Really, I am very close to taking back my prior dissatisfaction with the Moleskine. This new one is showing me lots of love. I am still waiting to see how the binding is going to hold up, but I think I've helped the problem by gluing pages together. Remember, this is NOT the purple sketchbook one, it's got the same colour of paper, but much thinner.
Here are a few pages completed Saturday night/Sunday morning:
And check out this yummy texture created by coating facing pages with gesso, closing them, rubbing a bit and opening:
I then painted over it with two different colours of fluid acrylics.
Lots more in the works! :)
Much LOVE xoxo
wow these are just great - have you posted them in on art journaling? I think they fit in well with the new propmt, looking forward to seeing your new pages when you post them in too!ReplyDelete
Love your pages, especially the pockets on the first spread!ReplyDelete
Love them! Yummy colours too!ReplyDelete
the pages are great. do you recommend the purple moleskine? i am forever lookin for the right book. it is my excuse to not start journaling'.ReplyDelete
Yeah, I like the 'plain' green label ones as well for art journaling. As long as you don't get them too wet they work just fine. I prefer the sketchbooks for pen/ink and pencil work rather than paints and collage.ReplyDelete
Love these pages, the colours and textures are gorgeous. Some of my favourite colour combinations in there.
All the pages look great....and I love that last photo of the texture. Mostly all I've ever used moleskines for is pen and ink drawings and for that I love them.ReplyDelete
Love the pages! Isn't it amazing that we can get some of the greatest textures from the simplest of methods :-)ReplyDelete
they are so beautiful! i love the colors!!!ReplyDelete
Beautiful pages! I love the color scheme you are using, very bright but sort of fiery at the same time, drama! Also, you have great handwriting!ReplyDelete
Beautiful pages you are achieving here ! Loving all the great textures. Looks like moleskins are working for you after all .ReplyDelete
Yummy pages indeed...I am not so crazy for Moleskins, I really don't understand what the fuss is about, I don't want to glue two pages together, I want a thick, able to take some abuse kind of page...ReplyDelete
Yet more beautiful pages. I especially love the top one with the red and orange, just lovely. And thanks for sharing that little gesso texture trick, I can't wait to give that a try.ReplyDelete
ooh that texture is GLORIOUS!!! I love it ;)ReplyDelete
I love the colors too.