Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: Moleskine

How Toys Become Real

I was trapped here on Monday during a surprise downpour. Stuck for over an hour on the inner steps like the couple above, I was so thankful to have these essentials in my purse: a pocket-sized version of The Velveteen Rabbit, my handy dandy pocket Moleskine sketchbook, favorite Copic fineline pen, and small tin of Caran


Art Every Day Month – Day 8 This intuitive collage in my Moleskine was actually begun some time ago. The painted background and words “still learning to define healthy boundaries” had been sitting there waiting for me to finish. Today was the perfect day as boundaries become a relevant topic. This past year I have

The saga of bad hair, growth & openness

I picked the correct theme word for this year, Unsafe. Combine that with my church‘s theme word, Grow, and stir the pot. Although I’ve been relatively silent in the cyber world, my life has been moving and shaking. Here’s the 2010 checklist for my theme word, Unsafe: be bold put my heart on the table

Spreading the word: March Art Journal Challenge

Just wanted to encourage you all to join the March Art Journal Challenge hosted by Comfortable Shoes on the Ning network. Here’s what Comfortable Shoes has to say: Each day in March I will post a prompt of some sort in this group. The prompt could be one word, it could be a material, technique

Journal pages & AEDM

Fly: I didn’t add much after all. It just seemed to speak this way. I just added more color to the tree and journaled in pencil. Experimentation and Friendship sermon notes: On these pages, I was experimenting with how markers and water soluble crayons interacted. No wow factor, just learning. The sermon on friendship today