Category Archives: Art journaling

ART JOURNALING is one of my favorite things to do. I fill my volumes with collage, paint, writing, ideas and experiments.

Arting in the Art Journal

When you work in book format, like an Art Journal, or any notebook, each page is a creation on its own. You can tear it out and frame it if you want to, but the point of it is not … Continue reading

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Hello Acrylics, Hello painted grid

Hello Acrylics, welcome out to play. I wish we could have a rendez vous every day you and me, but alas, it’s not happening. Actually it’s happening way too seldom these days. I know where you are and I should … Continue reading

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Book of Patterns

The desire to do something because you find it deeply satisfying and personally challenging inspires the highest levels of creativity, whether it’s in the arts, sciences, or business. Teresa Amabile One of the themes in my current Art Journals are … Continue reading

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Art Journal Close-ups

It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden In almost all of the art journal peeks that I share here you’ll see close-up photos. Sure, I like to include the whole page or … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek | Unapologetic

Christlike communications are expressed in tones of love rather than loudness. They are intended to be helpful rather than hurtful. They tend to bind us together rather than to drive us apart. They tend to build rather than to belittle. … Continue reading

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Endpapers, Frogs and a Pocket

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great. Niccolo Machiavelli I went back to my diamond stitched journal to add end-papers. The endpapers are the pages that consist of a double-size sheet folded, with one half pasted against … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Wing it Baby

The greater the contrast, the greater the potential. Great energy only comes from a correspondingly great tension of opposites. Carl Jung Wing it is means to do something with no preparation. That is the concept of my entire art journal … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Starburst

I believe that we learn new things by doing. If you want to learn how to be more creative, you’ve got to start doing something. It is really great to be allowed (in the form of classes, prompts or nudges) … Continue reading

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Diamond Stitch Art Journal

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn Trying something new to me, called the diamond x stitch. It is a bookbinding stitching method. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Winged things

Why do people say “grow some balls?” Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding. Betty White Winged things are flying in. They never seem to be travling in … Continue reading

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