Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Impression Obsession Spring Release Blog Hop Day 3


Welcome to Day 3 of the Impression Obsession Spring Release Blog Hop.
Today I'm sharing my first page, which is a warm up assignment  for a year long art course i'm taking online called  LifeBook 2018 at Willowing Arts. This particular lesson was designed by the founder of Lifebook Tamara Laporte.  I am such a fan of her whimsical artwork.

In the last few years I have dealt with many health and emotional challenges and have worked hard to get a handle on many aspects on my life. My Art has been integral in allowing me to maintain my sanity through all of this mayhem. I believe there is always a silver lining in each and every cloud. 

These challenges have allowed me to reacquaint myself with my spirituality and the principles by which I wish to live my life. I truly feel I am on my healing journey and engaged in exploration of me, my inner child and higher self. The Butterflies represent the fluidity of my growth as well as the metamorphosis of my spirit. I am excited to be embarking on this self exploration journey through art, meditation and self care. You'll find my blog is going to become a little more personal as I am so excited about sharing my journey with you as a means of a diary of sorts and a source of inspiration for others. 

I took the liberty of using some of the new release stamps in the creation of this warm up page.

The words Journey and Exploration come from the latest Journal Jargon 3  set by Seth Apter. I love the selection of stamps he has designed exclusively  for Impression Obsession. I am a HUGE fan of his Artwork!
If you look closely, you can see two of the newest Cover a Card Stamp Sets:





 Can you spot either set in there?

I also couldn't find any small text paper (the circles under the two smaller butterflies) so I used Beauty Text to create my own.

Lastly the little x's stamped in Gesso are from the Really Useful Stamps-Circle Set

Hope you enjoyed my project!

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If you like my page and might be interested in this beautiful course, follow the link below to learn more about it!


XX's and Oh's

--Vicki~~

28 comments

  1. Wishing you the best on your artful journey ... gorgeous design.

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  2. I enjoy this card...colors and image. Thank you!

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  3. Oh my goodness this page speaks to me. I am absolutely in love with it. So glad you can find peace in your art, just like I do.

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  4. Love the mixed media vibe - such beautiful colors

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  5. Wow - such a mix of images! I have to say that I can't see the CC images - but I wish I could - they look fun!

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  6. Love the background and the way you added the butterflies.

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  7. OMG the background just ROCKS - love the colors and the layout of the images:)

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  8. Wow love the background and how you spot lighted the butterflies. Thanks for sharing

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  9. Best wishes for a healing journey to the future.
    The page is beautiful. There is so much
    movement and the butterflies are working their
    way to peace and tranquility.
    thanks for sharing.
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  10. Amazing design and colors - thank you for sharing a bit of your journey with us - creating has always helped me in the healing process too

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  11. Beautiful AND unique! Love it - thanks for sharing!

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  12. Such a cool background, there is so much depth and layering!

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  13. That is incredible!! I LOVE the colors, the mixture, everything. I think that you win today--in my book, anyway :)

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  14. Wow ! This is such a wonderful piece of art ! I’m sincerely wishing you a wonderful journey, as you call it ! Love from France, Marjorie
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  15. WOW.... That is amazing project!
    Love all the details and colors are gorgeous.

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  16. Fun mixed media type project. Love all the colors!

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  17. Lovely art work!!! I wish I had the gift of working in this style! Love it!!!

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  18. I did find the 2 stamps . i love all the color

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  19. Your opening journal page is fabulous!! LOVE the colors and layers!!

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  20. Love the colors and textures! Awesome journal page!

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  21. Love the texture and
    the colours. When I do
    it, it looks like a 2 yr. old
    finger painted something!!
    Simply fantastic!!
    Love butterflies as well
    Dana from Quebec
    😍😍

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*****Vicki*****

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