Hi guys, and welcome to the first Art Squared prompt from myself and Jaimie! This week, we’d like to challenge you to create an art journal page using song lyrics as your inspiration.
This is such a versatile prompt – journal about what you’re currently listening to, a song that has special meaning, lyrics that speak to you, or even journal about the music that gets you up and dancing!
Each week, Jaimie and I will share our interpretation of the challenge, and hopefully inspire you to play along. Jaimie’s 100% digital creation has absolutely blown me away. The colour, the design and most of all the message, are just amazing! It’s pages like these that make me itch to try my hand at digital art journalling!
Supply List: Printed Poppies Paper Pack by Sissy Sparrows; Painted Borders by Studio Flergs; Grunged Edges by Jen Wilson Designs; Punk Junque by Rhonna Ferrar; Bad Sewing Machine - Doodle Me Straight by Traci Reed; Scrapadex Cards by Jen Wilson Designs; She Journals Wordart by Tangie Baxter; Free As A Bird by Jenn Barrette; Edgers 01 by Chere Kay; Parcel 06 - Definitions by Tangie Baxter; Parcel 30 - Gesso Textures by Tangie Baxter; Bad Sewing Machine - Wonked by Traci Reed; Believe Me You Are Beautiful by Jenn Barrette; Fleur de Jardin by Jenn Barrette, Krystal Hartley, Mari Koegelenberg, Heather Roselli; Renewed Spirit by Agnes Biro & Yellow Butterfly;
My page this week features adapted lyrics from Grey St by Dave Matthews Band. I’ve gone the traditional, messy route and layered on lots of painty goodness.
Supply List: Watercolour journal by Jaimie Rivale; Liquitex gesso; Golden Open Acrylics in Nickel Azo Gold, Green Gold, Cobalt Teal & Quinacridone Magenta; Craft paint in Soft Grey; Stazon ink in Stone Grey; Archival ink in Black; Generals charcoal pencil; Permaball pen; Stamps by Glitz, Tim Holtz & Pink Paislee; vintage book text.
I hope this prompt, and our resulting journal entries, will help kick start your creativity. Be sure to play along, and link us up to your creations via the comment section here on the blog. We can’t wait to see what your creations!