Wonder31 #18: Circles

Opted to take this concept of circles to the dizzying outer limits of what may be the most obvious and literal interpretation on earth! No circular logic here, just circles in every shape and form. Lollipops, mirrors, postal cancellation stamps, optical illusions, berries, polka dots, beads, painted circles, stamped circles, curves, bubble wrap stamps, gelatin prints, lace, etc. 

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Wonder31 #17: Zebra

As we all know, zebras have patterns of irregular b&w stripes. I did not technically look at a photograph of a zebra so that might explain the blue zebra stripes on hot pink? Apparently the  zebras in my imaginary world live amidst pink flamingos.

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Tutorial: Carving Stamps

In this tutorial, a nudge to hand-carve a few stamps, to make a little design or pattern and turn it into a repeat. These miniature handmade mark-making devices add a unique twist, a bit of YOU, on your journal pages. [Updated from March 2015]

Create repeatable imagery in your own unique style.

This is an introduction to eraser and linoleum stamp carving, including a video tutorial, ideas & inspiration. Add some hand-carved stamps to your art journal!

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Wonder31 #16: Architecture

So I have decided that I am going to do all of the Wonder31s even if it takes a few months! I'm finding it infinitely challenging [in a good way] to have a prompt for my mind to ponder. You know all about procrastination, right? Hence the delay in creating what may seem to be a fairly simple response to this prompt in the form of a cuddly little 3x5" index card. And yes, it's curved because it's warped and I didn't have a chance to press it flat under some heavy duty Harry Potter books.

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