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Friday
Jul232010

Points of Two - Week 28...

Hello and welcome to week twenty-eight of the Points of Two Project!  This week Kira and I decided to do a creative writing exercise for our journaling and it was a lot of fun.  I found this site called Story Spinner Online and it gives you the starting points for your story.  We have ten minutes to write whatever comes to mind.  Here is the one I used:

Setting for the story: at a bazaar
Starting phrase for the story:  I had a captive audience so I
Four words we had to use in the story:  zest, generosity, poison and dissonance

My goofy story:

“I had a captive audience so I  took my zest for life and hopped onto the antique sidebar for sale at the bazaar.  I’m a terrible singer but the dissonance between my peppy personality and scratchy vocal chords made for a silly song.  The audience grew and my generosity increased as I broke out into dance to match my song.  The crowd went wild with excitement. I felt a rush through my veins and took it for an extra dose of energy.  I was mistaken as the feeling of poison grew in my veins.  Suddenly the heat of the day zapped me and I crashed to the concrete, knocking over the tiny rocker in my way.  That rocker cost me $120 bucks but the applause was well worth it!”

Have a  blessed day!

Roben-Marie

 

 

 

{Visit Kira's blog to read more about her journal page!}

Reader Comments (14)

I'm just loving these and look forward to the next one! I still think you should publish them somehow.

July 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJane Eileen

Lovely to see the process video - of how it all comes together! Thanks for sharing!

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlinda

It's always fun watching you create a journal page. By the way, I've been enjoying looking at your mail arts. Thanks for sharing!

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermae

Fun story, love the journaling.

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKathryn Dyche Dechairo

another great journal page. i love watching your work. please keep showing us these videos. they are great inspiration!

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermaryk

What is the pen do you use to write on your art journals? looking for a good pen.
Loved your scraps lol

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJana Oliveira

Hi Roben-Marie
Your vid was awesome. I love watching others bring their pages to life. Thanks for sharing your process and inspiration.

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSusie LaFond

This looks like a lot of fun. Thanks so much for sharing with us. I love the pages.

July 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBecca

Hi Roben Marie - as you know I have been following you on flickr and NOW on vimeo - I love your work (probably marked every single one of your collages as a fav on flickr). I just watched your above video and I have to tell you it was so fun to watch. THe fast speed setting reminded me of myself when I do collages - I feel like I wam working in a frenzy just like in your video. I seem to have the same thought proces as I work through my collages - right down to the clear plastic bags full of bits and pieces - i do the same.
Really enjoy your work - stop by and see me some time
C

July 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercathyb

Me again - I forgot to ask you - what brand are the pastels you are using in your video - they look soft - I have bought so many and can't find ones with the softness I want but these look great - what are they?

July 25, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercathyb

Awesome - Love the journal page and the video. A highlight of my day.

July 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJeni

loved watching your video !! !very inspirational !!

July 27, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersonja

i just wanted to say THANK YOU for posting all your videos. i really appreciate you letting us watch your process. it inspires me and gives me lots of ideas i stash in my 'metal to-do-list.'

August 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterira lee

I loved seeing the way you create a page. I'll be back to look through your archives. Your work is inspiring. Thank you.

August 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDaria

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