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When I was a kid, my family spent every weekend in the summer camping in the mountains of Colorado. But I married a man who doesn't share my love of the outdoors and roughing-it so, that is that.
But when prompted by the Monday blog challenge at Simon Says Stamp to create a piece of paradise, I just couldn't help but paint a journal page about my ideal.
Nothing would make me happier than to pack up a home on wheels and spend the rest of my days traveling round the countryside.
I gessoed a two-page spread in my large Dylusions journal, penciled-in a sketch, went over it with magic marker, and used plain old craft paint for tint.
The only rule I followed regarding color choices is one I always keep in mind--warm colors appear closer than cool colors:
- The moon is white (cool)
- The windows in the camper are yellow (warm)
- The mountains are blue-ish purple (cool)
- The grass is olive green (warm)
It was more than the usual amount of fun to make because it struck such an emotional chord. I have to thank the Design Team at SSS for a great prompt this week!