In just about two weeks, the second round of workshops for the online art-making community 6 Degrees of Creativity will be coming to a close after our six months together. This time full of creative goodness has really flown by!
Here’s some “Top 10 6 Degrees of Creativity Goodness I Love” (in no particular order!) created from one of my SMASH Pads.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this offering, especially to the Instructors of 6 Degrees of Creativity 2: Hannah, Kelly, Sara, Fiona, and Magdalena who brought so much inspiration, encouragement, and connection with each of their workshops. Lotsa fun in the positive spirit of community, collaboration, and creativity!
Throughout my e-workshop in 6 Degrees of Creativity 2, I’ve worked on a variety of gluebooks including my twentytwelve on the go adventure file folder gluebook documenting my 2012 fun, a brown paper bag gluebook, and just finished another file folder gluebook dedicated to 6 Degrees of Creativity. It includes paper, notes, & mementos from community members or creative goodness inspired by the community.
Reflecting back on Creative Goodness for Gluebooks and member posts or images, it’s been such an artful journey about the different ways and ideas art journaling in the form of a gluebook can be used: on the go, in celebration of a special moment, or to focus on a meaningful theme or personal topic.
It has also been neat to see something as simple and ordinary as a file folder or paper bag be transformed into bookmaking art. Equally fun was to learn more ideas about what to use to glue and create for the outside cover, the inside pages, or what to stash in gluebook pockets.
You can see past posts featuring Gluebook Inspiration here:
One of my favorite parts of the 6 Degrees of Creativity 2 gluebook e-workshop was the paper stash swap and gluebook page exchange many community members participated in this past August and November. With much gratitude, I’m still using the fun and artsy paper goodies from the swap in my gluebooking! The swap & exchange was also a wonderful way to further connect to others from the workshop when making our art.
With 2013 approaching quickly, I’ve started to get a new SMASH Book (the Doodle Red one!) all ready to use for new year art journaling. One of the first things I glued on some SMASH tabs and dividers I’ve collected, were these playful paper elves from Lani Gerity. Very nice! Now I have some happy tabs! Thank you!
In January, you’ll be able to find my Creative Goodness with Gluebooks e-Book here to download (for free!) and use for gluebooking inspiration and fun! More coming soon…
Wishing everyone a joyful holiday full of creative cheer!