Favourite Poems and Quotes is the theme for this months challenge at Art Journal Journey.
I decided to use The Rhyme Of The Ancient Mariner for my page, it's a poem that I remember doing for my exams at school.
There's a very small line drawing at the end of the poem in my book, so I adapted it for my page. I drew the design and painted the sky and sun with acrylic paint. I painted the sea with acrylic paint and then sprinkled turquoise and emerald green brushos on it, then I gave it a spray of water. The ship and albatross were painted with acrylic paint and I drew lines on the sea to show that there wasn't a wave in sight. I decided to put the albatross in the picture even though by the time the ship was becalmed he'd been killed by the ancient mariner.
Here's a close up of the verse.
I was going to use the verse "Water water everywhere" but decided the one I used was more apt.