Saturday, 13 April 2013

The face of the night

Hi you all! It's hard to believe, but today the temps soared to 15°, and we saw the sun. Tomorrow should be even better, so I am really hoping that the loooong winter is over and that spring is springing.

I have made another journal page today. I started this a couple of years back. I used half of the painted sheet then, and decided to finish the second half today. I did my usual dripology outlining, this time with a silver Edding pen, which I also used for my profile, the stars and to outline the silhouette.The black parts have been given some sparkle with soot black stickles, but you can't see it here.

I am linking to   Art Journal Journey, the landscape within me.

I baked a lemon cake yesterday, onto which I squeezed more juice while it was hot, so had to spend some time eating cake and drinking coffee. Sorry, it didn't survive long enough to have its picture taken!






I saw this beautiful rainbow yesterday evening and had to take a picture through the trees. I did my best to damage the table while diving to the balcony, but don't worry - no damage done; wish I could say the same for me toe!


Have a good weekend, take care, and thanks a lot for coming by!




26 comments:

  1. Amazing impact and such depth to the sky.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  2. This is another wonderful piece, Val - love the colours you have used! Hugs, Sarah

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  3. Another gorgeous project, love the vibrant colours and awesome composition. Great cats on the roof top as well.
    Yvonne x

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  4. very dramatic piece and a beautiful capture of the rainbow at the sacrifice of your poor toe! Glad it's warming up finally for you.

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  5. Love you finished journal page and the outlined head!!! Gorgeous, as is that Rainbow! The lemon cake with extra lemon sounds so delicious! I am one that when I order lemonade, I asked for extra lemon and not just one slice! Enjoy your nicer weather!

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  6. Gorgeous photo and I do hope the rainbow promises spring weather. Your new journal pages are gorgeous too.

    Hugs,
    C

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  7. Beautiful page Valerie--love the bright colour.

    Nice to know you had sun and warmer weather yesterday but even better that it has come our way today-so good to be able to go outside without a scarf and hat lol.

    I can smell your wonderful cake from here--yummy.

    enjoy your day

    Love Chrissie xx

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  8. Good morning Valerie :) Lemon cake sounds yummy!! Beautiful picture of the rainbow, spring is already here and it's pretty hot today so hopefully it will come your way soon :)
    Love your journal page!

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  9. großartig! Das ist ja wieder wudnerschön! schwärm!
    schönen Sonntag!

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  10. So pretty. Love the colours. x

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  11. It looks wonderful and effortless Valerie but I'm sure it wasn't :)
    fab photo the rainbow has such colour !
    Von ♥

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  12. It's such a beautiful painting, Valerie, with the combination of orange and black. I like the cat on the wall - hope you meant it to be a cat! That's a superb photograph of the rainbow even if your poor toe had to suffer for art.

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  13. Great concept and beautifully done!
    Sandy

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  14. Another beautiful page Valerie! I love the face image and the moon in your eyes is so appropriate! Beautiful rainbow, hope your toe is OK. The lemon cake sounds delicious! ~Diane

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  15. Completely amazing journal page Valerie - so clever I think. And the rainbow picture is beautifully captured. Hope your toe isn't too sore. But worth a little pain I think, :0) Mo x

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  16. Beautiful journal page, very impressive, and love that photo. Hope your toe isn't still hurting!
    Hugs, Barb

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  17. I've got a picture in my mind of you now, hobbling about with a big throbbing toe! I do love your outline paintings Valerie, they're so clever. Enjoy the warmer weather. Xx

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  18. A stunning work of art Val - the outline technique is amazing.
    The photo is beautiful too - I LOVE rainbows - there is something magical about them. I have just watched a glorious sunset from my craft room (AKA spare bedroom!) - isn't nature wonderful.

    Hope your poor toe is on the mend by the way.
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  19. "... so had to spend some time eating cake and drinking coffee." That's a girl after my own heart!

    Love the warm colours of your journal page - do you think Spring has finally arrived? I do hope so.

    xxx
    ps ouch, your poor toe! Worth it for that gorgeous photo of the rainbow though ;)

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  20. Beautiful journal page! That is an awesome rainbow--I've seen many, but none as intense in color as this one! Thanks for sharing the photo.

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  21. SO beautiful. I've just obtained a silhouette head stencil that made me think of you. Can't wait to play with it.

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  22. What a beautiful piece Valerie, and the rainbow looks wonderful, I'm sure Spring must be on it's way xx

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  23. This is fabulous - what a great idea. Love your rainbow photo too. Been warm again here today, think Spring may now be starting - hopefully... Gill x

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  24. Wow,das ist ja großartig und wunderschöööön,ich liebe diese creation,fabelhaft.

    GLg Jeannette

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  25. Fabulous rainbow photo ... you were nice to sacrifice your toe (OUCH!) for us ... hope it feels better soon!

    Your page is super...

    wishing you a nice weekend from Virginia where spring is popping all around
    oxo

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