Sunday, January 25, 2015

Color in Art Journaling


Here's my week three Documented Life Challenge on the Color Wheel and a quote by Georgia O'Keeffe. 


I decided to do a Mandala for my color wheel because I do this project with my students and I love the way the designs turn out. It was a challenge because creating a mandala is a very tedious task to me....Yes, I know they are supposed to be a relaxing exercise:)


I started with a spread covered with a layer of gesso and used a variety of different mediums to fill in the mandala shapes. I was a great learning process to see how each one reacted differently to the gesso. 


I wanted to leave room for some journaling, so I put the quote along the side border.


Not one of my favorite pages, but I'm glad to be caught up! I can say each challenge is pushing me a big outside of my comfort zone and helping me try some new styles.


2 comments:

  1. I love your page! Juicy colors and textures. Love your layering! It looks so rich! Your doodled mandala shape is wonderful and happy looking! :)

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  2. I'm always amazed by the mandalas people do!

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