The wonderful Jamie Ridler asked if I would be part of her site today. From time to time Jamie features short interviews with clients. I talk about my experience with Wishcasting Wednesday. You can read all about it here.
A little postscript to my wishcasting post yesterday where I talked about wanting a mini retreat. Well my appointment today got canceled so today I can do anything I want. So another wish came true. That wishcasting is pretty powerful stuff.
Here are my latest journal pages. Lately I don't seem to know how to finish pages. I like the look of this but feel it needs something more so perhaps it will have to just sit for awhile.
I drew this hand last night. This time I used a sepia pitt art pen, its started going out on me so I had to use a regular marker for the nails. I seem to be doing wordless journal pages lately. I don't know why I think they are not finished without words. I need to change my mind about that.
I seem to be struggling with art journaling lately. Often my process is just to do some background pages, several at one time. Then I try to fit something on that page and sometimes it flows and others its just a struggle. I wonder am I just trying to make something pretty. If that is the case maybe I need to move out of the journal and work on canvas or wood more.
Do I just need to go deeper with the journal and talk about feelings and experiences and forget the idea that I want things to be pretty. Or I may just be struggling with style, do I want to focus more on images or words or both.
I like how Judy Wise seems to incorporate words and images and yet I also like Mary Ann Moss's style of very few words or my friend the Queen of Arts whose pages are always full of life and meaning.
I wonder what my style is and if I am happy with that or do I need to just let go of any thought about style and just create something. I know I am over thinking this too much.
I'd love to know your thoughts on the subject.