The Full Moon Spread

Technically, what I am about to show you is not my ‘official’ Full Moon art journal spread for this month…but it is something I did in collusion with the Full Moon energies.  This is actually the second of three spreads,  Each spread was done in a different journal, based solely on the whims of my Muse, for whatever reason.

The first spread was done in a journal too large to fully capture on the scanner bed–so I took photographs instead…and when I was editing and everything this afternoon…I actually couldn’t find the camera, so I figured this one needs to wait a bit longer before it is revealed.

The third spread, the ‘official’ Full Moon spread, is still in progress..and may be for a day or two, because if I thought sickness ruled the house earlier this week, I was wrong…it has now settled on me and is hitting me with a vengeance, so I am not pushing myself in any direction other than rest–and hot tea.

So…you are left with the second of three spreads today.

She is a step in a different direction for me.  I like that.  I like the idea of her.  I like where she is going.  I am happy with her.  I love how she turned out.

And yes, the left page is all background,  No focal image.  No writing.  No quote.  Nothing.  It’s supposed to be like that.  The background itself — that once spread across both pages–holds its own message for me.

Enjoy:

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Here’s the cropped version, of just Her.

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Milestone?

Once upon a time, years and years ago, I became The KnittingJourneyman.  I still use this moniker in a lot of places, like on ravelry.  It used to be my email address, my blog address, all sorts of things.  The KnittingJourneyman used to be my identity.  That was how I defined myself.  A journeyman, who was dedicated to knitting.  Among other things.

Slowly, over time, the knittingjourneyman mythos evolved, dissolved and has become…displaced…and other than slowly leaning into unfurling my mermaid’s tail, the one I have wrapped myself up in and hidden, not only myself, but the whole tail….I don’t know what else to tell you.

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I am in mid-shift.  It is an awakening…and a re-awakening.  It is a releasing–and an embracing.  It is a break-through and a break-free…it is a remembering…and a forgetting…

And when the new name appears…I will let you know…

I have taken this into my art journal, and my written journal, and I am still working on things.

Who knew, waiting for a new name to appear could take so much time and effort…especially for someone for whom such things usually come swiftly.  Apparently, there is more going on around and within me than I am aware of at the moment.