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Experimenting with watercolours.


One of my current obsessions is the work by Marion Bolognesi. I find it so beautiful and so simply enchanting and it has been something I have wanted to try my hand at for a while. Having no idea how it actually worked, I set out with watercolour pencils, standing the journal up and just letting it dry.
It worked ok, but not how I imagined it. I do like the purple coffee cup one though and I think its because I drew the cup in ink and then used water.

After doing these two, I jumped online and looked other peoples work. What I found is that they probably used a mix of water colour pencils, paint and gouache to get the colours and streaks to appear more vibrant, so next time I will try it with those things.

Regardless, this was an awesome way to spend a rainy and cold afternoon.

Top Ten:

MOVIES:
1. A Walk To Remember.
2. Girl, Interrupted.
3. St. Elmo's Fire.
4. The Breakfast Club.
5. Almost Famous.
6. The Mighty Ducks Trilogy.
7. Aurora Borealis.
8. Charlie St Cloud.
9. Atlantis.
10. Across The Universe.


BOOKS:
1. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky.
2. It's Kind of a Funny Story - Ned Vizzini.
3. The Harry Potter Series - JK Rowling.
4. Looking For Alaska - John Green.
5. To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee.
6. Looking For Alibrandi - Melinda Marchetta.
7. The Beautiful and the Damned - F. Scott Fitzgerald.
8. Blue Like Jazz - Donald Miller.
9. The Tomorrow Series - John Marsden.
10. The Land of Stories - Chris Colfer.


TV SHOWS:
1. Glee
2. Law and Order: SVU.
3. Gossip Girl.
4. The OC.
5. Project Runway.
6. Dawson's Creek.
7. Firefly.
8. The Hills.
9. Sex and the City.
10. Charmed.


SONGS:
1. Walking in Memphis - Lonestar.
2. There's A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths.
3. For Emma, Forever Ago - Bon Iver.
4. Something - The Beatles.
5. Lost Continent - Thrice.
6. The Spring Awakening OBC.
7. Honey and the Moon - Joseph Arthur.
8. Secrets - Passion Pit.
9. Someday We'll Know - The New Radicals.
10. Empty Hands - The Art of Sleeping.
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