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Thursday, 1 January 2015

Art Journal Journey

Happy 2015 All, and a big thank you for the birthday greetings for today. I have so many lovely cards and things to 'play' with I have decided to stay in today and just enjoy them. The weather is dull and cold and tomorrow's forecast says sun so I will go out for a birthday meal tomorrow instead.

I was so pleased to see the return of the 'Inspired by the Masters' theme at Art Journal Journey as I loved it last time they had it. Wonderful to see all the ideas people had and the wonderful artwork entered.

This is one I had painted last time but forgot to post it so I have a early start on this month. Thank you Susi and Valerie for the wonderful blog where we can just express ourselves and share other ideas as well.


I just love the Rene Magritte leaf shaped trees and also the way that he often adds something very small against the backgrounds of his painting. My horse and rider are a bit big really but you get the idea.

Looking forward to joining in this year with more journal pages, both painted and digital

Thank you for calling in everyone. I hope you have a lovely day

Love Chrissie x

22 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Chrissie.

    Happy New Year to you too xxx

    Great pages and love your trees xx

    All the very best for 2015 and happy crafting xx

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  2. This is really lovely, I do like the blues and the horse and rider.
    Happy New Year! It's wild and windy here too.

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  3. Happy Birthday and New Year Chrissie.
    I love your journal page.
    xxx Hazel.

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  4. Fantastic project, love how you made this, and am so glad you are also a fan of René Magritte! Thanks for joining us at Art Journal Journey! Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

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  5. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR CHRISSIE!
    And a Happy New Year !

    I am so happy to have you with us over at Art Journal Joureny!
    I so love all your ideas and interpretations!
    Thank you for being a blog friend to me!

    That makes me really happy and I love with what you came up here...
    this trees are really awesome and I like the colors as well!
    LOVELY PIECE!
    xxx
    Susi

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  6. Today is your birthday dear Chrissie, so I'm going to sing for you ♪♪♫♪♫ Happy Birthday to you ♪♪♫♪♫ (it's a good thing you can't hear me, for I am a lousy singer, lol!) Have a wonderful day and may you have a great new year, too! Love your composition, it's soooooo cool! Hugs, Ira xox
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  7. Its a great theme - I am intending to do journalling this year! Shall be visiting you for inspiration . Nikki xx

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  8. Happy birthday, Chrissie, AND a Happy New Year too.

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  9. Fantastic artwork Chrissie! Happy 2015, wishing you all the best, Shirleyxx

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  10. Wow Chrissie this is wonderful, I learn so much by visiting your blog. Have a very happy birthday xx

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  11. Oh, Happy Birthday, Chrissie! I'm so bad at knowing things like that, but I should by now (it's not like this is a hard date to remember!).

    Love your Magritte pages, and so happy to hear you are wrapped up warm and enjoying some play time.
    Alison xx

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  12. Awesome page Chrissie, Love the leaf trees also the horse and rider.
    Yvonne x

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  13. Wonderful creation here Chrissie, fabulous design and gorgeous colour tones. HAPPY NEW YEAR AND A HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET BLOGGING BUDDY xxx
    {The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}


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  14. Happy Birthday, Chrissie! And many many happy more.

    Your journal page is quite lovely...nice work!

    Blessings sweet one,
    Marianne xo

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  15. happy birthday dear chrissie,your poage uits Amazing.
    wish you all the best for 2015.


    xxx Jeasnnette

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  16. hope your bday was fab and the new year will be, too!
    love your entry to the challenge.

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  17. This is beautiful Chrissie ! Love the blues ! Hope you had a lovely birthday ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  18. Love the colours of this one Chrissie! Your trees are just fabulous! Happy belated birthday wishes, I hope you had a wonderful day yesterday! until next time :)

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  19. Fantastic artwork and wonderful interpretation from Magritte,
    Happy 2015, wishing you all the best-

    Claudia

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  20. Loving those trees, Chrissie!

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  21. I love your page and your trees! Very pretty! :-)

    All the best, Steffie

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.