Tuesday, 2 October 2012

The Art of Wild Abandonment!

I always get a little excited when something actually comes out of 'wasting time' on the Internet...{I am SO GUILTY of this....the wasting time part} Anyway, I was surfing the web and came across Junelle {Jacobson} and Christy {Tomlinson}'s  MIXED MEDIA class, The Art of WILD ABANDONMENT.  Now, I had been toying with Mixed Media for a bit, had taken a Great Class with Linda Heavens at my Local Scrapbooking Store and became quickly addicted.  So, when I saw the AMAZING technique that was being taught in the class {The Art of Wild Abandonment}, I knew I had to give it a go - and signed up!
I LOVE it... It is a 3 week course and you start with sketching - which I don't do enough of, but this has really lit a fire...
We started with {sketching} Radishes {just basic shapes - circle} and then working a bit with watercolour pastels.
{here are mine}
Now I am working on the next step {stay tuned}...OWLS & CUPCAKES
It is definitely taking me longer than the '3 week' course, but I am not working on it every day {something about there being more to life than 'art' - ugh}, and I hope to be finished The Art of Wild Abandonment 1 by the middle/end of November...and start the new Art of Wild Abandonment 2 now being offered by the gals in December...
Jazz

7 comments:

  1. Sounds fun!!! And great work so far! I look forward to seeing what else you do in the class. :)

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  2. I really like it! Beautiful lines! I can't draw at all so my mixed media projects mostly have paint and paper cuttings- I really admire scrappers who can switch from their own patterns and drawings to those provided by other designers- great work!

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  3. Sounds like a fun class, love your drawings! I want to start doing some mixed media, but my drawing skills are all about the stick figure. Guess a class wouldn't hurt! Will be fun to see your owls and cupcakes!

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  4. Love your drawings! Who knew how cute radishes could be?! I hope you continue to enjoy your class. It looks like fun.

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  5. Your drawings are so much fun! Enjoy your class

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  6. Your radishes look great Jazz. Can't wait to see your owls & cupcakes. I know what you mean about life getting in the way of art!

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...my apologies for the WORD VERIFICATION...I have been getting A LOT of SPAM lately...
Thank you for your sweet words...I love each and every one of them <3
-Jazz