I keep a wellness  journal.  I wanted to change its black cover to something in keeping with the theme.  So I made a simple cover out of a brown paper grocery bag (like what we did to our school books in the fifth grade).  I gessoed the cover and then started applying tissue papers in greens and yellows, and glazing it with gel medium.  I created a digital image out of a mandala I made a while back by adding the heart and the wings.  I affixed it and applied more glazes of gel, ink stamping, and water color crayon.   Here’s the result:

TWP (c) 2011