Yet More Colorful Collages

(8) ⓼ ❽ 8︎⃣ ㏧ 捌 ㊇ 8️⃣ index-card-challenges-in-a-row 🚀 8 summers of small format art. 8 summers of friendship + creative camaraderie out in ICADlandia. And yeah, we’re well into the ICAD off-season, but if you haven’t had a chance🍹🌈💥 take a moment to 🎆 snap a photo of your ICADs and magnetize to your fridge or upload to instagram or tack [Fun Fact: In Texas they’re called push pins and in PA they are thumb tacks] to your cork board.

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More random interestingness

Long ago in an alternate blog-o-sphere, bloggers used to share an assortment of photographs, documenting ideas captured, interesting contrasts, angles of light, even wild faux cross-processing attempts with fun filters and little speckles and such. Ah, I remember it fondly. But that was long ago and far away and we are in the here and now.

Yet still - I do take a LOT of photographs - so here we go.

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Grey ink is not boring [Fuyu-Syogun ink review]

I'm trying to rein in my desire to explore every ink on the planet... even inks that have not yet been invented. I'm reaching for colors that I don't have, gaps in my cache, my knowledge, my collection. Colors that I can see in my imagination, colors that are not there, like the green of a ripe bartlett pear, a deep velvet red, a particularly frilly pink, the yellow of an overripe lemon. Bright, intense, pure colors that burst with energy.

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Art Journaling 101: Revised!

new readers often seek information about creativity and art journaling -— MANY years ago, I created Art Journaling 101 as a starting point for readers to find key resources from the archives of Daisy Yellow. I update the post about 2x per year and this was the week for AJ101, switching out photographs, adding links to popular posts, plus updated most of the post with my Go-To Art Journaling Materials.

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Inktober: Looking Back!

The leaves are still bright & bouncy and school just started again… yet here we are, scheming + dreaming + strategizing + debating Inktober! It’s been a flash since Index-Card-a-Day Challenge ended yet… that’s the nature of our kooky creative calendar, friends. It keeps going and going and we get to decide when to jump on for the ride, when to take a break and chill out, and when to refocus and reboot our own personal trajectory. There are SO many options out there in the create-o-verse that we have to pick and choose.

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