Tag Archives: the art journaling life

Kawaii Art Journal

I think a pretty journal or notebook cover is important, because it makes you use the book even more. When you want to look at it from the outside, you also want to open it up and work in it! … Continue reading

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Last Minute Art Journaling Thoughts

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.Mae West

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How to close your bulging journal

Every man [and woman!] should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first … Continue reading

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The Jardin Lime Art Journal

Time to dive back into the pile of fabric that was the foundation for the Campervan bowling bag and the Owl tote (both x 2 because it was a collaboration with my mom, and we now have matching sets of … Continue reading

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Week in the Life | Sunday Creativity

I started the day by making myself a cup of coffee when I woke up. And last Sunday was the last day of the documentation project Week in the Life! I took that day to document some of my creative … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Popular Posts about Art Journaling & Collage

Last Friday I posted my personal Favorite Topics to Read about on other people’s blogs. Today it’s time to give my own blog some Link Love, or at least highlight some popular posts I’ve written so far this year. And … Continue reading

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Acrylic Solutions Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer

Have you seen this book, Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer, yet? I’ve just finished reading it and I want to recommend you to check it out. To paint with acrylics you don’t need a tutorial or how-to … Continue reading

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Creative Lettering – Techniques & Tips from Top Artists

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. Graham Greene If … Continue reading

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The Quick Way to Learn How to Draw a Face

We are all drawn to faces, and we draw faces all the time in our art. You want to draw a pretty face, right? Me too. But it’s not as easy as you think, right? Wonky eyes, doll like mouth … Continue reading

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When Loose Pages come Together

I love working in a handbound or altered book for Art Journaling, it’s awesome for so many reasons. But also, I’ve found working on loose pages gives me something else. I even named it A Favorite Method of Art Journaling … Continue reading

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