converging // moving forward — words and art by {a-mazing} Tammy

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To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.
~Henri Cartier-Bresson

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sometimes

you need

a new perspective

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on your art

on your life

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look from far away

look upside down

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from different angles

in different lights

count the adjectives

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and perhaps the verbs

but only in present tense

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look at the reverse

yet move forward

no matter what

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.: about Tammy — mom of 2; self-taught artist + photographer. I paint in acrylics + watercolors, art journal, make stitched journals + draw mandalas. Daisy Yellow is a mix of quirky inspiration. Get started with Art Journaling 101. {p.s. she is also one of my very favorite artists ~stargardener} ;) Connect with Tammy here:

About this series: I am a collaborator … and a story-scribe. That is why I have invited art journaling friends to share images from their art journals. The focus of this series is visual expression {collage, doodles, painting, photography, music, etc.}. The mission of this series is to present a wide variety of art journal pages — different styles and media, utilized by women from a wide variety of personal beliefs and backgrounds.

Because planning and dreaming {envisioning} what we want for our {wild and precious} lives begins with creative expressions {and excavations}, Braveheart. And our choice of expression is unique and specific to each of us … Dare to experiment with various artistic techniques and discover what you enjoy, what expressions “feel” right for you — what allows you to creatively remove layers and uncover your dream seeds. ~stargardener


 

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