Dawn DeVries Sokol


The Documented Life Project

I was invited last year to be a featured guest artist in The Documented Life Project and now it’s finally time for my post!

The month’s theme is Storytelling Within the Written Word.

The art challenge for this week is Hidden Journaling and the prompt is The greatest gift I can give myself...

I was instructed that I could interpret the prompt, challenge, and theme any way I wanted.

The video below doesn’t include any voice over from me as I’ve been dealing with an icky cold. What it does include is my process on this spread. Watch it develop from beginning to end!

Supply List:

• Various acrylics (Liquitex, Blick, Amsterdam, Martha Stewart, Craft Smart)

• Various collage bits

• Pilot Silver Leaf pen

• Colored pencils

• Painters Journaling pen

• Catalyst Blade

• Bob Ross Painting Knife

• Strathmore Mixed Media Journal

• Sharp edge

• Sand paper

• Matte medium

NaNoJouMo Ends

Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who's taken part in this year’s NaNoJouMo! I think it was the best yet! I liked the mixture of prompts and it sounds like you did, too!
And without further ado, the winner of the last giveaway:

 Happy Birthday Dawn!  Thanks for giving us another chance to win your amazing book and for generously giving us the prompts for NaNoJouMo.lorie.savinar@yahoo.com

Thank you ALL for playing and your wonderful enthusiasm for NaNoJouMo! The FB group stays open all year. NaNoJouMo will start up again Nov. 1, 2016! 

Oh, and to those of you who’ve won signed copies, I will be sending them all out to you this week. My apologies for the delay! Thank you! 

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