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December’s Painted Diaries

The theme for the last month of 2019's Painted Diaries was Found Words. This was a great way to end the year as there is a lot of flexibility in that theme. December being a particularly busy month, I appreciated this! I decided that my found words would be the ones...

The Lover Collab

When Taylor Swift released her Lover album, Julia and I got to talking about it. We decided to revisit our Zine Squad days and to collaborate on this album. We each made a journal, started a couple of pages in them and then sent it off to the other for them to...

November’s Painted Diaries

I had so much fun in my Painted Diaries in November! We were invited to go monochromatic for this month. I chose all things pink. I decided to do a self-portrait each morning in my diary. It was really fun to see how different my moods were and to choose which media...

My base for December’s 30 Days of Lists

The December edition of 30 Days of Lists is a personal favorite. It's a no frills way of documenting an otherwise busy month and you get to use all that lovely yuletide ephemera! I will be using the same type of album as last year for this round. This is a...

Inktober 2019

For this year's Inktober, I decided to continue where my 100 Day Project left off and to use another book of poetry as inspiration. I used Poems Bewitched and Haunted which is a lovely collection of spooky/ seasonal poems. I used a Hanemuhle watercolor paper journal....

October’s Painted Diaries

October in our Painted Diaries was all about drawing. Riet even provided us with some spooky prompts. But I wanted to try Mab Graves's Drawlloween, so I used those prompts instead. I decided to challenge myself and only use a pencil for this. I felt very much out of...

100 works on Paper | part 1

Pam (@prpaints18) and I decided to tackle Misty Mawn's 100 works on Paper class together, starting at the end of August. I had bought the class last year but just never had the time to start it. Working through this class with a friend is so fun and encouraging. I...

September’s Painted Diaries

September is a busy month for me as I am usually involved in 30 Days of Lists and this year I was also doing all the things for Art Witch Academy! So I had less time than I would've liked to do the really awesome art treasure hunt that Riet had planned for us. Around...