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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Visual Journal Page 8: No Ride Lasts Forever

Every year in my Introduction to Art class I do a collaborative project. Each students gets a piece of an image that they have to enlarge, re-draw, and each piece fits together to create the image. I never tell them what the image is, all they have is one piece with lines, shapes, patterns, and … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 7: Wandering the Streets of Paris

I love Paris… Who doesn’t love Paris? I will never forget the historic buildings, streets filled with tourists, locals, artists, vendors, and performers. The smells wafting down alleyways and busy streets, fresh bread, fruit, and coffee. The melodic sound of French, twisting between groups, jumbling together, making no sense as it reached my ears, but … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 6: New Inspiration from Old Places

I was thrilled when I finished my first visual journal cover to cover, and I couldn’t wait to start my new book. When I first found my second book I was in love, as I flipped through the pages I could visualize all of the things I was going to create. But just four pages … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 5: It is One of My Favorites… Thanks

25… a quarter of a century… mid twenties… I was getting old. Although twenty-five isn’t really old, it did feel a little bit like a milestone in my life. I had reached my mid twenties, I was freshly married, starting my second year in my career, a new homeowner. I felt like a grown up. … Continue reading »

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