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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Snow again!

     I went to school on Monday.  Then Monday afternoon they called off school for Tuesday and Wednesday.  When I woke up on Tuesday I could not believe we didn't go to school, until that is I saw pictures of people who live closer to the school than me on Facebook.  Oh my.  They got a lot of snow.  My turn came this morning when my blast of snow arrived.  And it is still snowing several hours later.  The only issue I have with this wonderful white stuff is I really don't want to go to school all summer.  That would not be fun.
     I got to take time and finish up some dares and challenges.  Yahoo!  I finished up Bright Owl's dare first.  The moment I saw this template I loved it.  But for the life of me, I had one major struggle with getting tangles to look like they belonged in it. 
     Diva's challenge was to think Valentines!  She called this challenge - Valentangles!  I love that word.  It is a fun word.  I think I shall use that word when I tangle with my art club at school - I had hoped to tangle some Valentines with them.
      My journal group - Journal 52 - is already moving ahead to week 6.  I took some time to finish week 5.  The prompt was to do something abstract.  I have loved looking at other people's abstracts,  but I am not an abstract artist.  I used some of my brother's model car paints - the shiniest ones I could find and randomly painted and "smeared" them about my page.  Pretty, but not enough.  I then drew lines and tangled some.  Still lacking.  How about collage?  Sure.  I glued on papers and things.  Last while I know words are not usually part of abstracts - at least not sentences - I decided to include my main thoughts while making this - Where do I start and When do I end?  I am calling this one finished.  I have two good ideas for week 6.  My problem there will be to choose. 
     I hope you all are having a wonderful week.  Mine is definitely eventful - at least with snow.  Please leave me a comment if you can.  I love hearing from you!

9 comments:

  1. I guess a lot of snow has some advantages if you can Zentangle the time away! I think your Diva Challenges work beautifully and particularly like the busy, colourful second one. And your Valentangle is simply gorgeous.
    I'm not an art journaller...maybe one day - but your's looks lovely and has a bit of alsorts in it.
    Hope you're back to school soon.
    Axxx

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  2. Everything you posted is just great! You are very talented! Love best the second Dare with all the intricacies and color.

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  3. Love the first Zendala, with just a touch of color. And your Valentangle is terrific.

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  4. The snow gives you a lot of extra time to tangle :-)
    I like your zendala's, I like the first obe most because it it so 'less is more'.

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  5. A burst of creativity in this winter weather! Your valentangle is lovely and so organic.
    I also really like your collaged abstract. Nice!

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  6. I really love your work. It really inspires me. Love the Zendalas and really love the Valentine.

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  7. All beautiful work. What fun to have a snow day, and be able to tangle.

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  8. I love all of your tiles and can't pick a fave! Love you use of color, too.


    Be happy,

    Jacque Solomon
    www.tanglebright.com

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  9. I love the second one most of all! so colorfull

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