It's a trifle busy up here in the hills this week, but I made a clutch of discoveries in Alisa's Ode To Nature class: I am ...
- resisting the temptation to remove the title-page from the journal. It buckled with the paint. And the half-dozen behind it. Yikes.
- press-ganging encouraging myself to work directly onto paper with no opportunity to re-do bits or cover them up with other bits. Bother!
- chuffed that using the Bind-it-All to punch holes, then make a scissor-snip from the edge to each hole, means that yes, it is possible to insert a sheet of watercolour paper in the journal. Yeay!
- gradually shifting from a clean-and-simple angle, to a what-the-heck, warts-and-all one. Wow!
And oh my, do we have warts ...
Carla Sonheim's gesso-burst 'abstracted flowers' were a lot of fun to do - you'll find her wonderful tutorial here and her great online class over here. There's such a freedom in not minding too much about 'mistakes'. I'm a little afraid I'll get so warty, it'll start to creep into my clean-and-simple scrapbooking. :)