Wednesday, March 30, 2011

pagan art journaling {week 9}

This week’s prompt: earth

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What does the element of earth mean to you? How do you connect to this element?

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I’ll be honest, I struggled with this prompt. I started the background earlier in the week, but even though I have no problem with the element itself, sitting down to write about it was a bit of a challenge.

So the page is a bit of a hodge podge collection of various things that relate to this element in my life lately.

8 comments:

  1. This prompt has my creative juices flowing.
    I love what you've done with it.
    Do you remember as a child the first time you buried your toes in dust/dirt warmed by a summer's sun? It was wonderful, I felt rooted to the earth. The feeling has stayed with me all through the years.
    I've always gone barefoot more than I have ever worn shoes. Thank you for stirring up that memory.

    Paulette/Sage Moon

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  2. Love all the warm colors on the page, rather reminds me of a garden at sunset. The descriptive words you use are very evocative of earth...

    I'm behind, but here are the ones I've gotten done so far: http://into-the-dawn.blogspot.com/p/52-weeks-paj.html

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  3. lol I had a lot of trouble with the last prompt and only just got it finished today...I think this one will be a little difficult, but it wouldn't be as much fun without having to sit back and think!

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  4. I love this prompt!! I am working on getting caught up and will probably have links to pics and this page over the weekend.

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  5. I love that everything screams Earth: the colors, the textures, the drawings and the writing. How gorgeous. I can't wait to try this one out!

    I haven't said this, or maybe I have, but in different ways. But here it goes: THANK YOU! I like the fact that your project made me step out of my comfy cauldron and do something different and fun.

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  6. So many great comments... where to begin (ok, with the beginning)!

    @Paulette, Your comment totally made me remember playing in the earth in this small acre of forest behind my home as a child... NOSTALGIA! I thought that place was pure magic. We explored all of the hidden secrets there, from watching caterpillars cocoon, to digging in the earth, and searching for faeries. I love that your comment made me think about how magical that place was too me!

    @intothedawn & lilac silverfox: no worries about the prompts. wandering over to see them as soon as I finish this reply!

    @AlphaBetsy: have I mentioned that I love your user name yet? Can't wait to see what you've created

    @Magaly: Thank you. You're so sweet. And I'm glad that you're enjoying the process more than you expected to. I can't say it enough, I love art journaling and am happy that others joining in.

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  7. Love the feel of your page... sorry I've been gone awhile. Just finished 2 of the ones I am behind on --in the process of creating the posts for them.

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  8. Stress got the best of me and I put journaling on pause, but when I sat down to work on this prompt last week I noticed all the crap that life had piled on just melting away. I love how letting your creativity flow on to paper gives you time to think, thanks again for great prompts, I love the textures in this page and the little faces hidden in the flowers!

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