Annette Graves
  • Female
  • Lubbock, TX
  • United States

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Annette Graves replied to Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Oh it depends on my mood, I certainly have enough cardstock for sure. I use to go to the scrapbook conventions and they would sell tons of paper for like $5 and I of course had to buy it.  I think I can open a store with it.  So when I…"
May 14, 2012
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"Love the colours and energy of this AJ page.  And you incorporated good ole Roy Rogers into the piece.  Excellent choice!  Now who doesn' like Roy Rogers and I have to tell you that as soon as I saw the musical notes you…"
May 14, 2012
Susanne Skene liked Annette Graves's photo
May 14, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Suzanne love love your saying and bet  the feeling came from the heart.  I use wc paper or pages glued together in a book with gel medium and the gessoed on top of it.  I figure you get enough of our stuff on the pages they will…"
May 14, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Mary Hicks's discussion Quote Corner in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Love your cards Suzanne.  "
May 8, 2012
Annette Graves liked Sue Pownall's group Realism
May 7, 2012
Annette Graves commented on Laura Thykeson's group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"I so agree Suzanne and Amanda, love it that there are no rules at all, these best of two worlds .  "
May 7, 2012
Annette Graves commented on Laura Thykeson's group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Mary M. Here is the second journal I made like with the rings.  Hope it is ok that I put on here, if not I will go to the back of the classroom.  I just used ribbon/lace instead of the rings on this one.  xo"
May 7, 2012
Annette Graves commented on Laura Thykeson's group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"The first one I did was with the rings you get at the office supply, used some chipboard from the back of a watercolor tablet and then some heavy "scratch board paper with gesso on it.  I was good to go and then decorated the outside of…"
May 7, 2012
Annette Graves commented on Laura Thykeson's group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Yes what Amanda said.  When I first started doing this fun adventure, I thought the same thing, think I have been doing it almsot 2 years, I think.  Anyway I figured that out, play to your little heart's content, experiment with…"
May 7, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Mary Hicks's discussion Quote Corner in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"I have quotes I collect in a hand made journal a dear friend gave to me and then on each page have done artwork.  So it is my treasure book.  I dray and paint and watercolor on it and combine the two  together.  "
May 3, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Magaret, cats are certainly an animal of their own being.  Having minds of their own.  We had a wonderful kitty for 17 years, could not have asked for a better cat.  We have inherited now Jewel and then the sweet rescue dog Libby so…"
May 1, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Thanks yall, they are wolves but just a wild dog of sorts, no problemo.   xo"
May 1, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Here is my duo art journal page,  thanks Amanda for being encouraging all.   "
May 1, 2012
Annette Graves replied to Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages in the group Art Journalers - Altered Books
"Suzanne and Amanda, I do believe the pages are different but both are true to your heart.  I have always thought that art journaling has no rules and that is the fun part of it and we always encourage each other.  You two have done this in…"
May 1, 2012
Annette Graves liked Amanda's discussion Art Journal Pages
May 1, 2012

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At 4:58am on June 17, 2011, Laura Thykeson said…
Hello Annette! Welcome to the Art Journalers - Altered Books group! Glad to have you...we will be having monthly prompts if you are interested, and be sure to show off those pages in the groups appropriate places!! Let me know if you have any questions or comments about the group!
At 1:11pm on June 16, 2011, Suzanne Vadnais Monson said…

Welcome to the Art Colony, Annette.  If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art.  Above all, enjoy the site! 
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At 12:24pm on June 16, 2011, Marilyn Parigian said…
Welcome to my Texas sister ♥
At 10:05am on June 16, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Annette, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

It was great to see your beautiful art on your website. Kindly note that The Art Colony doesn't allow photography and we have guidelines in place for digital art that you can read about here: http://community.art-is-fun.com/notes/Digital_Art_vs_Photo_Editing

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We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see more of your art. :)

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