Sunday, January 7, 2018

Winter Sun

What better January adventure than to have a beautiful winter day? It's a  still cold  today, but not as bad yesterday. We are suppose to get over zero degrees Fahrenheit today, and even into the double digits. I think the hubby and I are off to check in on my mom and bring her the bathroom supplies she needs at her assisted living. But since I've been home the last couple of days I think the change of scenery might be nice. And it should be toasty warm in the car. :)
So my art piece today is a study in white space. I am not very good at leaving white space, and today I have a simple page. The background was made when I wiped off a stencil, and then I painted the sun and stamped both the crow and the quote. The crow's branch was a little short but it was an easy fix with a black Sharpie.
I am linking up to the New Year:New Adventure theme over at Art Journal Journey. Thanks to all of you who have joined the fun, and if you haven't had any adventures yet, maybe it will soon be time for you join us? We'd love to have you!
Enjoy what's left of your weekend.


froebelsternchen Susi said...

I love this white space - snow inspired sun adventure bird page! Fabulous!
Have fun visiting your mom - make a photo for me!
Thank you for your wonderful hosting of the AJJ month - I loved what you wish we can to with our days and time... a perfect solution!!!
You should patent this idea! GREAT!
Happy Sunday !
oxo Susi

Valerie-Jael said...

Your page is gorgeous, ma fave till now. Glad the weather is being a little kinder to you, hope this trend keeps on. Keep warm and stay safe! Hugs, Valerie

Jeanie said...

This is a wonderful quote and I really love your interpretation. I heard on the radio (and I'm sure I wasn't still asleep) that it might be 42 next week? I don't believe them but a girl can hope!

Divers and Sundry said...

It's gray here today, so your bird singing in the winter sunshine is just the bright spot I need :) Thx!

Caty said...

This page is absolutely adorable Erika !! I love so much the winter days, they are very special, enjoying with the family, friends, hot drinks... love the little crow. Great !!
Very happy evening, hugsss & kisses

CJ Kennedy said...

It's amazing what a degree or two above zero, and no wild winds to drive the wind chill temps so low you can't see the red in the bottom of a thermometer, can do. Hope you have a nice visit with your mom.

Oh, and I have an answer to the quote question. What fire could ever equal the sunshine on a winter's day? The sun on the First Day of Summer! 164 days to go :-D

Meggymay said...

Its a fabulous page, I could do with a share of the winter sun, which looks great against the white background. It is a lovely quote.
Yvonne xx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I hope you had a good visit with your mother and got supplies to her. Guess that means school will be in effect tomorrow.

I think you did a great thing with white space. I have trouble with that, too. I'm trying to learn, but it's aways hard. Your journal page made me feel a bit warmer, or was that my heater (grin)? Thanks for sharing this warm and welcoming art with us at Art Journal Journey, dear Erika. You are a creating machine, dear!

pearshapedcrafting said...

With that Wintery scene - even with the sun - I hope the bird can keep warm! Hope your journey goes well! Hugs, Chrisx

peppylady (Dora) said...

Our cold spell was last half of December. The snow been melting now. When I was younger snow and cold didn't bother me as much.
Coffee is on

Let's Art Journal said...

Wow, this is a stunning page! I love your use of white space and the quote is fabulous 😁. I hope you enjoyed your visit with your mom too! Have a great day! J 😊

Rike said...

This is a beautiful page with this warm yellow sun - and the bird tells us a very clever quote!