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NaNoJouMo 2015 Day #5 (Art Journal Page - "This life")


Another page done at 4am before work. It only took about 15 minutes and it's super simple. The quote says, "What is a ship without the sea? Who am I without this life that happened to me?"

Lately I have been thinking a lot about the past. Maybe it is because I have a birthday coming up. I often get angry at the stupid choices I've made or the things that I have been thru. I know it sounds cliché to say, but it really did make me into who I am today. The things I have been thru make me appreciate what I have today. While I am not perfect, I try to be a better person than I used to be. I fail. Often. Yet everyday I try. It is sometimes easier to forget the shitty life I had before, but that shitty life is what make this one I am living now so much better.

Enough with the feelings, lets look at some art!

Here is the process video for this page:

Product List:
Strathmore Visual Journal (Mixed Media Vellum):

Dina Wakley Media Acrylic Paint:
Golden Heavy Body Acrylic in "Titanium White":
Golden Heavy Body Acrylic Intro Set of Primary Colors:

Martha Stewart Craft Paint in "Gold":
Heidi Swapp Color Shine in "Gold":
7 Gypsies Clear Stamp Set "Very Beautiful":
Archival Ink in "Watering Can":
Watercolor Pencil in "Black":
1.5 MM Black Fude Ball Pen:
Dina Wakley Stamp Set "Woodcuts":

Ranger CraftMat Non-Stick Work Surface:
Fabri-Tac Adhesive:
Set of Plastic Palette Knives:

Thank you so much for looking!

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