I’m very excited to join the Get Messy Art Journal Challenge and this is my very first challenge. This was my first time trying paper weaving. I cut strips of paper from an old dictionary.
I will be posting art journal pages every Thursday and the last Thursday of the month will be a challenge.
The September 2014 challenge is from Sabine of Moments to Live For:
Journaling Challenge: Live your adventurous dreams on paper. What would you love to do, or at least try, if you had the courage to live more adventurously? I would, for example, like to live on a houseboat or a train wagon. My Response: If I had the courage to live more adventurously, I would write a book.
Art Challenge: Try a method or material you’ve never worked with before. Be adventurous! My Response: I’ve never tried paper weaving. I cut strips of paper from an old dictionary and weaved them together (left) included one page in full (right). I used Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue, but I didn’t like that the excess glue wasn’t easy to rub off (I used to use rubber cement and loved the feature that I could easily rub off excess glue.
What’s your favourite glue to use with paper crafting?
Get Messy is an art journal challenge where a gang of crafty vixens are sharing art journal pages we have created to practice our skills and push past our creative limits with hopes to inspire. We will be sharing our work around social media so follow the hashtag #getmessyartjournal.