Here is part three of my Quilt Festival photos. There's plenty more to come, so I hope you're inspired by what you see!
Whether or not you're a sewer, I hope you have some ideas for patterns and colors and design in your own work! I think many of these quilts could inspire greeting cards, paintings, art journal pages, and I know that my Carve December will be influenced by these gorgeous patterns!
If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish anything or even like it. If you've done some art journaling this week, use the hashtag #artjournaleveryday so that we can all take a peek. Even if you're not on social media, you can see everything (from twitter, pinterest, instagram, and facebook) that uses that hashtag here.
You may recall that I asked for guest post submissions a month or two ago. One of my favorite things about Art Journal Every Day is that in so many ways it has always been a community based project. If you've got an idea to share, be brave and do it! It benefits all of us whenever we can share our ideas and inspiration! Art journaling has truly changed my life for the better. I hope it has touched yours too!
I am very pleased to be a guest blogger on Julie’s blog today. Thank you Julie for having me.
Let me tell you more about myself. My name is Marlene Meijer-van Niekerk. I am an arts & crafts professional and originally from South Africa. I settled in Holland about 15 years ago, after a period of about 4 years in The Middle East.
I am married and a mother to two lovely children(10 &14), that really keeps me on my toes! I teach about 4 art journaling & playful painting classes a week and a few workshops every month.
I also teach online as a guest tutor, make youtube tutorials, design stamps and blog. My passion is mixed media and art journaling and everything that goes with that…..stamps, stencils, art supplies and books. During the day you can mostly find me in my small home based studio, where the creative processes takes place.
Today, I will share my unique, signature abstract watercolour technique with you. Hope you enjoy the sparks of inspiration in my video tutorial!
You're getting two-for-one today. I'm combining the second installment of photos from Quilt Festival with the most recent Adventures in Arting Podcast -- which is all about Quilt Festival.
In fact, we recorded the first two sections of this three-part podcast while I was at Quilt Festival. If you listen, you'll get a bit more of an in-depth perspective on being at the show.
If you do not see the podcast player above, please click on this link. You can listen to a podcast anywhere and at any time. It is a recording that is available to you whenever you'd like to listen. If you'd like to download it to your iTunes library, click here. You can also pause and rewind or fast forward as you desire. I like to listen to podcasts while I'm making art. It's a little like hanging out with friends while you art.
And now, the quilt photos:
Plenty more photos to come next week!
Thanks for stopping by!
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