Saturday, January 23, 2010

Art therapy

Well that title is a bit of a misnomer. I'm not an artist. Just a slightly crazy chick who likes to make stuff... a lot.
I recently started playing along with A Year in the Life of an Art Journal after discovering it in on Glenda Tkalac's blog. I've never done any art journaling before but have wanted to for a long time. It's very freeing to create something just for me. And I'll never turn down free therapy either!
The first prompt was about what is holding us back in our art. I carried the idea a bit further to encompass how I tend to talk myself out of taking any risks in life. Here's my first attempt at Art Journaling:
I'm not giving up the day job just yet.


rachel whetzel said...

WOW!! I love it!! Love the letters showing through... and loving the what holds me back lettering!! Orange is one of my faves... this is great!

Kate's Life said...

Very cool!!! You are more of an artist than you know!!

yyam said...

It looks really good Vicki! I love the colors you used! :)