Monday, April 14, 2014

The True Story of the Frog Prince #ArtJournal #ArtJournaling #LifeImitatesDoodles

I'm currently involved in an art journal swap, where we have a OLW (one little word) as the theme for our journals.  This month's particular word was 'metamorphosis'.  I knew the owner of the journal was fond of French Bulldogs, which are often, fondly, called Frog Dogs.

I wanted to include a Frog Dog in my spread, but how to tie that in with the word Metamorphosis?

When I hit a conundrum like this, my strategy is to come up with a story--in the case, the True Story of the Frog Pince.  It seems much more likely to me than the Grimm version.


Ginger Horse #ZentangleInspiredArt #FountainPen #PenAndInk

You know how sometimes a work just fights you while you're trying to draw it?  I had an idea tickling my brain, a desire to combine styl...