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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Sister Grace: My Journal Spread Completes its Evolution

Tah-dah - My "Sister Grace" journal pages are completed!


I began this page spread in January and posted about it last month. The process of building up layers on these pages is fascinating, and since I just happened to have documented it, let's start at the beginning:

The first step was to do freewriting over masking tape:


Next, the first layer of imagery went on. This is what it looked like after the first work session:


Not bad, buuuuttttt.... I needed to integrate the two pages, and my go-to method for that color. And I wanted to cover up images I didn't like, and enhance the ones I did. After some homework, it looked like this:


Better, but it still need more blue on the left page. I alos found some more images that cried out to go into the mix. Once I knew what I wanted, it came together quickly - and here we are, back at the finished page:


I've come to like this spread a lot, though I really don't know what it means! There's a lot going on, indeed, which always intrigues me. The concept of "grace" ties in with the ballet dancer images, and since I fumbled my way through ballet class as a child, I have a resonance there. No matter; I have this image posted on my screen saver, so it gives me a bit of mystery to contemplate as I log on and off. Someday I might figure it out and write another post! For now, I just enjoy, and hope you do, too :)

2 comments:

Moonangelnay said...

very nice i love that you've posted a few pictures to show how things have been progressing! lovely work!

VividColors said...

Looks great! Thanks for sharing! :)

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