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Bird Crazy and Dylusional!

I buy art supplies and they collect dust. It’s probably a sickness, but (shrug) that’s what I do. It’s not that I don’t want to use them, it’s just…making time and time’s a tickin’. I have done something artistic every day since January 1. I didn’t really plan on making a New Year’s resolution, it just happened and I have been sticking to it.  It takes 30 days to make a habit right? We’ll see.

December 31, 2015 I cracked open my brand new Dylusions art journal ( I have two for some reason?) and stared at the empty pages. I peeled the plastic off of the new Dylusions spray inks I bought, closed my eyes and picked one. I sprayed all over the page. Red is my favorite color and I guess that was all it took. I put the finishing touches on my page on New Year’s Day and even took pictures for a blog post!

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On journal page two (I drug this one out for a few weeks), I used Sharpies and practiced blending. I LOVE the Tim Holtz Bird Crazy stamps! After work I would sit on the couch with a lap desk and color my stamped images with Sharpies that had never been opened…(rolling my eyes). I WAS going to buy some Copics or Spectrum Noir markers, but I saw a video on shading and blending with Sharpies and decided to test it out. As long as you have the right paper, it works!

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This guy is my favorite…

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Just one more…

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I guess I can hold off on the expensive markers for awhile. I’m sure there will be something else I will want to buy when I need some Hobby Lobby retail therapy.

Do more of what makes you happy!

Wendy

 

 

 

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