Sunday, April 25, 2010

Let Loose and "Wreck this Journal"!

Sometimes I just don't feel like starting an actual painting. It just all seems like too much work, and I just want to play! That's when I pull out my Wreck this Journal by Keri Smith.

When I first ordered and received my journal, I thought to myself, "Hmmm, maybe I'm too old to be doing this, it seems to be for young kids."

Then I started wrecking. It was fun! It was for anyone! You get dirty or covered in paint, or maybe just never know. It gets your creative juices flowing. I just haven't got up the nerve to tie a string around it and go for a walk with it yet!!

Here are some of my favourite pages so far:

This one I did today:
As you can see, it doesn't matter if you are messy, that's the whole point!

Here's one that may never be finished:
And one that I have gotten a start on, but need more materials!

From last spring:

Keri has other great books that help to inspire your creativity, check her out!