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    Monday
    Nov142011

    Art Journal Pages: Flipping-Thru the Exacompta

    “I remind myself that not everything is a sign, that some things simply are what they appear to be and should not be analyzed, deconstructed, or forced to bear the burden of metaphor, symbol, omen, or portent.”
    ― Diane Schoemperlen

    Exacompta No. 1 {Another Flip-Thru} from Tammy on Vimeo.

    Here's a flip-through of the last 2/3 of the art journal pages in the exacompta!

    The journal is 5.5"x8" {closed}. This JOURNAL has LOTS of pages. I finally painted all of the pages, even the inside back cover, but still lots of pages to go back and finish out. The materials are golden tubed acrylics, fluid acrylics, neocolors, gesso and found stamps. I'm surprised that some of my favorite art journal pages are in this journal ~ totally unexpected. This paper can take major layers and nothing has disintegrated, bled-thru or torn. The first 1/3 of the journal was used for mandalas and it was just so-so for drawing. For art journaling, it rocks.

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    Reader Comments (7)

    What is the size? It looks small and intimate. Love it.

    {Tammy}: Brian, Just added the size - 5.5" x 8" closed, that gives people a frame of reference! Quite small pages, and you are right, quite wonderful.

    11.14.2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrian Kasstle

    I really enjoyed the flip-through - inspiring. Lovely vibrant colours, pages waiting to be played on - love it, love it, love it! I think I'll go paint some myself . . .

    11.14.2011 | Unregistered CommenterWendy

    Loved watching the video and I just had one of those "ah, duh!" moments. Now I think I will go incorporate an ICAD on a journal page!

    Tammy, I love your flip-through videos! They always inspire me to get out my art journal and start creating pages. I also admire how you manage to integrate collage and paint so well on your pages. Thanks for the peek into your journal!

    11.14.2011 | Unregistered CommenterHeather

    Love the video.

    11.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterKirstin

    Thank you for the tour of your art journal...very inspiring!

    11.17.2011 | Unregistered CommenterAndria

    I would love to see your flip through. Your art is awesome
    . Is there anyway you can make the video mobilephone compatible?

    {Tammy} Ashley, At present I'm not planning to release a smaller screen version of each video, it adds an additional conversion/upload for me. Hopefully you have a computer where you can access?

    11.17.2011 | Unregistered Commenterashley

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