I took an online course called Printed Patterned Painted Journal Making taught by lk Ludwig, over the past month. This coincided with my investigation of my “rivulets” pictures from Yosemite. I realized I wanted to dedicate the pages I was making to one theme to hold these particular images. Here are some of the decorated background pages before I put the images on top, and also the binding. I used Fabriano Artistico paper and it was luscious to work with, it just seemed to love having the paint scraped across it.
I bound the book like this:
Put my first Photoshop layered image from DJ Pettitt’s Photoshop class on the cover:
(I’m kind of liking the way these women are using their initials of their first names, I think I have just become LR Mead!!) At 63, one always needs new identities…
Took the book with me to show Chris Cozen when we went to Morro Bay. A few nights after we got back, Terry and I went out to dinner, only to come home to this (taken with camera bag ap on iphone):
This sweet thing had chewed off the bottom of the cover because we had just been leaving her alone too many times. Cliff does not cut it as a companion to a self-respecting K-9: