Saturday, October 26, 2013

Art Journal pages, looking forward

october 2013 journal page
journal pages, October 2013

There is a candle in your heart,
ready to be kindled.

There is a void in your soul,
ready to be filled.

You feel it, don't you.
Rumi


I spent the early afternoon finishing my journal page for this month's prompt, Struggle, over at A Year in the Life of an Art Journal.

Left Page
Various papers, my handwritten note, one of my linocut circle stamps, gesso and acrylics.

Right Page
Self-Portrait photograph, Rumi Quote, circles stamped using the bottom of a wine bottle, found clasp, and acylics.


I ended the afternoon with a ride to the park and and a run in the woods. I love riding and running in the crisp air. I'm enjoying Autumn in full color here and wishing everyone a good weekend.

also joining Sunday Sketches and Glue it Tuesday (see links below)

14 comments:

  1. Beautiful journal page and I love your words...so heart felt and moving... :)
    I like to be in the crisp air but hate running..will gladly watch other though... :D

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  2. Beautiful, interesting pages and love Rumi!

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  3. Very powerful and profound..gorgeous pages..the colors and feeling and atmosphere is beautiful..the quote is fantastic!
    Happy Sunday Sketches

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  4. These are beautiful, beautiful oages, Juana. Such a lovely quote and an intriguing image on the right. Your work is wonderful. xo, janice

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  5. gorgeous page! now following. starting an alternating saturday creative linky from next week if you are interested. xxxx

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  6. Beautiful journal pages. Love the bold color!

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  7. Nice textured pages! Soul searching Rumi!

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  8. This is a powerful piece. Your ride in the park and run in the woods sound very inspirational. Blessings!

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  9. "There is a candle in your heart,
    ready to be kindled."

    Beautiful, beautiful lines. Totally captured my mind/hear this morning. Thank you for sharing along with your wonderful journal pages.

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  10. Yes, lately, I'm into Rumi.

    Thanks again, everyone, for your lovely visits and comments.

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  11. Congratulations, Juana, on being in-print and I am loving your art journal pages.

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  12. Your journal page is great! I like the composition and your handwriting looks so stylish!

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  13. These pages feel like heartbeat made visible! :o) Your way with color always impresses me,Juana--you have such a talent for pairings--color/pattern/materials! It is easy to gravitate to autumn colors just now. The leaves are going fast here. And last weekend we changed the clocks back. This week I pay special attentiong to the changing qualities of the light. It's nice to back in blogland and catching up with everyone. I hope to be around more when I can, now I'm doing better--I'm online a little less still these days. The less technology is not a bad things.. LOL! I posted for the first time in weeks--it felt good, sweet! HAPPY DAYS, my friend ((HUGS))

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