Colour Me Positive – Week 17

Welcome to Week 17.

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I find it odd that people tend to do something over and over again, exactly the same way, hoping to get a different result and wonder why the results are the same. I’ve been guilty of doing this. Have you? This week try doing something differently, if you’re wanting a different result. Good luck.

Extra Challenge:

For an extra challenge this week. Add text to your door. Write down all the things you could do differently to help you open the door you’re currently have your eye on.

 

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.

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Week 16 Challenge Prize: 

This weeks prize is a $15 gift voucher to use in Lulu Art Store.

I will draw a random name on Friday 5th May from those who have uploaded into the Week 17 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

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Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.

Wendy Burgess

Week 14 Prize Draw:

Today’s lucky winner is Wendy Burgess. Beautiful page Wendy. Congratulations.

 

 

 

 

 

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My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. Click the link below to view their latest free mixed media tutorials and interviews.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

Many items are arriving regularly at Lulu Art Store, but here are a couple of new items below. Visit the store to see more.

Some New Arrivals

 

Shopping from outside of Australia.

If you are outside of Australia you can order through Lulu Art store. Once you place an order I will calculate the cheapest possible shipping rate for you. You are under no obligation to complete your order, if postage cost is undesirable.

Please PM or email me at admin@luluart.com.au if you have an urgent questions.

Happy Creating,

Hugs,

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Live a Life Inspired

Hi Lulu Art Fans!

It is my time again to share with you my video which takes you through my process for the creating the below journal page.

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I had lots of fun playing with all the beautiful Art Supplies that I have. Sometimes it can be difficult to spare some precious time for yourself as there is always something that needs your attention but remember you are just as important and deserve some art time.

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It is time to bust open those paints and brushes, pour yourself a cup of coffee and join me in creating a journal page.

I hope you have enjoyed watching and would love to see what you to create.

But most of all don’t forget to LIVE A LIVE INSPIRED.

Prima Watercolour Pencils: Julie Nutting – Hair and Skin Tones, Spring and Fall

Prismacolor Pencils: Cobalt Blue Hue, Canary yellow

Creamcoat Acrylic Paint: Santa’s Flesh, Coral, Opaque Blue, Turquoise, Lisa Pink, Fuchsia, AC Flesh, Dark Flesh, Spice Tan, Black, Mendocino Red

Liquitex: White Gesso

Stazon Ink Pad: Blazing Red

Tim Holtz Distress Powder : Black Soot

Stencils: Tim Holtz Layering – LatticeworkTamara Laporte – Hearts and Stars, Circle Stencil

Stamps: Dylusions – Further around the edgeDonna Downey – Create to Breathe

Brushes: ½, 3/8 angle, 5, 10/0 round, Fine tip water brush, 16 Water colour brush

2B .7 pacer pencil

Mono zero eraser

.7mm white posca pen

Blending Stump

Stamp positioner

Sponge Finger Daubers

Tracing Paper

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Colour Me Positive – Week 16

Welcome to week 16. Today’s quote is about MUSIC.

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Extra Challenge:

For an extra challenge this week. Add some song lyrics to your journal pages.

 

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.

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Week 16 Challenge Prize: 

This weeks prize is a $15 gift voucher to use in store, for the lucky winner from Lulu Art Store.

I will draw a random name on Friday 28th April from those who have uploaded into the Week 16 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

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Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.

De White

Week 14 Prize Draw:

Today’s lucky winner is De White. Lovely work De. Love your colour pallette. Congratulations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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design-team-2017

My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. Click the link below to view their latest free mixed media tutorials and interviews.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

Many items are arriving regularly at Lulu Art Store, but here are a couple of new items below. Visit the store to see more.

Some New Arrivals

 

Shopping from outside of Australia.

If you are outside of Australia you can order through Lulu Art store. Once you place an order I will calculate the cheapest possible shipping rate for you. You are under no obligation to complete your order, if postage cost is undesirable.

Please PM or email me at admin@luluart.com.au if you have an urgent questions.

Happy Creating,

Hugs,

Kylie - Signature

Colour Me positive – Week 15

Welcome to Week 15. This week is all about BALANCE. With the Easter long weekend here, I thought this message was very appropriate.

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I don’t know about you, but I can not sit and do nothing. I can’t even watch T.V without art journaling at the same time. I always have a million things that need to be done.  Whether it be the hundreds of ideas in my head that I want to bring to fruition, or the household chores that are calling out to be done or my art business and customers that need my attention or the gazillion things you do for your family, especially as a Mum.

However, everyone needs to stop, relax and unwind every once in a while. It’s essential. You’re no good to anyone if all you do is go, go, go, all of the time. Burnout usually follows if you don’t allow yourself the time to relax, unwind, reset, chill out, de-stress, clear your mind, refocus, etc.

So take the time this long Easter weekend to step back from the hustle and bustle of your daily life and rest up. The world will not come crashing down if you stop for a breath. If you can’t do it for yourself, do it for the people around you.

I hope you have a wonderfully relaxing, but very creative Easter long weekend.

Extra Challenge:

For an extra challenge this week. Why not write a list of all the things that you do or that need to be done and prioritise them, so that when life goes back to normal, after this long weekend, you are in a better, more organised state to begin again from.

Try using this list as collaged pieces in your background or write them straight onto your journal page.

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.

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Week 15 Challenge Prize: 

This weeks prize is a $15 gift voucher to use in store, for the lucky winner from Lulu Art Store.

I will draw a random name on Friday 21st April from those who have uploaded into the Week 15 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

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Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.

Sharon Ettwell

Week 13 Prize Draw:

Today’s lucky winner is Sharon Ettwell. Lovely work Sharon. Look at all those papers. This is a beautiful journal spread. I love it. Congratulations.

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design-team-2017

My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. Click the link below to view their hard work.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

Many items are arriving regularly at Lulu Art Store, but here are a couple of new items below. Visit the store to see more.

Some New Arrivals

 

Shopping from outside of Australia.

If you are outside of Australia you can order through Lulu Art store. Once you place an order I will calculate the cheapest possible shipping rate for you. You are under no obligation to complete your order, if postage cost is undesirable.

Please PM or email me at admin@luluart.com.au if you have an urgent questions.

Happy Creating,

Hugs,

Kylie - Signature

Colour Me Positive – Week 14

Welcome to Week 14. This week’s quote is about Never Giving Up.

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I think this quote is self explanatory. No matter what you’re going through, no matter where you are, no matter how desperate the situation may feel, NEVER GIVE UP.

What seems to help me is reminding myself that things could ALWAYS be worse. There is also something to learn from every situation, even if it’s too painful or difficult to see at the time.

There is ALWAYS a silver lining, but unfortunately it’s only during reflection, which can even be years later, are we able to see it. If you can’t see it, then you may need to change your perspective. It reminds me of the saying ‘Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’. This is so true.

Never give up!!!!!

If you have any suggestions on how you would like to see this challenge develop, please don’t hesitate to let me know either by commenting on this post or emailing me at admin@luluart.com.au.

Extra Challenge:

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.

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Week 14 Challenge Prize: 

This weeks prize is a surprise pack of goodies, for the lucky winner from Lulu Art Store.

I will draw a random name on Friday 14th April from those who have uploaded into the Week 14 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

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Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.

Jan Pendergast

Week 12 Prize Draw:

Today’s lucky winner is Jan Pendergast. Lovely work Jan. Wow! Look at all that texture. I just want to feel it. Congratulations.

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design-team-2017

My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. Click the link below to view their hard work.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

Many items are arriving regularly at Lulu Art Store, but here are a couple of new items below. Visit the store to see more.

Some New Arrivals

 

 

Shopping from outside of Australia.

If you are outside of Australia you can order through Lulu Art store. Once you place an order I will calculate the cheapest possible shipping rate for you. You are under no obligation to complete your order, if postage cost is undesirable.

Please PM or email me at admin@luluart.com.au if you have an urgent questions.

Happy Creating,

Hugs,

Kylie - Signature

Colour Me Positive – Week 13

Welcome to week 13.

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Do you put your own happiness in the hands of others? Do you let the mood of others bring you down? Everyone is not happy 100% of the time and sometimes this unhappiness can certainly effect everyone around you.

This quote to me, means bringing your own happy state with you, no matter what state others are in around you. I feel it’s about not letting others drag you into their less than happy world or less than happy moment.

I know first hand how hard it is to remain upbeat and smiley when a strong, negative, unhappy force enters the room, especially if it is a regular occurance. It can be very tiring. But it all comes down to choice and working hard to stay strong in your choice.

Try not to let the negativity or unhappiness of others rub off on to you. Otherwise, make better choices in regards to who you surround yourself with, if possible.

May your sunshine always shine. xo

If you have any suggestions on how you would like to see this challenge develop, please don’t hesitate to let me know either by commenting on this post or emailing me at admin@luluart.com.au.

Extra Challenge:

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.

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Week 13 Challenge Prize: 

This weeks prize is a surprise pack of goodies, for the lucky winner from Lulu Art Store.

I will draw a random name on Friday 31st March from those who have uploaded into the Week 13 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

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Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.

Cheryl Ogilvy
Week 11 Prize Draw:

Today’s lucky winner is Cheryl Ogilvy. Lovely work Cheryl. I’m loving the textured background. Congratulations.

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design-team-2017

My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. Click the link below to view their hard work.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

Many items are arriving regularly at Lulu Art Store, but here are a couple of new items below. Visit the store to see more.

Some New Arrivals

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Shopping from outside of Australia.

If you are outside of Australia you can order through Lulu Art store. Once you place an order I will calculate the cheapest possible shipping rate for you. You are under no obligation to complete your order, if postage cost is undesirable.

Please PM or email me at admin@luluart.com.au if you have an urgent questions.

Happy Creating,

Hugs,

Kylie - Signature

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Colour Me Positive – Week 12

Welcome to week 12.

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Did you know that some things you do today, may have an effect that will not be visible until years later? The first thing that comes to mind is raising children.

The seeds of today are your children. What you teach them, what values you instil in them, etc.

The flowers of tomorrow are your children as adults. What happens in the life of a child may influence their development in some way, shape or form, but it’s not until they grow up and become adults do we truly see the people they have become.

There are many other examples for this quote. What comes to mind for you?

This week I challenge you to start your journal pages off with collage of flowers. Why not try using a bright happy colour?

You can see Dani Chaote’s take on this quote in her free mixed media tutorial here.

If you have any suggestions on how you would like to see this challenge develop, please don’t hesitate to let me know either by commenting on this post or emailing me at admin@luluart.com.au.

Extra Challenge:

For those of you who would like daily or alternative prompts, I have prepared a Daily Journal Prompt List. You can find it in the Facebook Group under Files.

Wanting to know more about Colour Me Positive Challenge visit, The Introduction Post.

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Week 12 Challenge Prize: 

This weeks prize is a surprise pack of goodies, for the lucky winner from Lulu Art Store.

I will draw a random name on Friday 31st March from those who have uploaded into the Week 12 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

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Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill,  you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw.Sally Miller

 

Week 10 Prize Draw:

Today’s lucky winner is Sally Miller. Lovely work Sally. Congratulations.

 

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design-team-2017

My Design team have been hard at work preparing content for you to enjoy. Click the link below to view their hard work.

Artist Interviews & Free Mixed Media Tutorials

Many items are arriving regularly at Lulu Art Store, but here are a couple of new items below. Visit the store to see more.

Some New Arrivals

These Dylusions stencils would make great backgrounds.

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Shopping from outside of Australia.

If you are outside of Australia you can order through Lulu Art store. Once you place an order I will calculate the cheapest possible shipping rate for you. You are under no obligation to complete your order, if postage cost is undesirable.

Please PM or email me at admin@luluart.com.au if you have an urgent questions.

Happy Creating,

Hugs,

Kylie - Signature

Lulu Art Supplies Store

Kylie Fowler Website