Sunday, 5 January 2014

Journal Fodder 365 - Prompt #33


 A new year and a new chapter in Journal Fodder 365. The first prompt in the chapter called 'symbolically speaking' is attributes.


The idea is to think about yourself as a product or a company - what sort of logo would you have? What symbols represent you?


I thought about what attributes I have and a tortoise was the thing that came to mind. I tend to plod rather than race, taking small steps and working at things steadily. I'm rather self-contained, pulling my head in when the world becomes too much and I feel a need to retreat. In terms of colours, too, the tortoise is fitting. I'm not a 'colourful' personality, flamboyant, or the life and soul of the party. No, the muted colours of tortoises and the subtle beauty of their shells, that's more like me. I can easily blend in to the background - and it's what I prefer :)


If you had to pick a symbol for yourself, what would it be?


6 comments:

  1. Wow Tracy, not only a beautiful spread, but also a very profound one. I love tortoises but they don't match with me. What a pity! I have to think about what I would be. It's an interesting question!

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  2. just fabulous Tracey! I love this! I love turtles and snails .. and hope to become a turtle or a snail in my next life!

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  3. I love your tortoise and the flowers, they made me smile and then think! I don't know how I would describe myself, will have to think about this one. Thanks so much for your comment - I had to add my link twice and can't delete the one that's not working!

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  4. This is WONDERFUL, love all the soft layers!

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  5. Love your happy tortoise and the gray flowers under the red one. I'm not sure what I would choose for a symbol. I do like birds a lot though.

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  6. I am thrilled that I found your blog through Julie Fei-Fan Balzer! Your journal page is so unique, and I'm in love with the colors! Very well done. I blog too: http://www.schulmanart.blogspot.com if you want to check it out!

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