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I've got some more November pages to share today. It's so interesting to go back and look at those pages. Reading my journaling is always an interesting and awkward experience. I tend to be very raw and honest about what's going on and reading it weeks or months later I sometimes cringe at what I've said or what was going on in my life. Do you ever feel that way?
I showed this page when it was very much in progress, right after I had carved the flower stamp.
After stamping I used a white Sharpie to add some highlights!
I also used a series of hand carved stamps to create some demarcations between journal entries.
This is an image I cut out of The New York Times and then doodled a frame around.
After drawing this face I felt that (a) she looked sad and (b) it was a bit long (especially in the nose area). Thus, the double entendre caption.
This is another mostly marker face.
This is a postcard I was given at a Jane Austen convention. Yes, a Jane Austen convention. It was stuck on my mirror for a long time and then I decided that I'd rather have it safely ensconsed in one of my journals. So, in it went!
You'll notice that the corner of this page is torn. One of the fun things about making your own journal is that you can bind in all sorts of papers, even ones that aren't rectangular and/or have bits missing.
I ran out of red paint and so I used yellow for the rest. I'm really glad. I think the page is so much more interesting with the color change. All one color would be boring.
Some paint leaked through my binding. So, I made lemonade, so to speak. I camoflauged the leak with some funky patterning.
You can see that I did a purposely bad job of coloring in the letters. I like the look of an active line. I think it creates energy!
I did these patterns ages ago and when I bound this sheet of paper into my journal, I intended to cover them up. But, when I got to this page, I just couldn't do it. C'est la vie.
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