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A few weeks ago, I took a free online class from Juliette Crane and ended up with this super cute mixed media collage owl in my art journal.
I enjoy being inspired by other artist's styles and techniques. I always take what works for me and my style and leave the rest. One thing that Juliette and I have in common is a belief that the artwork isn't done until you're happy with it. You have to keep going until you're satisfied. As they say in the "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" movie: "𝗜𝗻 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗮, 𝘄𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮 𝘀𝗮𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 – 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗲𝗻𝗱. 𝗦𝗼 𝗶𝗳 𝗶𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁, 𝗶𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝘆𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗲𝗻𝗱." This little owl is 5 or 6 layers of paint, collage, and drawing.
If you take one idea into your weekend art making, I hope it's, "keep going!"
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