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Art Journaling Workshops with Julissie

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My Lifebook 2014 Artwork

This video includes small clips of my Life Book 2014 Artwork to date. The class is a year long and I will posting more videos as I complete ten lessons. LifeBook is a class hosted by Tamara Laporte. She’s a wonderful artist who invites over 20 artists from around the globe to teach a class.

Find her on www.willowing.org/life-book 2014/

Lifebook 2014 Teachers

Its been great fun learning new journaling techniques and I will be passing along my favorites to you. Stay tuned… Have a fun day! Hugs xo

“Gifts of Imperfection” Brene Brown E-Course Lesson 4 & 5 Continuing The Journey

Well as the weeks have gone by I have found myself going through a creative transformation. While I’m practicing authenticity and cultivating gratitude I have been faced with something else…Creative Block.

I’m a part of a smaller Facebook group ( approx. 365 members). The common discussion is that most of us started to fall behind. We all have different reasons for not checking in and completing assignments. Some personal, others because of the busy-ness of our lives. What ever the reason I ‘ve come to a very important part of this journey.

Although I believe in the healing aspects of journaling, there is one key thing keeping us from having a productive day. We need to write more. We need to truly journal. Reminiscing over old photographs can stir up some pretty intense emotions. What do we do once we are there, feeling vulnerable? Some of us will close the book, chuck it in the box, linger with it for a while, smile, cry, laugh, share it with others. So we paste it in our journal, draw cute flowers around it, include a sweet quote, and then?

And then…that’s the part we need to work on. Through the teachings of Julia Cameron I’m learning some important tools to get me moving forward after the course is over.

I’m starting a new group. We have 32 members so far. It’s for those of us continuing on this journey after the Brene Brown E-Course is over.

I’ll share these lessons within a 12 week spread. Look for my postings in the coming weeks about moving forward.  In the mean time if I could give you one piece of advice…Write.

Keep a notebook near your bed. When you get up in the morning, grab your journal and write. There doesn’t need to be any rhyme or reason, no editing…. just write. By doing this you clear your mind of all those things weighing you down and it allows you to open your mind to experiencing the full joy of the little things we sometimes take for granted.

Until then…Hugs xo Julissie

xo Julissie Mixed Media Final Video

This is the last video in the series where I go thru and show you step by step how I do a mixed media piece. Thanks for taking time and watching. I hope you enjoyed them. If you have any questions about techniques, products I use, etc. message me. If you create something send me a picture. I’d love to see it! I hope you have a super fun weekend. Grab the kids and play a little. Maybe you don’t have children, well allow yourself some playtime too!
Get creative, Get Messy, and Have Fun! Hugs, xo Julissie

xo Julissie Mixed Media Part 4

This is a video series of a mixed media project I did. I broke it up in to small segments. I tried fast forwarding thru some of the techniques to make it easier to view. Let me know what you think.
Get Creative, Get Messy, Have Fun! Hugs, xo Julissie

xo Julissie Mixed Media Part 3

Continuation on my mixed media project. After this one there is a last video. Its #4. It finishes up the Girl and I do some stamping and write words of inspiration.
Thanks for taking the time to watch and spend some time with me.
Have a super fun weekend…Hugs xo Julissie