Well, I’ve decided since my Mojo made a recent appearance, I better strike while the fire’s hot! So I am entering my art journal “September” page into the Inspire Me Art Journal Contest. The prize is $50 worth of art journaling goodies!
They want to know what inspired me to do my art journal page…it was both the Day 1 Challenge over at Fabulous and Free Art Journal Challenge’s Facebook page, and this amazing book:
I have tried Zentangles, but found very frustrating, and frankly…maddening! It was supposed to be relaxing. Well, uhm…nope. I just found myself getting angrier and angrier at what I was trying to create. But…I remember, recently, that I really love to do lettering. I’ve been out of practice for a very long time…so why not try to get into it again. Then I started watching videos on Youtube about lettering. I happened upon one of Joanne Fink’s videos on ZenDangles. I was fascinated! Hey, I can do that! So I went ahead and ordered her book. I’m so glad I did! Here is my very first ZenDangle drawing: