Across these great miles, I'm sending you love, darling, as you read these words. The love is flowing to you straight from my heart.
I think for awhile, I forgot what an art journal is. I got swept up in paint and pictures and lots of covered space.
I forgot that art journals are for recording how you FEEL. For being inspired by an artist and making a tribute page for them. A place for COLOR and EXPRESSION.
I took myself out to my favorite cafe, armed with collage materials, a glue stick, and some markers & pens. Sitting there with a dopy smile on my face, I stopped thinking about if I covered something up or if my pages were complex. They just ARE. And I love how reflective they are of me...quotes I love, songs I'm listening to, lists of thoughts I don't want to forget. A declaration because I needed one.
Just get out of your own way, Samie. And enjoy yourself while you're at it.