One huge art journal page is now on canvas. I can now see how abundant just with simple shapes of nature, found objects or papers can create layers and layers of love. I couldn't stop playing with whatever that was happening. I was in love with the surprises. Eager to stay in the studio all day. Though it was the breaks, walking away, and coming back to it to continue that created this balance that I 'm seeing..It was all about resistance and process. Which equates patience for me. The start of the week was a painting deadline done for a little girls room. My art journals that are filled with collages and writing assisted me greatly with this Wall Art Assignment. Mainly it helped the confidence level of spreading the work pace out for the full 7 days. Which allowed me to really take good breaks with this piece. Instead of forcing it with an unrealistic deadline for myself. I actually am so in fear of last minutes that I try to get as much done before the day anything is due. Lack of time spent with my family, not taking care of myself, has been disasters of bad relationships created or just bad work. It is actually slow at the moment, so I do have the luxury to really play this week. What is most exciting is I get to use all these found papers from an old antique shops. I brush pre-dripped the canvas with different tones of dark purples, spray paint, and then washed over with prussian navy blue to start a base. The paper layers are filled with old graphics of clothing pattern templates. Then collected travel papers are cut in circles combined with left over palette papers from the paints. It's a never ending process. Really fun.