Art Journal Makings

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Ancient Drawings and fabric scraps transformed into Art Journals

Bit by bit I have been digging into my collections and repurposing my art materials.

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Ancient drawings primed with homemade gesso and cut down for book signatures.

I had a collection of very large drawings I created lifetimes ago while in art school. These drawings have moved with me from place to place and the paper was still beautiful. I created a gesso mixture and set out to repurpose them into a new incarnation.

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Ancient Drawings and fabric scraps transformed into Art Journals

I dug through my favorite fabric scraps to build the paper surface strength as use for book covers.

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Foraged Blackberry Ink

This one here will be designated as my recipe book for my experiments. I love that there is still evidence of the paper’s history on the surface ♥