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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

leonardo da vinci


today the 3 muses have the same theme as ajj...
and the Artist i Chose is Leonardo da Vinci.
and at moo mania&more for the next 2 weeks "anything goes"
the Background is gelli printed with a stencil. on the left side i made three blocks (> mix-it-monthly) on which i stamped leonardo´s drawing of a wing (he tried to develop flying machines).
the outcome of the stamp was a bit too dark, so i overstamped and embossed it in White (thanks for this reminder, Ulrike;))
 the "fake" vitruvian guitarist (origin unknown, found in the web) on the right side is on transparency, fixed with stamped washi tape. symbols are rub ons from ebay. text printed onto old ledger.
actually it was the vitruvian man which elizabeth had in her Collage recently who inspired me to make this spread.
text reads: the dream of flying; a master of many disciplines, a Genius of the 15th century. 


  1. Let's fly around and discover great things. Lovely. xox

  2. Ganz toll, Leonardo ist bei mir immer ein Favorit. Danke fürs Mitmachen bei AJJ, GLG, Valerie

  3. Herrlich.. die Flügel, die Struktur ..und besonders gut gefällt mir dads Du Rosa verwendet hast..ich hab in einer Biographie gelesen, dass Leonardo gern einen rosafarbenen Malerkittel getragen!(wer hätte das vermutet?)
    Danke für die Verlinkung zu AJJ und MMM--
    bin begeistert!!!
    Einen schönen Mittwoch wünsch ich Dir !

  4. Excellent pages paying tribute to the genius, Johanna!

  5. Stunning pages and wonderful that you have chosen such a master.

    Love Chrissie

  6. Oh Johanna. This is so clever. Of course I adore the vitruvian man because it is the entire piece, unlike my stamp. But I also LOVE the wing, because Leonardo is possibly as famous for his science work as he is for his art. You touched on both sides of his brain for this one. I am in AWE.

    Thanks also for the kind shout out, too.

  7. Mir gefällt ja immer dein Schuss Humor in deinen Arbeiten! Es ist nie langweilig!
    Liebe Grüße von Ulrike

  8. Beautiful spread. Like the layout and colours.

  9. I'm really enjoying this journal art, and reading about your fascinating techniques. Overstamping with white- a great idea for correction, all your text pieces and the colour blocking. Super fun to make, I suspect, and great to look at (especially when enlarged).

  10. Ein wunderschönes da Vinci-Werk, liebe Johanna.

    Danke für's Mitmachen bei MOO-MANIA & MORE

  11. An amazing spread in the style of Leonardo Da Vinci, Johanna, and I love your musical vitruvian man ... he made me smile.

  12. Das ist ganz toll,leonardo ist immer ein favorit vei mir.

    xxx Jeannette

  13. Fantastic pages, loved the over stamping details.

  14. Echt stark Johanna! Mir gefällt das komplexe, fabelhafte Werk. Die Flügel sind echt ne Wucht!

  15. Total schön - deine Journalseiten gefallen mir immer wieder gut.
    Diese DaVinci Doppelseite erinnert mich daran, dass ich noch Fotos von der DaVinci-Ausstellung verscrappen wollte.... :/

  16. Oh Deine Seite lässt mich wieder staunen Johanna! Man kann sich durch sie richtig in Leonardo hineinversetzen :) wie muss er sich wohl gefühlt haben, so viele Ideen im Kopf, da liegt fliegen wollen nahe ;) Die Flügel sind einmalig geworden!! Mix It Monthly ♥ Conny

  17. brilliant journal spread and great way to combine the challenges!

  18. Such a warm and colourful page. Fabulous!


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