Happy Rainbows on Repeat

“Some people react physically to the magic of poetry, to the moments, that is, of authentic revelation, of the communication, the sharing, at its highest level...A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape and significance of the universe, helps to extend everyone's knowledge of himself and the world around him.” 
Dylan Thomas

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Cut + Paste Therapy

The first step in the process was to pick a journal for the occasion! I wanted something wide and reasonably sturdy that would be fun to fill with imagery. I don't know about you but I really NEED to like the paper in my journals. I found a 8 1/4 x 11 3/4" Clairefontaine Carnet de Voyage {Travel Album} and got to work. The paper in this wirebound journal is 180g/83 lb so lovely for simple cut + paste collage. 

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Digital Art Journaling: Overpass

This all began with an attempt to clean off the back porch of cobwebs and errant leaves; I found myself staring down at an unorganized garden hose with fascination. Remembering a photo I had taken perhaps a decade ago, of this hose. Or maybe it was another one, elsewhere. I get distracted by patterns and find myself seeing possibilities. In that quagmire I see a highway, graffiti tags, japanese characters, abstract marks, a hopelessly knotted skein of yarn, a map, perhaps an elaborate knot.

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