Hi all, and thank you for letting me join in this wonderful community. I'm Clare, some of the members here I already know from other internet forums or blogs and some I look forward to 'meeting' through our art. I have admired the work produced on this blog for a while, after being introduced to it by one of the members while doing a circle journal. I am a little in awe of the standard of work you all produce if I'm honest!
A little bit about me: I live and work in Northumberland, currently working in childcare in a Childrens centre, which is quite challenging at times but a whole load of fun and I love my job. Im 44, married with 2 children of my own (boys of 24 and 12) and one cat. I have been a scrapbooker for a lot of years and through forums i joined I discovered a love of mixed media and thats mainly what I do now. I recently was part of a music based circle journal which inspired me to start a series of canvas boards for my home based on favourite song lyrics. I have planned 5, and so far completed 2 (both of which are Beatles lyrics)
I also recently completed the largest project I have ever attempted, a 3' x 14" mixed media canvas I called 'Alphabetica' (so stolen that name!!) which I have hanging on my staircase and it inspired me to get in the craft room every time I walk up the stairs. It is not the easiest thing to photograph however!!
Here are just a few photos of entries I did in the rock circle journal, including an image of the cover of my own book, which I kept very simple.
I look forward to joining in with my first project on Collabor-ART :)