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« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2010 06:52:36 PM »

This is so beautiful. I am really into not tradition forms of memorialisation and memory (I did I thesis on it, I tend to ramble) and this just toatlly embodies that. I think i really taps into the ability for art to say the unsayable and that, I think, is why we all create!

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« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2010 07:41:22 PM »

This is a fabulous "not scrapbook" scrapbook page!  Very original with just the right amount of moodiness and mystery. you did a really swell job of showing us your brother Wulf, thank you Smiley

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« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2010 06:29:33 AM »

This is truly captivating.  Thank you for sharing such a provoking piece!

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« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2010 09:45:08 AM »

 You're very talented. I've always thought scrap booking had too much candy. It's nice to see some good food for thought thrown into the mix. Now I'm gonna have to go check out this craft along.

« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2010 05:40:57 PM »

How about a personal memo or quote in the lower corner.

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« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2010 06:32:10 PM »

This is great!  It's so personal and engaging (as it isn't immediately obvious what all you're commemorating. Even after reading this I have a hard time thinking "scrapbook" when I see it and rather thing "collage-ish".  I think you've finally put into words my aversion to "scrapbooking" as it seems to be defined these days... where are the scraps?  Not that I don't enjoy seeing other people's creations, because I truly do.  They are expressing their feelings about their lives their way and that's as cool as it gets, but there doesn't often seem like there is room for a moodier aesthetic. 

That said there are flat varnishes out there and you could top coat your acrylic paintings with them to make them matte.  I don't know if they're available at craft or art stores, but they do make and sell them for decorative/faux painters.  Golden Artist Colors has a line for decorative painters called Proceed (rather than Golden) and they have a matting additive, so maybe Golden does, too.

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« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2010 06:46:09 PM »

Ysmeine and MistressT, those are both excellent suggestions. A bit of text would fill that empty space better than a photo, because it wouldn't change the balance of the light/dark too much. And I hadn't thought of a matte finish. I could just mask out the photos and use a spray.

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« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2010 10:39:48 PM »

I love your work! It is not just any old run-of-the-mill scrapbook page it is art, pure and simple! Thank you for making scrapbooking more of an art form. 
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« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2011 05:51:04 PM »

You're so talented. I love how personal it trully gets.


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