of this year…the purpose was to bring focus and direction to my time in the studio….

I must say that this project exceeded my expectations…l found more inspiration than I was able to create or translate into other media!  Plus the added bonus of beautiful richly textured journals….I’ll do a year end reveal…

Until then here are more page compilations from the past few weeks…

Enjoy!

   
    
    
 Much Peace and Love

Robyn

Journal Page – Rorschachs

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365 Days Journal Page

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Peace and Love

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Journal Page – Italian Love Letters

This collage from my 365 days in the life of a journal … Includes mono prints of love letters found in Venice….a print of a found object …and one of my fav collage elements – old dictionary pages

Enjoy!…Happy Sunday…

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Much Love and Peace

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365 Days In The Life Of A Journal – Tutorial

Here’s another tutorial – from the pages of this years Journal Challenge…

Enjoy!

Much Love and Peace

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Journal Page – Suns Of The Nile

More inspiration from my studio…

As I continue to work daily in the studio searching for new inspiration and techniques to express what spins in my spirit…

I have to admit that it’s not as easy as it may seem from your side of things…

Challenging ourselves to be fully immersed in our passions, mine is creating and teaching mixed media art and helping other find that spark of creativity…really requires us staying in the ring with ourselves….

So I share my work to inform, prod and coax you to yours, whatever that may be, but please be assured that I’m in the ring too!…Everyday!!!

Enjoy!

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Much Love and Peace

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