30 Days of Art Journaling Day 1

I’m taking a free art journaling course through Determinedtoshine.net and will be blogging through the various prompts as I create stuff.  Here’s Day 1.

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Doll: http://www.dolldivine.com/the-cradle-halloween-dress-up-game.php
Brushes: http://www.obsidiandawn.com/
http://www.bittbox.com/


Free art papers:

3×5 papers you can use for your journal pages.

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[Texture Tuesday] Free to Use Texture

Free texture or scrapbook paper 12×12 in, 3600×3600

Spring theme,textured gradient and dust

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Free Social Media Banners + Motivation

Here are 4 Free Social Media Banners with PSD Template included.  These work well with short motivational phrases or one word.  Images are Public domain.

social media banners rainbow mountain desert outdoor hope dreams encouragement

So, I felt a little nervous putting these out today.  They’re not my usual style, and seem off-brand.  We’re told in the online business world to stay consistent and on brand at all times.

But then I thought, “Fuck it, this is what I feel like sharing today.” So here you go.

I’ve been struggling a lot this year.  My grandfather died in February after a long fight with Alzheimer’s.  There have been a run of other family problems too.  I wrenched my shoulder badly in March and the fucker is still hurting.  (I use a wheelchair, so arm injuries are pretty serious and take forever to heal.)  I was sick and incapacitated for most of April.

May has been a wobbly process of getting back on my feet and trying to catch up.

If I’m being honest, the past 4 years or so has been a series of shitstorms, injuries, and loss.

So I’ve gotten used to riding the storm out, keeping my head above water, and then cleaning up to take another shot.  It’s not easy, though.  And I know I’m not the only one.

So what I want to tell you is, keep going.  It’s okay to want things.  It’s okay to reach for them.  It’s okay to be frustrated, and tired, and pissed, but you have to keep going, keep reaching, keep trying, because that’s the only way to the other side.  You have to keep finding hope because without it you’re well and truly fucked.

 

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[Texture Tuesday] Free to Use Texture

Free texture or scrapbook paper 12×12 in, 3600×3600

Spring theme,radial gradient

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[Texture Tuesday] Free to Use Texture

Free texture or scrapbook paper 12×12 in, 3600×3600

Spring theme,textured gradient and dust

RBF_1.15_giveaway_D3_004

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[Texture Tuesday] Free to Use Texture

Free texture or scrapbook paper 12×12 in, 3600×3600

Spring theme,textured gradient and dust

RBF_1.15_giveaway_D3_003

Click the image for full size. This will take you to my Flickr account.

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Head for my Creative Market Shop and see what else you like!