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  Jean here on Sunday.  I was journaling and looking for images to fit my mood.  
While I am not necessarily a Fairy person, I was struck by the ethereal beauty of the 
Fairies tell us anything is possible and even probable!     

The book is hand sewn using waxed threads and heavy weight watercolor paper.   A recycled hardback book cover is used as well.   The Fairies were cut from the collage and applied to fabric which I misted with the Maya Mists and then outlined with our Micron Pigma Brush Pen.   I used old torn sheet music on which I used an ink sweeper and Paris Trunk Walnut ink to help age the paper.   I really do like the soft effects Paris Trunk inks give, they can be deep but soft at the same time.   I also used Crystal Lacquer to adhere the papers due to their fragile nature and translucency.

I thought it needed a bit more and did an overlay of brown tulle with a blue gem to pick up the blues of the fairies. 

I know I need to work on my lettering, I can't seem to regain the free hand I used to have, but practice is what helps, so I need to get busy!   

I really needed to do something and while this is far from the best, it felt good to work at it and get my fingers glue covered and inky!

I hope you see between the lines everyday!


  1. I like your journal page . I see nothing wrong with the lettering. You should see mine, terrible!!


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