Saturday, July 19, 2014

"I am not this hair"

The first art journal spread I've completed in a while.  I wanted to experiment with gelli plate mono printing on deli paper, and see how it would work as collage elements - that's what I used for her hair. I also am practicing shading faces with paint. The quote is from Rumi; it says, "I am not this hair, I am not this skin. I am the soul that lives within." You have to click on the first pic to see the full spread.  I can easily see many things wrong with it, but I also see a lot right with it, and I'm happy.
I had created this background over a year ago, and I loved it so much I've been afraid to do anything else to it.  But then I took the plunge.  Here's the process:

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