Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Never Give Up

I had every intension
of making another card, but when I saw this quote by Winston Churchill as this weeks free word art at the Word Art Wednesday Challenge #38, I knew I just had to do a journal page with it.

My page started with
a torn sheet of Webster's Pages Yacht Club paper. I added color to the edges with Reeves water soluble wax crayons in Yellow, Sahara Yellow and Violet blending with a damp brush and my finger. Now a coat of white wash (watered down Liquitex Titanium White acrylic). Using the Mini Chicken Wire stencil from Crafter's Workshop, I dabbed on some Dusty Concord Distress Ink. Applied a bit of Wild Honey DI with a stamp from Stampers Anonymous Bitty Grunge set, and Black Soot DI sponged around the edges. Doodled over the rope with my Faber-Castell Black Pitt Pen. Finished up with lots of soft charcoal.
Never Never Never Give Up...
a good quote for all of us to remember when things get tough. I need this page handy to look at every now and then along with this verse...
 II Timothy 4:7
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: 
Thank you Karen, for the reminder.

I'm linking my page up at:
Balzer Designs - Art Journal Every Day

Thanks for stopping by!


Karen Letchworth said...

This journal page is just beautiful, Linda. I love the colors you've used. Thanks so much for your support and participation at Word Art Wednesday. You are such a blessing to us, and I praise God for you!
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday

Alenka***** said...

Прекрасная работа! Чудесный дизайн!

Marlena M. said...

Wow, you have taken this sentiment to a beautiful level of art! I love the journaling look. Thank you for sharing your work with us at Word Art Wednesday. ;)

Linda R said...

I am so glad you decided on doing your art journal. I just love your page. Very inspirational.


Wendy Swenne said...

I love this!! Love the colors and texture.

Thanks so much for sharing your art with us on WAW.


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