Amanda Jolley

Studio Joy

Tag: acrylics

Fighting it

It’s that time of year again for me. I’ve been arming myself in the battle against Seasonal Affective Disorder. Although I have not become depressed, I can feel it grabbing my brain and pulling in different directions. It has been difficult for me to focus and get normal activities done. I also feel myself withdrawing

Favorite Supplies

My favorite type of artistic expression is done in altered books or art journals. I move to a canvas on occasion, but have always loved the feel of books and journals and am always drawn back. I also feel very comfortable writing words on my art in a book. Words to me are an important and

Good Books, Peaceful Moments

From Art Journal I’ve been relaxing and enjoying free time, time to pause, moments and glimmers of slow breathing peacefulness. Here’s some great books I’ve been absorbing: The Widening Stream: The Seven Stage of Creativity by David Ulrich. I must thank Leah for intriguing my interest. What It Is by Lynda Barry. Wow. 1,000 Artist Journal