Saturday, December 5, 2009
Art Journaling, Part 5: Lettering
Here they are, the finished pages!
As you can see, I've added some words, as well as few more small collage items and doodles. I mainly used brown and green Sakura Permapaque paint markers, a white Pilot Choose gel pen, and a black Staples Gel Mini. The Pilot Choose performed way better than it usually does; apparently it likes writing on a painted surface. The words are a favourite quote by Henry David Thoreau: "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, it is perhaps because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away." I also added in the date and the word "journal" (original, I know).
Overall, I am really thrilled with how these pages turned out. I absolutely love the colours and patterns, and I also like that they took a long time to make. I enjoy returning to the same pages over a period of several days or even a couple of weeks, rather than just finishing it all in one sitting. I actually think these pages are one of the best things I've ever made in my life.
I have the next two pages nearly finished, so I'll try to post those once they're done, and perhaps also some pages from a book I am calling "the other journal."
Here are the links to the previous posts in this series: