Sunday, 22 May 2011
White blank page
I have been itching to get back in to my journal.
Remember when I posted new pages, really often?
(Goodness, I cannot believe the last time I posted about it was September!)
Then life got busy, but I have been itching to get back in to it.
It's odd. I feel so inspired to create. There are some incredible journal artists out there. Pinterest is an amazing place to find new artists, and I have a few great books and drawers/boxes/folders full of material, and piles of quotes and thoughts ready to fill the pages.
But when I sit down, open the new blank page, its like I hit a dead end. I'm not really sure where to start.
It's like my head is so full of inspiration and ideas and the lovely art of others, that I really don't know where to start with my own! I have so many things I want to journal about. At the same time, I don't know how to do it. I don't know what background I want, do I want to paint it? Shall I collage it?
I remember painting page after page and just letting everything go with the flow and not worrying and creating pages that were so raw and true. Maybe, because I haven't journalled for so long, I have forgotten how to do it. I think if I dive right in, really not worry about the layout or the presentation (because that isn't what I want my life journal to be about) but just get lost in putting my thoughts down, it will come back to me.
I really can't wait to show you some new pages :) I would love to share some of my inspiration with you, just to show some of the incredible talent out there! Similar to the one I did way back then, but maybe even focus on an artist at a time. What do you think?