Friday, 13 August 2010

Another journal page

This is another page of my mini journal. I finished it today. The journal as i said before is all about things i am and things i love. Todays page depicts the moors and heather. There is a kind of tranquility that is unique to moorland that takes my breath away. I love the moors best when its wilderness is unbroken and the wind is blowing through the grasses and heather ... nothing on earth is like it. I hope this page shows a little of that in colour and design.

The lady is dressed in a beautiful heathery colour so she was additional but the Background colours are spritzed on to show the colours of the moor grasses then I added some hand painted heather and grasses and then wet to blend and blur. The text is from a book of flowers and describes some of the ancient uses for heather. Once over heather was used to make sweeping brushes.
Everything else is inked and i added the 'moors' wording just to finish.



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11 comments:

Junibears said...

Yjis is lovely June. Such beautiful colours. Love it.
Hugs
June xx

Netty said...

This journal is going to be really fab June. Annette x

Zoechaos said...

Very pretty the moors do give you a great sense of space and time and freedom you have brought that to this page. xx Zoe

Sarah said...

This page of your journal is gorgeous June!! and your description of all your detail sounds wonderful, I could nearly smell the heather!!! chum,
Hugs
Sarah xx

Fliss said...

This looks beautiful June as do your pages on the last post which I managed to miss.
Something I have in mind to do when I have a bit more time which probably won't be until both my girls are at uni unfortunately.
Hugs, Fliss xxx

Sally H said...

Wonderful! Gorgeous colours

Betty said...

Its wonderful it depicts the moors perfect, great make June looks like your journal is going to be a fantastic project.
Hugs Betty x

jackiescrafts said...

Love your journal pages June, they are all great

Hugs Jackie x

Cheryl said...

oh hun,this just fits,the moors perfectly wonderful work,hugs cheryl xxxx

Chris said...

June, I've never seen the moors except on "Heartbeat". This is gorgeous and peaceful.

Anonymous said...

Great work. Carry on to keep submitting!