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Journal Prompts

I am...

I am not...

I want to be...

I cannot be...

I will begin...


Here's a simple design for a background. It's real easy and all you need is a blank journal page of choice.

On my dictionary page prepped with gesso, I placed a half sheet of paper. Using washable markers, I scribbled two colors around the edge holding the center paper in place, while I scribbled over the edge of my page and the paper itself.
After I removed the center paper, I took a baby wipe and blended in the colors .

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You can see that this gives you a frame, which is a great text box for your journal responses.

Next, I colored the center with a blue water soluble crayon, and blended it in to the page with a clean corner of the baby wipe. I noticed that all the prompts for today started with "I" so I found a letter stencil to create four rows of the letter "i". Using the markers to color in each one, which created the initial word for each prompt.

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Using other markers and the black paint pen, I decorated and outlined each stenciled letter. With the black paint pen (or you could use a black Sharpie marker,) I added the rest of the prompt. Now I have a page ready to do my journaling.

The fun thing about mixed-media art journaling is that you can always go back and add more embellishments later. Feeling satisfied with the outcome, I am leaving this page as is, until I am ready to come back and respond to the prompts.

Now I have something to look forward to. FUN!

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Feel free to leave comments or questions in the comment section. I will do my best to get back to you in a timely fashion. Enjoy! Kel
 


Comments

04/25/2016 10:48am

Here you can design a board which is consisting on your present and future, not past. It is not only a drawing board; it is your planning your commitment towards the future. It will give you a memorizing call whenever you watch it.

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