Wednesday, June 30, 2010

catch your heart

i spent some happy time doodling in my journal today, using supplies that have moved to the top of my "heart" list......

*handmade journal made with fabriano artistico 140 lb. watercolor paper
*golden quinacridone gold acrylic paint
*golden quinacridone burnt orange acrylic paint
*4B graphite pencil
*burnt sienna pan pastel

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32 comments:

Ludid said...

The post to boost my energy to continue packing and moving. what a yummy orange.

Jody Meese said...

Great sentiment, beautifully rendered!

~Valentina~ said...

I have a big crush on Orange :)

PaperPumpkin said...

oooooh, I love this, lori! Thank you very much for your kind comment!

Tess said...

I love the colors. Bright and cheerful and the quote is oh so true. We must capture the things that speak to our heart...

Jancalligrapher said...

knoileI love the quote and so wonderfully done. Thanks for sharing your art. xxoo

Christine said...

What a great journal entry!

Mary said...

oh yeah!! these colors make my heart sing!!!!

Eden said...

Lori, I love that orange!!! Really!! And I have got to find that white uniball you refer to all the time :D

Dawn said...

ooh...delicious! I LOVE those two paint colors, and I JUST bought a UNiball Signo white pen too. Oh my. Its like heaven :)

Ellie said...

oooh, love the color and thanks so much for sharing your <3 list!

I love quotes, this one rings so true!

Thanks for visiting me ;-D

Martha Lever said...

Love this quote and love this journal page. It's warm and fuzzy and wonderful.

Patty S said...

so pretty! and a great quote.
your 'doodling' is beautiful.... as always!!
xo

Megan Coyle said...

Oh my goodness, I love the colors here - they're just GLOWING :)

Sophia said...

I really love your doodles. I should get myself a journal book and just doodle and see what happens. I'm too much of a perfectionist. LOL

Hope you're having a wonderful week. :)

Createology said...

Beautiful journal and simply said very wise words. Happy creating...

Julie Bagamary said...

Your art is so inspiring.

Ophelia said...

I really love this page! So wonderful and the color just makes me so happy!

Kim Hambric said...

What beautiful colors!!! Love it. Also love that quote. I think reading it has pushed me in a certain direction.

Becky Shander said...

I love this saying, and I love how you've chosen to highlight it with such a bright yet warm color. There's a depth to this piece that reflects your special glow.

CelticWoman said...

oh yummy luscious colors, hugs

Jymi said...

love the color play....... you inspire me :)

Kelly Warren said...

oh i love yummy orange. and i really like that quote. i must get me one of those white pens.... hope you are well, sweet lori!

Creative Carmelina said...

oooohhh...i once had a safari themed home decor scheme and this two page journal spread so reminds me of my art work during that time!

it is so warm and inviting! what a great book....I want to hold it and run my fingers along the texture to find my own inspiration!!!!!!! lol...that's not meant to sound weird at all!

lol
have a great first day of July!

ciao bella
creative carmelina

Barbra said...
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Barbra said...

Sorry for the deletion...typos ran rampant!
Your work and that quote are sincerely wonderful!

Marie aka Grams said...

Lori, in my next life I want to be you. Love that page. Would love a journal cover just like it. Let me know when it shows up on Etsy.
xoxo =-)

Claire M said...

Super cool!

rachel awes said...

lori! i orangey love this like crazy! the words speak into my heart & are as delicious as the
color. i am on your page, sista!
xox

Beedeebabee said...

You are so wise Sweetie! How true is that quote?! This is gorgeous Lori, your writing is so, so pretty and combined with your doodle, and the colors you used...I just love it! You put so much thought into your artwork Lori. I could never do what you do...come up with such clever ideas, and make them so adorable. You're artwork is truly special, and you are so gifted, my friend...and always inspiring! xo Paulette

Shelley Malone said...

Ohhhhh, this is so nice! Those warm shades of orange with the bright white against it just make me want to sink right into the page. Gorgeous!

Carmen said...

Holy gorgeousness!!! That color looks good enough to eat!

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