Marilyn's Letter Journal

Marilyn's Letter Journal

My art with Marilyn's art - in her Letter Journal, April 26, 2016. Part of the Letter Journal exchange is working in other artist's journals as they are mailed to you. All the journals in the group are mailed in a round robin fashion, so at the end of the exchange you receive your journal mailed back to you with all of the participants art inside. In late April, I received Marilyn Wadick's Letter Journal all the way from Australia!

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Collage in Altered Books

Collage in Altered Books

Detail of one of the pages I've been working on . . . I've been continuing to work in a couple of Altered books under the guidance of Tammy Garcia and her "Novel Approach" online workshop. I really like how she has presented the course, building skills & inspiring ideas as we go. Plus, I love the fact that it is truly, a work-at-your-own pace class . . .

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Visual inspiration board

Visual inspiration board

I'm taking an Altered Book Art Journaling course with Tammy Garcia called Novel Approach. I've only just started, but highly recommend it. I have also done Tammy's paper prompts and  ICAD challenges -so much fun!  One of the things Tammy requested we do to get started was to collect items that appealed to us and create a collage out of some of them . . . saving some things for our pages later . . . 

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Heart and Soul art journaling

Heart and Soul art journaling

I'm happy to say that I continued to be "called" to work/play in my art journal. At the moment, not having a prompt is not inhibiting me. More often than not, every few days I have this feeling that I want to do something creative and so I make myself go start something in my art journal . . . 

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redesigning my web site

From The Art of Collage with Randel Plowman, summer 2014

From The Art of Collage with Randel Plowman, summer 2014

Wow! I have been wanting to do this for quite some time. My son Decklin who turned 33 this year, originally created my website when he was just 14 years old, yes - I said 14! The site did go through a few updates during those 19 years and I even changed domains  in 2004 from lennastamp.com to creativelenna.com. Since that time I've been updating the site myself, but could not deal with the old front page platform it was based on any more. The updates were difficult to do and the site content itself was very outdated. 

So here we are, with a brand new squarespace website I'm excited about. I think it will help me to stay updated a lot more easily and feel proud of what I see on my site. I hope you enjoy it! I know I will! : 0) lenna

online collage class

I'm taking an online collage class with Randel Plowman called The Art of Collage. I finished part of the third weekly project today and thought I would share it with you . . .

To see more of what I am doing in this class go here.

 I have information about the class at the top of the album. : )