Life Book April Weekend Bonus Lessons

I got busy this weekend and created two girls from Tamara’s bonus lesson.  She talks about creating in different size of journals.  This is a FREE YouTube lesson go see it it’s Linked Up!

It looks suspiciously like the previous girl I created for Week 17, but I made a second one using my own imagination and I think you will see the big difference.

Well, get a cup of coffee and relax by looking at a few pictures.

Girl

The difference between this one and the one I did last time is the face.  The other one was 3/4 and this is full front.  I followed along with Tamara, but it ended up looking too much like her work.  Never the less, here are a few closeups.

This is the upper left with my whimsical town and flowers.

little village

In the lower right, I used my own handwriting to write Live Lightly and Love your Life.  The flower on her neck is on that Tamara used – I like it and will use it again in another project.

LOVElife

This is the closeup of the girl.  She has such a sweet face – so serene.  Don’t you think?  I used my white paint sharpie and added doodles as well as my black pitt pen to add the black zentangles on the upper left.

FULLface

The next day, I pushed myself to create my own girl and I just went with the flow.  While I was talking to my sister, I drew some zentangle doodles on the upper part of the page.

ZenGirl

I used an older watercolor piece I started but never finished.  All I had on this page was the drips in different colors.  I used clear gesso after I drew the face and finished it up with acrylics.  I also used some transparent paints on her hair and love the effect!

You can see I used my black pen and outlined the drips creating segments where I could zentangle.  The doodles on the top are called dangle designs.

zen Upper2

I colored each segment with different colors and wrote words to create a mosaic.

ZENlowerleft

You can see the house with the dangle designs and the word FAITH.  Isn’t that bird cute?  Yes, it’s a bird, I know it looks like a fish LOL!

Zen lower left

I think the little bug on the upper right corner looks like an ant!

upperRight

This is the closeup of the face.  I have a thing for green eyes and red hair.  I must have Irish in my blood!!

CLOSEUPGirl

I hope you enjoyed looking through these projects as much as I did creating them!

Until next time, happy crafting!!

Carmen

2 thoughts on “Life Book April Weekend Bonus Lessons

  1. I watched the video for Tamara’s free lesson but have not attempted it yet. I love your version of it. The face is particularly beautiful. I love all of your doodle elements too. Even more, however, I love your own version. Isn’t it great that we can now take our learning and understanding and apply it to creating our own thing? The face you painted is gorgeous and I love all the dots through the hair. She has a very pre-Raphaelite look. I love the way you turned the drips into doodles too. Very cool. Great work!

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