I am a fan of the Saturated Canary images
so brilliantly drawn by Krista Smith.
So fun to color and create with her images!
I follow her blogs and saw a post she wrote about
Now I remember Slam books (which were usually confiscated)
from junior high school, but this Smash concept was still new to me.
Or so I thought.
This is a composition notebook that I turned into
a scrap book of sorts quite some years ago.
Notice the custom electrical tape running down the left side.
Nice and durable construction. Electrical tape was my friend
way before I met duct tape.
Love the fancy layering and torn edges there too.
I think I used watercolor colored pencils to color that image.
She's a little thick just like her Mama.
Here are the templates to some of my tattoos.
I usually don't like to leave them behind for
portfolio flash - even though most of it's flash anyway.
Here is a page of drawings from my son, Gryphon
when he was a little guy.
Here are some clippings and fortunes and
miscellaneous artwork that I liked and collected.
Some of these are just comical if you know me.
Charm and courtesy are my middle names.
I had to get kitty in there. Believe me, she's got more than
a few pages devoted to her and her artwork/toys/etc...
The picture on the right is by one of my favorite artists,
He knew how to draw a real woman in comic form.
He also wrote the popular adult comic, Cheech Wizard
from the late 60's and 70's.
So there is my version of a SMASH book.
I was so ahead of my time on this one!
I've also likened this book to my Spellbook.
It holds so many bits of me and what I like and
hope to aspire to, and who I used to be and who I
I'd like to enter this into the giveaway on Krista's blog