When I was contemplating making a page, I had to drag out all of my partially finished art journals. Too many.
Most of them have a few pages in them, but the one at the right is I think my first Art Journal where I seriously attempted to journal on a more regular basis. I was flipping thru it and came across this page I made in the very early days of 2020:
Feel free to laugh, sardonically. I did. Hey ho. That was the journal I used for the current page. It worked, but the paper bag pages are really quite thin and insubstantial. Not sure I would make another. Counting, I have nine sides, three of which could be double page spreads if I so choose. Adding the newest page to this journal makes sense. but now I have to decide if I will just work in this one till it’s done or not. Tricky decision. I kinda let the creative spirit move me when I am considering a page, and deciding on the journal is as much of the process as making the page is! So who knows?
I don’t really know why the lyrics of Flash moved me, at this particular moment, but I do know when the universe speaks to you. listen. I will add this to an interesting new challenge over at the AJJ called What’s Your Style? I have been flipping thru my old journals and trying to identify common elements to see if I can figure out what, exactly, my style is. So far it’s been quite an interesting process!