Sunday, July 6, 2008

2Peas: Sunday Blogger

hi bloggers.. your challenge today is journaling!! do you think you do enough of it? does it always relate to the story?

I do a lot of journaling. That does not necessarily mean I write a lot of words. But the words I write have meaning and provide context to the work I'm doing. The journaling is always incorporated into the design, is in fact, the basis for the design.

To me, the story is often more important than the photo or event. A photo or event without context is lost and after time doesn't hold up: it loses it's meaning. To have a beautifully crafted piece of work and no context makes little sense to me.

Plus: The "real" story behind a photo, painting, sculpture or artist, writer, crafter is often more interesting than something that can be assumed by the work or the person. I'm also a big supporter of getting the information from the source, it is often more interesting, and certainly, more true!

(Written while waiting on the Wimbledon Rain Delay - GAH. Virtually no rain all tournament and it pours today!)


Hoskins Family said...

That's why I started a blog, so I could write about our family more. It has been fun! Love you blog!

Midnite Scrapper said...

I love the picture you chose for your post today. I not only love to journal, but I love to collect beautiful journals and notebooks. Don't get me wrong, I love my blogger, but there's just something about taking pen to paper. I have loved it since I was young. Great post Lee.