Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Pretending - art journal page

Hi, friends!
 I decided to challenge myself in creating small art journal pages. So, I pulled out my mini art journal (3.5 x 5.5) and started creating my background using my distress paints, watersoluble crayons, Dylusions paints and my oil pastels. This was my first try to draw a face using oil pastels and it was sooo fun :) I used two Dylusions stamp sets here - one for the quote and one for the border. I also used my Uni Posca pens in black and white to colour the stamped border. For shading I used my Stabilo Carborhello pencil in black.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving sweet comments! It means much to me!

Have a wonderful day!

Challenges:
The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge blog - Get Texty challenge

18 comments:

  1. Branka I don't have purple hair!!! But you are telling my life stry there!!! I really love your journal pages and gorgeous colors you used!! Fabulous make my dear!!!
    Hugs:)
    Samra

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    1. Thank you soooo much, my dear, for making my day! I love that Dyan's quote, too :)
      Hugs! xxx

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  2. Branka, it always makes my day to come see your journal pages, and this one is just so fun! I love the colors and your portrait is so artsy! Fabulous work, my friend, and always such a pleasure to visit your blog. Yes, pretending to be pleasant IS EXHAUSTING, but BEING pleasant is not! I try not to pretend too much, because it is hard work, and nobody falls for it! Tee hee! Big hugs!

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    1. Thank you so very much, my friend! I am always happy to see you here and I really enjoy reading your sweet comments! A funny quote, isn't it? That's what inspired me to create this page :) I agree with you about pretending to be pleasant :)
      Hugs to you! xxx

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  3. Gorgeous Branka!! Sorry I'm late to visit, kind of crazy in the Johnson house at the moment. I love your amazing hand drawn face, I'm still trying to master the art of hang-man! Is there nothing you can't do!!! The greens are just wonderful, great backdrop for your beautiful lady!! Another stunning piece my friend! big hugs :)

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    1. Thank you so much, dear, for such a great support and for taking the time to visit my blog even you are so busy lately!
      Huge hugs to you, my friend! xxx

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  4. Bravo!!! I love this especially the sentiment. Wonderful face too - I am pea green with envy!
    Sandy xx

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    1. Thank you so very much, Sandy! Happy to see you here! xoxo

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  5. Haha! Love what Samra said. Hehe! This hand drawn face and sentiment are perfect together. I couldn't agree more. Some people mistake my kindness for weakness, so then I have to set them straight. ;) The green background is so vibrant and that purple hair is awesome sauce! Love your journal pages dear Branka! You are fantabulous! Hugz to you muffin! ~Niki

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    1. Thank you sooooooo very much, my dear! What a wonderful start of my day reading your sweet comment! You put a BIG smile on my face!
      Huge hugs to you! xxx

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  6. I just your background here, Branka. The colors are so vibrant and so is your hand drawn girl! I have use dry pastels before and have enjoyed coloring images with them too. Thanks for sharing this with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month. Good Luck, Rupa (Dt).

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  7. Great job with the oil pastels for your face - she is lovely! Great shading and i love your sentiment - so appropriate for me this week!! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Challenge Blog!

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  8. Lovely art journal page. Love the face and your sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics this month. I hope you join us again soon. Judy DT

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  9. This is so artistic - beautiful composition Thank you for sharing with us over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month and hope to see you again in future challenges.

    Handcrafted by Ellapu
    Mother Hen for Altered Eclectics
    Mother Hen for Eclectic Ellapu
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  10. What a fun journal spread! I'm loving the colors. Thanks so much for playing at the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge this month.

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  11. Ha Ha - Fun page. Thanks for playing along with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Blog!

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  12. really beautiful page! love the border you added. Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  13. Oh tell me about it. Brilliant page!
    Alison xx

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