Thursday, December 31, 2015

Walk Forward Into View

Continuously relocate and replace aspects of ourselves that don't work for us anymore and walk forward into view. Playing the orly avineri (art) journaling game.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Embrace Change

"Embrace Change" This is a spread created using The (art) Journaling Game from Orly Avineri. The title of the game card is Alterations.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Mini Books

These are books I made during a quiet evening at home when my husband was at work.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Journal pages

Journal spread. Entries from Dec. 4-10 2015

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Toilet Paper Roll Faces

The artist credited for these faces is Junior Fritz Jacquiet. I thought of trying these faces when I was wrapping Christmas presents tonight. 

Friday, December 04, 2015

Sketchbook Flip - The Encyclopedia Book 2015

Re-purposed Encyclopedia

8.5 x 11 inches

Exposed Stitch

5 Signatures

Various Papers: watercolor, Bristol Board, craft paper, encyclopedia pages

Spine: Duct Tape, Waxed Embroidery Thread and Wooden Beads

This book was made while attending a book arts course at Mesa College taught by
Cindy Zimmerman.

Drawings and other journal entries are from July 7, 2015 to November 30, 2015
by Lydia Velarde.

The square on the cover was made by tearing out a part of the binding with an
exacto knife, stamping a self portrait eraser carving and colored with gold

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Bella Collina, San Clemente

Sketching with the San Clemente Sketchers, Just for Fun Meetup Group on the golf course!

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Do One Thing At a Time

Once again i start to sketch everyday. I think it usually lasts 4-5 days but this is the first this month. A message to myself. Do One Thing at a Time.