She barged starry-eyed into my studio, jumping and dancing around… Mr. Rochester had asked Jane Eyre to marry him after all! To the utter satisfaction of my daughter!
It was nothing short from touching to see my teenage daughter swoon over a romantic novel dressed in a death-metal t-shirt. The contrast couldn’t be greater. A true moment to capture in my journal…
As it happened, my prancing daughter came at the exact right time. I had just bought the Art Bundle for Good for a proper amount of inspiration which contains Carla Sonheim’s 365 that I had just started (of 2017, mind you, behind the link you can find the 2018 version). I had just opened the first prompt, which was ‘pink clouds’. What better to catch with pink clouds than love? Or the romantic notion of it in the eyes of a teenager. I mean, I wasn’t going to crush her swooning heart by enlightening her over what was yet to come for Jane. She’s only halfway in the book, so this can’t be it…yet. But the moment was too pretty to let it pass by without recording it and the pink clouds fit perfectly.
A journal page that happens when your daughter reads Jane Eyre for the first time. The starry-eyed girl barged into my studio last night: “Yes!!!” She yelled, “Mom! Mr. Rochester asked her to marry him!!!” 😊😊😊 I can’t help but feel curious about how she’ll respond to the further unfolding of Jane and Mr. Rochester’s history…poor girl. But let’s keep her swooning for now…nothing cuter than a girl in a death-metal t-shirt on cloud 9 about a good book! #janeeyre #romantic #cloudnine #cloud9 #kiddiscoversenglishliterature #chicklitavantlalettre #artjournal #artjournalpage #kunstzinnigdagboek #mixedmedia #talens #mandyvangoeije