A little found poetry did not go as expected on this art journal page. I had high hopes for it since I was using a page out of a Danielle Steele novel. Turns out…I don’t know Jack but I do know how to play and have fun!
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Where was the best place to put this on the page? Anywhere! Since I had no plan what so ever, it didn’t matter where I put it. The important part was to glue it down and play. All that white space was an invitation to play.
I searched for words or phrases that popped out to me from a randomly chosen page from a book to create a bit of found poetry. I expected something a bit racy…after all it was a Danielle Steel novel.
Here are the words that called to me, ” Jack was cautious. She asked me if I had something in common. An easy smile she said. She couldn’t argue with that.” Not exactly Pulitzer worthy. In fact, it really doesn’t make much sense now but it did in the moment.
All that kept going through my head was, “You don’t know Jack.” Did this mean Jack Sparrow or Black Jack Randall (I’m finally caught up on Outlander)? I don’t know, since I really don’t know Jack.
Apparently time passes more slowly for me when waiting for anything to dry. Waiting just a minute or so felt like weeks with that white ink so some quick blotting sped up the process and shortened the wait.
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