January 16, 2009

mostly white, right ?

here's another page in my art journal
and
I must say
this "white" page is my favorite
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I love color
I really do
but
when it comes to working with
colors
as in
paint
YIKES
it can scare the crap out of me
and
I have no idea why
~~~~~
so
working with "whites"
felt safe and calming to me today
and
maybe I just needed some of that right now
~~~~~
damn
I know what you're saying
okay fine
so
there's some black in there, too
but
black is also one of my favorites
actually
it's
my all time favorite
*

13 comments:

  1. beth this is so cool! i love the image, the "offness" of it. great job!
    I'm with you on the whole black and white thing,...its everywhere in my house. they just go together!

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  2. Your work in white is like the frothy foam on top of a Venetian latte, stirred just so to form a heart. It makes me purr with contentment. Well done, Beth.

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  3. Beth- I just love the whole art journal thing...I wish I could do it and play too. Your pages look very cool!

    Stay warm!

    Patti

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  4. she is so much fun! and I can relate to the fear of a loaded paintbrush,I prefer collage or sewing with fabric! this challenge has really stretched me.

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  5. this is white page is just perfect. that's the effect i wanted to get with mine... because i also used black. :)

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  6. Simply stunning!!!!!!!! Your work is always the best!

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  7. I have the opposite feeling from you about white -- I love colors, and when I'm forced into white, I feel like I'm making art with my 'library voice' ... boisterous little wench that I am. This page is good, Beth, quit kvetching, the black adds dimension and balance.

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  8. Just stopping in for a peeky...and THRILLED to see your "paper art" in all its glory! LOVE IT!!

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  9. This is my favorite, too -- although I'm very partial to the blue. I think for those of us who love color, white can be a splendid place to be. Peaceful, calm, elegant, luminous, magical. Yes, this is my favorite so far!

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  10. That is really pretty!

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  11. Ooh. I love this. Have you gotten Sommerset's Art Journaling yet? This page belongs on those pages. Gorgeous.

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**I love reading the comments you leave, as they make me feel like we're sitting in my kitchen, having a cup of tea, discussing life and wondering where all the time has gone ...beth