Daily Archives: 29 . May . 2005

Color Journaling

My first layout in Doreen Grozinger’s color journal
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I’ve been working in Doreen Grozinger’s color journal, who chose copper, turquoise and ultramarine as her theme colors. I’ve finally completed the spreads, and love the results. I wanted to play with ‘interactivity’ with these pages, and decided that I’d make a page that would have an overlay of transparencies over it, which would change the look and feel of the page.

Detail of copper and transparency pocket in Doreen Grozinger’s color journal

I love pockets, and couldn’t resist using some copper mesh I have… and the ever-present eyelets. I inserted a tag that I’d decorated.

My second layout in Doreen Grozinger’s color journal

My final page is also ‘interactive’ in that it has a transparency pocket that slides out to properly reveal the image below. I started these layouts with two images that I found in my stash. Turquoise brought to mind the Caribbean sea off the coast of Mexico (or Cuba, for that matter). The other image is so contemplative; I wanted to build a ‘secret garden’ around it.