Friday, June 24, 2016

Art Journal Journey - MAPS

I have to share a spread in one of my Altered Books today that I created with some scraps of a map from my area

.... my friend and neighbour Maria inspired me with her new front garden decoration.

I made some photos as I created the pages - so if you are interested you can see a bit of the progress

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I will also link to the weekly   PPF  !


  1. Eie schöne Seite, und Marias Fahrrad ist Spitze! Dir einen schöne Tag, Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

  2. Deine wunderschöne Journalseite hat mehr Aussagekraft als das Foto! Wie du es umgedreht hast und dieser spezielle Ausschnitt ist einfach fabelhaft! Das Video von der Entstehung ist voll interessant, unglaublich, was du alles verwendet hast!

    Ein schönes Wochenende wünsche ich dir!

  3. Beautiful mixed media art in your journal. Also a fantastic tutorial video :) I hope you are doing well, it's been very busy here. I would like to get started back to my journal. I don't get time to do everything I want. Take care, Shirleyxx

  4. your inspiration painting turned out beautifully Susi-love it!! Enjoyed your video too. Happy PPF!

  5. Love your mix media pages. Love the colors and detail!!

    Have a great weekend!
    Nora Clemens-Gallo

  6. lovely pages, thanks for showing your process in the video!

  7. Gorgeous pages inspired by your neighbor's lovely garden ornament liebe Susi!
    Lovely video too you talented lady you!

  8. Very beautiful artwork idea Susi and how lovely your neighbour has a bicycle used in that way.

    Have a lovely weekend

    Chrissie xx

  9. Beautiful spread Susi love the colours and your neighbours bike is a fabulous idea... great video too!

    Re the water mixable oil paints - I'm having a couple days playing with them and experimenting with mediums to work with them - will blog that soon.

    Have a lovely weekend.... Gill xx

  10. A wonderful journal page Susi, great use of the bicycle too.

    Love and hugs

  11. A fabulous page, love how you used the map for the bicycle. Its a good idea from your neighbour as well to display the plants on a bike.
    Yvonne xx

  12. What a fantastique page Susi !! This bicycle is lovely with the flowers!! Love it. Thanks so much also for sharing your fabulous video!! Happy weekend to you ! Big hugs.

  13. What a great garden ornament and I love your piece based on it. It is so full of joy! Hope life has been joyful for you lately and you had a great art day!

  14. What a wonderful page Susi - I enjoyed watching your photos and seeing how things changed as you progressed - particularly the flowers.

  15. Beautifully striking pages Susi with brilliant bicycle and flowers. Love your inspiration photo and great video showing your process steps, it was amazing to see how you put it together xxx

  16. I was both intrigued by the garden ornament created by your neighbor and the lovely painting of yours that resulted. I was truly impressed. Thanks also for sharing the process, too.

  17. Liebe susim
    einfach großartig deine Seite, so fröhlich
    und bunt, genau richtig für den heutigen Sommertag.
    Lg und ein gemütliches, kreatives We.

  18. Schöne, bunte Seite! Das Fahrrad ist herrlich! Würde am liebsten gleich losradeln :-) ...
    Liebe Grüße,

  19. Liebe Susi...
    Wahnsinn!! Dein Filmchen ist klasse. Es sieht soo gekonnt und einfach aus. Es ist einfach großartig wie du das machst! Ich könnte weder so ein Blümchen noch so ein Fahrrad zeichnen. Einfach immer wieder toll.
    Liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende
    LG susa

  20. Hach wie schön dieses Fahrrad-Detail mit den sonnigen Blüten darauf ist ein
    richtiges Gute-Laune-Bild. Wäre auch als Karte sehr schön.
    Schönes Wochenende

  21. Beautiful journal page Susi! I can see how you would be inspired, what a lovely garden decoration to have! Love your work! hugs :)

  22. Ein so tolles sommerlich-fröhliches Bild, vor allen Dingen die grandiose Idee, das Fahrrad aus Landkarte bestehen zu lassen! Wie lieb von dir, dass wir dir beim Malen über die Schulter sehen durften.
    Schönes Wochenende von Ulrike

  23. Fab and colourful journal page Susi, love the neighbours garden ornament too ;)
    Donna xx

  24. Oh! how you made the bicycle appear from the maps is so clever. Also clever is how you used your neighbour's bicycle for inspiration. Clever and very arty!

  25. Love what transpired from your inspiration...beautiful piece!! Very clever indeed!!

    Hugs Giggles

  26. Beautifully inspired mixed-media painting of the bicycle. I enjoyed watching the video.

  27. Love the journal page and love the inspiration photo.. now I want a bicycle like that in my flowerbed.

  28. Fabulous inspiration and then to bring it to art. Wonderful.

  29. A lovely colourful spread Susi, love your friends garden display!
    Avril xx

  30. Very charming design, love the color and simplicity!

  31. A wonderful spread Susi, I love your friends decorated bycicle.
    xxx Hazel.

  32. Wowwwwwwww Susi, was für eine obertolle Seite. Das Fahrrad ist echt klasse und so herrlich Farben.
    LG Carola

  33. Beautiful! I love your neighbour's new garden decoration too! Hugs, Chrisx

  34. this is incredible. I love how you show just a little bit of the bicycle. brilliant art. xo

  35. WOW was für eine traumhaft schöne Seite, zum Dahinschmelzen. Gefällt mir sehr, sehr gut.

    Liebe Grüßlis
    von Anke


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