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Black Birds Dancing and Singing

Yet more green in my bible journaling!

Linking to **ART*JOURNAL*JOURNEY* - I have three shades of green on this page along with some purple, blue and yellow.

Sponged and stenciled the background, and drew the houses and birds on torn book pages.  I saved the pages from the little scary book worm who was eating them.  That was scary - I couldn't believe it - I have never seen one and it was in my house - no more buying old books until they are totally inspected.  Urgh!!!

The feathers are from DRS Designs - stamped on the page after my little handdrawn birds and houses were added with Gesso.  I watercolored them and then had to fix them a bit as they lost some definition.
Psalm 40 - praise for God and request for protection.  We need to do this constantly with the virus going around!  Super important to have that extra hedge of protection.




  1. Wonderful page, love the colour combination and the quirky birds. We really do all need extra protection just now! Have a great da Nancy, hugs, Valerie

  2. a wonderful journal! the song thank you is in all of us !!!
    Have happy Day, Elke

  3. Book worms are something special I love your quirky long leged birds ... what a lovely page!
    We are protected if we trust and live in LOVE.
    Happy weekend Nancy!
    Susi xxx

  4. Great page! I love those birds and the text!
    Alison x

  5. Another super page Nancy, I like your quirky images and great background.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  6. Fabulous page, Nancy. I love the background viisual texture and your cute drawings.

    Ewww ... you found a bookworm. I'd forgotten that there were such insects. Today the word makes me think of people who bury their noses in books. Who sees actual bookworms anymore ... except people who buy/collect old books for their art or their collection?

    Maybe your bookworn left lovely texture on some of the pages.

    Your psalm made me think of a phrase we might start repeating, "Pray healthy; stay healthy."

    Thank you for joining us at Art Journal Journey with this delightful green spread. Eileen xx

  7. Very cool page-I am loving it! Happy weekend Kathy

  8. A wonderful page and those birds do add some fun to the scene. Be safe and well. and thank you for linking your page to Eileen's theme at Art Journal Journey.

  9. Those black birds on the green look like they are having a blast. I think the coming of spring and all its glory is making them dance. Thanks for sharing with us at ARt Journal Journey. Hugs-Erika

  10. I apologize for visiting so very late, Nancy. I fear a few things have fallen through the cracks as I try to catch up after having internet woes for two days in a row.

    I LOVE these quirky, adorable birds. They are so sweet and sing a lovely message, too. Thanks beyond belief for sharing this lovely entry with us using Eileen's theme at Art Journal Journey.

  11. Oh what a wonderful page Nancy! I love the colors and the black birds are sooo cute!
    Tammy x


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