Monday, January 6, 2014

Women's Circle Traveling Art Journal




I am so excited about my upcoming trip! In less than 3 weeks I am heading to Brazil. I foresee great sketches, Yeah!

But all this traveling and this project got me thinking of something about all of us. All of us women (and some men) come here to the great wild net in order to share experiences, art, and inspiration. We "message" each other and visit each other's blogs and sometimes we support one another in ways we cannot even begin to grasp.

So I wanted to start something a bit crazy. A traveling journal with a piece of us. Anyone can participate. You would have only 2 commitments: 1. Fill 2 pages with whatever art you want AND you would have to commit to mail the book to the next person in the circle, no matter where in the world the person is.

What do you guys think?

23 comments:

ArtfulFairyTales said...

oh gosh,
i would love to participate
in this journal!
are you orchestrating this?
Eden

Francie M said...

Love it, Ana. We can make this blogging business anything we want it to be & that sounds like an amazing gift that each person can hold for a short time! (I hope you managed to read my 2nd to last blog because I talked about what an influence you have had on me.)

Terra said...

This is a great idea and the journal will be a treasure.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Sounds like a great idea! I'd participate -- and I'm not even an artist!

Red Shoes said...

Wow!!

First of all, I am excited about your trip to Brazil... but I even more so like the idea of the traveling journal!!!!

This is a GRAND idea!!!!

~shoes~

Riot Kitty said...

That sounds so neat!

Sara said...

I love the idea, if you want to do it, count me in :)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Sounds like fun, Ana! Of course, someone will get stuck with my stick figures 'cause I can't draw for beans. I'll have to think up some decent type of art :)

alteredstatesstudio said...

sounds like i am in Ana! i love your watercolors!

Ophelia said...

What a great idea!!! Count me in!!!

MeOfCourse said...

Hi Ana. Have fun with this great journal project, I like the sound of your traveling journal. A few blogger friends just got done with one and I hear tell the journal went many places. That's exciting. I'm hoping to get my traveling puzzle going again this year. Started out great last year and then somewhere along the way the puzzle got lost, tee hee. Good luck and have fun in your travels. Happy New Year.

Melissa said...

I love what you've done with your art journal, such lovely colours!

As it's the New Year and I am all full of hope and bravado, I would love to join in your circle! This will help me get motivated with doing my own artwork 'work' too.

Travel to sunnier climes is always an exciting thing at this time of the year!

bella said...

count me in, too. =)

Karen said...

Thanks for stopping by at my blog :). I think your watercolours are beautiful!

Ariel said...

This is a wonderful idea Ana. I am currently participating in one Circle Journal where 15 of us are passing our journals among each other. I will get my own journal only by May or June. I would have loved to take part in this if it was within the US. I think international shipping will be too expensive for me to handle:(
Your watercolors look beautiful.
Susan

Jillian said...

How beautiful and fun! I love illustrated journals, they are so special.

Martha Lever said...

Wow, you are going to have a wealth of beautiful scenes to illustrate in your journal while on your trip to Brazil!!! Can't wait to see your journal entries.

Jeanie said...

I would love to do this! Please count me in. And have a wonderful time in Brazil -- sounds inspirational!

Naquillity said...

oh what a beautiful idea for your journal to travel... wishing you lots of cool drawings and inspiration. and hope you have a great time in Brazil. i'm guessing there'll be lots of inspiration to share with your journal while visiting... have a blessed and safe trip.

Magic Love Crow said...

Love the idea about the journal ;o) Brazil, wow! You are going to have a beautiful trip ;o)

Palomasea said...

A Very Healthy and Happy New Year to you as well, dearest Ana!! Thank you!:)

I am so excited for you...Brazil, wow! Enjoy every special moment!!

And a traveling journal...I think this is so brilliant...
There was a journal like this some time ago (I was honored to see it up close), but I believe that sadly it got lost in the mail at some point...I should inquire about that...
Ana, this is a magical thing. Seeing the beautiful bloggers/artists' works in front of me was so amazing...
The best of luck with this project, I hope many readers do participate! Although I'm not a professional artist, I would love to contribute something. :)

Warmest hugs and Bon Voyage!!
xoxo,
- Irina

Jess said...

I think this is a BRILLIANT ldea.
Jess xx

the only daughter said...

Your trip sounds amazing. And, I know I've indicated elsewhere, but wonderful idea. So excited to participate.