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Happy Horror to You. HELLO OCTOBER!!

Happy Horror to You

WOO HOO!! It’s going to be a fun month here at Ain’t That Artsy Fartsy and it begins with a new challenge month at Our Creative Corner!! I’ve really been looking forward to this challenge, to let my inner dark side come out for a play, with our Hostess Laura’s, theme this month–HEEEEERE’S Laura!! “Forget cute cats and smiling pumpkins….We want…. For this Halloween, share with us some horror inspired creations that are sure to send shivers down our spines. Bring out your most grotesque stamps and embellishments, or perhaps take on the challenge of finding a way to transform pretty stamps into something macabre. Can you scare us?” Well, I’ll certainly try, Laura– I took Laura’s theme to heart, that of the darkest kind it seems, and created this art journal page full of macabre, with a bit of black humor, too, to soften the blow, so to speak.

Create Each Day: A Found Words Art Journal. “Create Each Day.”

Create Each Day: A Found Words Art Journal

These three words I carry with me. I have been creative as long as I can remember though I have gaps along my journey where making beautiful creative messes are no where to be found. When these gaps happen I know it is time, time to begin again, slowly. Something Wicked - Art Journal Page. Hello, only me!!

Something Wicked - Art Journal Page

:) FRIENDS in ART: Enjoy Life - Cherish Memories. Mixed Media Place: Creative Gym - Exercise #12. Are you ready for new Creative Gym?

Mixed Media Place: Creative Gym - Exercise #12

We are back with new challenge and amazing inspirations for you! 'Proverbs & Sayings' You may create any type of art inspired by proverb or saying. New Summer 2015 Balzer Designs Stencils. Untitled. I started this page on the plane to oklahoma. i had found this really cool image in a magazine and loved it but didnt want to just adhere it to the blank page. i tore it into strips and glued the strips to the page out of order. then added 1/2" wide making tape between the strips... i love the way the strips went back together out of sequence. i am definitely going to try this technique again!


Added a torn piece of paper, jount tape (holed tape frome lowes hardware), stamp, washi tape and quinacridone magenta airbrush paint. Art Journal Theme Ideas & Inspiration « Artjournalist. Advertisement Today I was cutting up magazines and books with wild abandon – one of my very favorite things to do – and I came across so many great words and phrases and photos and more!

Art Journal Theme Ideas & Inspiration « Artjournalist

It’s always inspiring for me And while I was sorting through my cut-outs, I started to categorize them by things that went together or related to some type of common theme – and I started making little piles of them all over my bed {what a fun chaotic mess!} So today, since I can’t possibly make all of these at once, let alone remember all these ideas, I have made a list of them {I’m a list making addict} so… yes, a BIG HUGE INSPIRING LIST of theme ideas you can use for creating art journals, smashbooks, scrapbooks, notebooks, etc. etc.

Eclectic Paperie: 'It's important who you travel with'.... Journal Page. Hello Everyone, Today, I am back with Journal page.

Eclectic Paperie: 'It's important who you travel with'.... Journal Page

If you have missed my mixed media canvas is the link.. You may recognize, I've used Dylusion colors on my page. yes, I've tried latest Dylusion paint - Squeezed Orange....and I'll say I need to add all colors in my collection. DIY: Art Journal Techniques with Katie Smith. Open Your Eyes and See! Servus and welcome to my little creative spot!

Open Your Eyes and See!

The first half of our May challenge over at SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges is over and our mid-month reminder post is up to provide you with more Steampunk inspiration and to invite you to join in (if you haven't done so already)! This month's challenge theme is "Eyes Tested! " - so goggles, monocles, eye charts, dolls eyes, winking eyes, mechanical eyes, blue, green or brown or any other kind of eyes you can think of with a creative crafty project are very likely to be seen more often around these days. ;) Frilly and Funkie: Saturday Step by Step - Stencils and Crackle and Journals, oh my! Hi everyone and welcome to a (delayed) Saturday Step by Step with me, Jenny, as your host.

Frilly and Funkie: Saturday Step by Step - Stencils and Crackle and Journals, oh my!

This should have been with you last week, but deadlines piled up to breaking point it seemed sensible to take more time and give you a tutorial of the standard you deserve. So here goes... Having resisted for a long time I've finally been bitten by the journalling bug!!! Mixed media art journal - Marjie Kemper with Dylusions Ink Sprays and Tim Holtz Frameworks dies. Homeschool Art Project - Self-Portrait Collage - Hip Homeschool Moms. Trust The Collage Magic. My Friends, please, help me welcome one more new member of my Creative Team - amazingly talented Gayle!

Trust The Collage Magic

Today, she is sharing step by step her stunning collage journal cover - delicious juicy colors, textures, empowering words and... a jellyfish. ;) Layers of ink: Happy Birds Journal Tutorial. Body, mind, health. Body, mind, health Can we consider physical health the only necessity that a human needs? I doubt it. Romantic Love Cards. Creative Gym - Exercise #4. Hello Mixed Media Friends! There are more and more of you at our Gym which makes our hearts sing and... ...well, we hope your creative muscles are warmed up enough at this point as our new Exercises is really really special. :) This month we are going to follow Kasia's instructions and invite you to try Intuitive Painting! Intuitive painting in my altered book. So what is intuitive painting, well that’s the greatest fun. When you don’t think too much, just get out a few tubes and apply them randomly on your project.

Here I chose acrylics, wanted to have some warm colours, so I ended up with cadmium yellow hue deep, permanent green and mauve. I applied them with an old credit card to cover up the text in my altered book. 2015 Week 4: Silhouettes - Journal52. Just be yourself. Today I was journaling, and what came into my mind that there’s nothing more important than ‘be yourself’, well actually just be yourself in the crowd! Keep calm, smile and create! New Places Old Things Art Journal. Hello all! We are kicking off the new year with a Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, focusing on old and new. There are many options: use old and new products or techniques, focus on old and new as a theme, or anything else you can think of. Twenty – fifteen. Light. All sewn up. In the words of Poe.

Always thinking about you… My last post was all about the importance of caring about each other, of listening to each other and of giving attention to each other. Plucking Daisies. It's day 10 - and almost the end... - Tim Holtz. It's day 12 the final one - but have to say it's sure been fun... - Tim Holtz. Art for Therapy Bridges Collage. Affirmation Inspiration Strikes! Tutorials. Rose or thorns. Mixed media art journal - Marjie Kemper - Compendium of Curiosities challenge. Deep in the forest. Walking through the trees deep into the forest. Art journal tutorial with Dylusions Ink Sprays, stencils, stamps. Von Pappe: A New Art Journal Page. PaperHaus Magazine: 30 Ways to add texture to your art journal pages by Lynn.

Inspiration wednesday + video - simply me. An Art-Journal Page: from start-to-finish No.3 'Pain Has a Thousand Faces' An Art Journal page: from start-to-finish No.2. Polka Dot Circle Tree. Creative Exercise: Make a Zentangle Inspirational Text. Taj Wood and Scherer’s irresistible tag. Recycled vintage books. Jenny's Sketchbook: September Pages.

Scrapping a Favorite Photo with Maja! {PLUS Corset Template!} How to 'Catch' Your Dreams! Grateful! A Thanksgiving Project with Mou Saha.