"FIVE" - our fifth By The Numbers Art Journaling Challenge
Skill Level: 2 - Budding
The fifth challenge for our monthly art journaling project is to use multiple techniques for creating texture with watercolors.
You can find instructions for several different technique on my Pinterest board here:
Don't forget to do some journaling on your page by writing down your thoughts using an idiom for the number "five". You can find a list of idioms here:
Just pick one that inspires your thought process and journal about it. I think the number theme of this project can add a fun element to your pages... you might want to use the respective number prominently in decorating your pages. Don't stop with a simple saying - that's just a prompt to get you started. Let the creativity continue to flow as you journal and decorate your pages. You have the entire month to complete your pages for this challenge.
Here are some idioms for "FIVE" to get you going...
- a good five-cent cigar
- bunch of fives
- five-finger discount
- Give me five!
- hang five and hang ten
- He wears a ten-dollar hat on a five-cent head.
- nine-to-five job
- slip someone five
- take five
- five-oh and 5-O
- high five
- low five
- five it
- a five-alarm fire
- take the Fifth
Don't forget... As a little incentive for this project, the moderators are offering the opportunity to win a prize for participating.
For each challenge in which you participate (there will be a total of 10), you will earn one entry into the random drawing to be held when the project is complete. The more entries you earn, the bigger the potential prize:
1-3 entries = prize value of $5
4-6 entries = prize value of $10
7-9 entries = prize value of $15
10 entries = prize value of $20
One lucky person will win a gift card to their favorite local craft store up to the value for which they qualified. More participation >> More chances to win >> Bigger potential prize! Plus... it will be lots of fun, too.
Skill Level: 2) BUDDING - Participants will be open to trying new ideas and materials, without necessarily being competent yet with their applications. Swap Hosts are encouraged to add the requirement of a technique or process such as creating texture, using crackle paint, doing photo transfers, painting with watercolor, etc.