Art Journaling Leads to Paintings

detail of painting below, Valerie Sjodin© The finished paintings below are approximately the size of a full sheet of watercolor paper, 22″ x 30″. The first journal with the nighttime 2-page spread image measures 8 ½” x 11″. I made a number of changes to the painting, trying to maintain the feel of the journal page while improving composition etc. The second one below, from a horizontal journal measuring 7″ x 10″. As you can see, in the daytime one, I pretty much copied the journal page with minor adjustments for the larger format, leaving out the text.  When I worked on… Read More