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A layer a day - A spread a week: week 46

Hello Lovely Butterflies!

It’s Jane here with a new post for the ALAD/ASAW challenge!

In case this is the first time you read about the challenge, check out the first blog post on the subject here, where we explain what it is all about.

You can join the fun at any time on the France Papillon and Creative Butterflies facebook group, where lots of alad spreads and in between layers get shared, which will definitely help your mojo to be inspired!

week 46

See the beauty within

As we live in a more and more image obsessed world it seems that many people care much more about outward appearance rather than what is inside. So for this challenge I thought we could consider looking beyond the superficial and see the beauty within. For me that means looking at what parts of a person’s character makes them beautiful or even looking within ourselves as we can often be harsher than others are.

To get started with my spread I am going to think of what words come to mind when I think of what Inner beauty means to me. I may also get an idea of colours that I associate with those words and feelings and these could be used within my spread, maybe as my first layer or as part of the stamping or stencilling that I might use later on.

What do you think makes inner beauty?

I would love to see what you think in your art journaling this week!

Happy crafting,

Jane xx

Melina is stepping out of her mind to silence her mind. It's stunning, what do you think lovely Butterflies?

Don't forget to scroll down and see what Kathleen made this week.

Products used by Melina:

DecoArt media: Gesso, Modeling paste

DecoArt Fluid Acrylics: Quinacridone gold, Green gold, Raw umber, Titanium white, Primary Cyan

Versafine ink: black and gray

Watercolour pencils

France Papillon stencils: “Warp Grid Large", "To the moon and back”.

France Papillon stamps by Illusionary Artists: “Creeptacular”, “How shall I put it”. Click on the images to shop!

Kathleen's advice for silencing the mind: Just listen! She is visualizing the chaos we can experience in a gorgeous way. I'm in love!

Products used by Kathleen:

DecoArt media: modeling paste, gesso, ultra matt varnish

DecoArt Fluid Acrylics: Interference gold

DecoArt Antiquing Creme: Carbon Black, Medium Grey Journal on Monday Art Journal

Versacolor White

France Papillon stamps by Illusionary Artists: “Perfect Words”, “London New York”. Click on the images to shop!

France Papillon stencils: “Rockformation”. Click on the image to shop!


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