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February 2014
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This month was also challenging. Fourth lesson of Lifebook 2014 with Kelly Hoernig: Be true to you   Here is another Guardian: Guardian of Nature   Family of Diva’s: Lesson 5 of Marieke Blokland I enjoyed doing the faces, the background, making the dresses…  

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January 2014 part 2
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Third lesson on Lifebook 2014 was from Carla Sonheim. A few pictures: A very fun lesson!  

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January 2014
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It’s been a while again since I’ve updated my progress! Most progress was in the creative department… Below some pictures! First exercise of Lifebook 2014: favorite colours, message to myself… Lesson by Tamara Laporte.   Main first lesson: Guardian Angel. Also by Tamara Laporte. Guardian Angel of Hope. (Coloured pencil)   Second lesson by Micki Wilde. ‘I want more in 2014’ and ‘Dreamjob’.   Inbetween I made another Guardian. This one represents ‘Dare’   I’ll make a part two for the next few photo’s!

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Little project
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Since I’ve been following some mixed media people on the web, I had the crazy idea of making a book myself. (As in bookbinding!) I forgot to take pictures of the beginning, but here are a few: The process was: Fabric used for curtains: Put gesso on it on both sides Gell medium matte with book pages Painting over it with acrylic paint Using brayer with white acrylics Adding doodles with Golden fluid acrylics Went over it with transparent gesso…     But I was not into the whole white stuff… It seemed a little bit too cold for me! … Lees verder…

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Further creativity
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Further progress of the mixed media project: A fantasy version of myself…   And then we went on with the background!   And then we went on with a positive affirmation:   The only thing I’m not happy about is the nose… Worked on it for a while, but then decided to leave it be, since it was the first drawing/painting of a human face in a long time… Took me a few hours,  but overall I’m content of the result.

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