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19 April 2010

Finished First Book for CED2010!

In January when I started CED2010, I decided to do my little daily creations in a lovely blank book I bought after viewing a Tiffany special exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City. It had been sitting on my desk, too pretty to use, for over two and a half years. I started. Everyday I have done something in it except for 4 entries done on paper from a sketch book last week while traveling. Those sit in it now and this week I finished it! I'm shocked and amazed at this. And delighted! So this week also marks the start of Book 2.  


Monday: Before completing the book, I wanted to try imitating the cover. I chose pastels. Not the same as Tiffany, but I like how it turned out!


Tuesday: Singing in my backyard...


Wednesday:  Growing in my backyard...


Thursday: Today I started my second blank book for CED2010!!! This is it. Not quite as pretty as the first one but it has it's own charm. I love Rodin and Tiffany so book covers with their art are inspirational. After creating a "cover page", I started it with a variation on the zen doodles I've been enjoying creating. This one has only one , maybe two, patterns instead of the many some have had.




Friday: Seeing how the new book likes pastels...


Saturday: Daffodil from my garden...


Sunday: A volunteer pansy from my garden.. I love the happy faces of pansies!


So this was my week. Otherwise it was mixed. I think I caught something on the plane back Sunday and was under the weather much of it. I only exercised 3 times this week instead of the 5 times I have been averaging . I did create another Daffodil piece for Sunday Sketching, kept up my Fake Journal for IFJM (such a bizarre but fascinating thing to do) and both tried a new recipe and created one (Yam and Carrot Soup with Thyme and Coriander) with the extra ingredients bought.

What about yours? I finally caught up looking at all your amazing work on Saturday and look forward to starting again! Have a great week!

EVA

5 comments:

  1. wow! congrats on completion!! your books are lovely, so very impressed!

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  2. Good for you for using your "too pretty to use" journal and congrats on finishing it! Great looking work, I especially love your zen doodle!

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  3. I love the look of your new journal. I really like your zen doodle. I'm not familiar with zen doodling but I have a feeling it may be something I'd like to have a go at.

    My art journal hasn't had many new entries this past fortnight but I have been busier with my writing so that is good.

    Lovely blog - I look forward to visiting again!
    Kat

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  4. Beautiful sketches and I love the idea of creating an art journal just for CED!

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  5. Oh, how wonderful! I love that you put your CED art into a special book. Your drawings are so expressive and inspiring. That's great that you have already filled one book and started a second book.

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Looking forward to hearing from you!