Sunday, 2 January 2011

Sketchbook Project 2011 (post for Carmen!!)

I have now finished The Sketchbook Project journal and sent it off to America!
Carmen mentioned that she would love to see a video of the finished journal, and as I have no technical knowledge what so ever, Paige (please hop over and take a look at Paiges blog, she is a very talented scrapbooker, mini booker, card maker and now, video editor!) very kindly agreed to do the video. Paige videoed it last week and has spent the WHOLE day today editing it for me (I was there but wasn't much help!), putting all the poetry verses and music on. She has done a FANTASTIC job and I can't thank her enough!!
So, this ladybird production video is for you Carmen...enjoy!!

or view it here at YouTube
For this project I wrote two poems to help inspire my artwork. I have done one verse per double page, so that is what the scrolling text is because the verses are not that easy to read on some of the pages.
Big Hugs Paige x
Thanks for looking,
Sami x


Sarah said...

Great video Sam. What a great way to showcase your sketchbook. It is so impressive. Did you get it off in the post? Would love to hear how it goes and how many people check it out.

Happy New Year to you and your family


LadyBug said...

I'm really pleased the film came out so well :) and I enjoyed spending the day with you working on it. The book looks great!!!!! I will miss being able to come over and look through it (I know how hard it was for you to post it off this week) I hope it gets checked out loads :) bring on the next challenge!!!!!

Carmen said...

Oh wow Sam it's amazing! Thank you both for doing that and what an amazing thing to have as a reminder of your beautiful book.

Paige you did such a brilliant job :)

sorayaquartz said...

This is amazing sam. I cant wait to see what your next challenge is going to be. :-)

laurie said...

wow! i am so impressed with how beautiful your sketchbook is and how well it all goes together. it will inspire and awe many readers on the tour.
i would love to watch a video of how you create your journal pages. you are so talented.

Lorraine said...

what a fantastic video of your superb the poems and all the different types of sketches.

as for zentangles..thanks for your comments on my zebras..they take ages to do (you start off sketching a zebra then draw around it 3 times in a circle then fill in the gaps with all different patterns and hope your black pen doesnt run out.)

EVA said...

You're the first person I've seen who had the same (challenging) theme as I did.

Totally different take on it.

What an ansolutely beautiful story and sketchbook you created, Sam!! Just fabulous!!!

(And great video, all of you!)

Sherry Edwards said...

Your sketchbook is FANTASTIC Sam! Beautiful artwork and poetry and some very powerful images and words. Beautiful job and I'm sure it will be much admired and appreciated on display.

Paige did a great job on the video too!

jeanie g said...

Just read and watched your video. Abso;ute;y amazing. Be Proud!!!

Sandra Hall said...

Some pretty powerful words and images in your journal Sam. Very inspirational. Making the video was a good idea to record your wonderful work :) x

Dylan said...

Hey girlie, look at you !!! Fabulous stuff. specially lurve the first poem and pages. I dont think I would have been able to part with it, lol. x

Teresa said...

I've finaly worked out why I couldn't post my comments to you!! It's brilliant, you should be very proud of yourself, I am. Paige has done a great job videoing it, a superb keepsake, as you couldn't keep the original. xx

Sarah said...

How have I managed to not come across your blog before???

Thankfully our mutual buddy Carmen popped one of your journal pages on Pinterest this evening, and now here I am :)

I especially love what you did for last year's sketchbook project. I have signed up for this year's, are you doing it again?

anyway, it's fab to "meet" you, I will follow your blog from now on