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The Red Color Chaos Journal

Today's post is very RED and it's amazing, if I do say so. Now, Red isn't on of my "go-to" colors, but this was Sharon's red journal in our Color Chaos Journal Collab, and her favorite color is red, so I went for it. It was definitely a challenge, but a fun one.

Sharon hinted that she wouldn't mind if I altered the cover. I didn't want to do too much to cover it up, so I just added the "Art is Freedom" saying and an arrow. Easy peasy.

For my first page, I actually started with just the right side of the spread, paint the background and quote. Then I decided to do something to the left page and the fox girl is what showed up on my page after a bit of sketching.

I am making it a goal to do at least one galaxy or space page in everyone's journal. Yeah, I may be a bit obsessed, but space is so magical! I cut the girl and the mountains out of a Colorado travel brochure and painted on the galaxy + quote.

This next page is almost too simple for me, but at the same time I love it. And it is extremely true for me. I have a cup of tea in my hand all day long.

I used a red dual brush pen by Tombow for the lettering.

I love adult coloring books (who doesn't though?) and I had been coloring these birds in one of my coloring books. I decided to add them here into the journal.

And for my last page in the red journal, I got a my acrylics out to paint on this artist hand. My hands look like that nearly every day...

The "starburst" is a cut up gelli print.

You can learn more about our Colored Journals and see my pink journal here.

If you have a couple of minutes, be sure to stop by the rest of the Color Chaos Gang's blogs!

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  1. Red is my favorite. I really love this work!


    1. The truth is that both of my hands currently look like that. :D

  3. I <3 the red journal! it looks so amazing !!!

    1. It's going to be so awesome when finished!

  4. I love ALL of these! I have said it and I will say it again (and will continue to say it)...YOU ARE SO TALENTED! (Yes, I screamed it...cuz it's SO VERY TRUE!)
    I have an adult coloring book but I got bored w/ it; never thought to use it on an "art journal" page though...
    Thanks for giving me an idea of another way to use it!

    1. THANK YOU! (I screamed because you're such an amazing supporter and I so appreciate all your loving comments!)

    2. Bahahahahaha! This made me chuckle! ;0)

  5. Your pages are so great! I'm not a big red fan, but these are wonderful! Your galaxy pages are always so magical.

    1. Thank you, Kayly! Galaxies are my favorite.

  6. Wow - they all look amazing & so different, my fav has to be the foxy lady...just fabulous!

  7. Love your pages! What a fun project!!!


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I'm Katie, the artist behind the blog Punk Projects. I love everything crafty, I drink tea all day long, I'm a bit of a nerd, and I usually have ink or paint on my hands.

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