To make sure I do all prompts I made my first handbound journal with enough pages to do 26 prompts. I watched a few YouTube videos with longstitch binding and gave it a try. I’m very happy with my first journal! There’s a video of my journal at my Facebook blog.
Weather was prompt A. I made a collage inspired by Teesha Moore and added a quote. It’s Dutch for
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass,
it’s about learning to dance in the rain.
Outline was prompt B. It reminded me of my Assisi embroidery, so I made an Assisi collage with a bold outline.
The Beatles was prompt C. At first I didn’t want to do Yellow Submarine, because I already did that in the 2015 Top2000 party. But I ended up using the same image in a different way. First I made a collage with watercolour paint, painted book pages, my hand carved stamp, ink and markers.
Then I cut it in pieces and made another collage with it in my CatchPhrase journal. It’s inspired by the work of Cecil Touchon.
Prompt D is The sea. I made a collage and used my hand carved stamp again.
Found poetry is prompt E. I made a colourful background and added my Dutch found poetry. It says:
The sun gives
the new face of
Prompt F is washi tape. To make it easier for me I used the word fiets, which is Dutch for bicycle.
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