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Before you Start, create a Warm Up Collage

If you’re feeling stale and uninspired, in body or soul, you need to start with some warm up exercises, to get you going. I think this is one of the stumbling blocks when making art (or trying to restart it … Continue reading

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Art Journal Challenge | Remake an Old Art Journal Page of Yours

I found an old page from my own Art Journal and did a new version of it. Then I made a third version of it. Now I challenge you to try this too, and share your process with all of … 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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List Writing Prompt: I Heart (♥) This

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are [daughters] of one religion, and it is the spirit. Khalil Gibran I ♥ a lot of different things, … Continue reading

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New Year Inspiration | Word Collage Prompt

My current diary will be full in just a few pages. I thought I’d pick a new one for January, but there are still a few white pages left in this one that I want to fill. I mostly write … Continue reading

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Video | Fun Beginner Ideas for Art Journalers

I found this video on YouTube and I thought I should send it to my friend who I have converted into art journalers this summer. So Christina (and mom!) this is for you especially, and anyone else who is a … Continue reading

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Monoprinting Experiments

I’ve been watching a few fun videos about how to use a gel printing plate. I’m not sure what makes such a thing special or if it’s sold here in Sweden but I just imagined any surface where the paint … Continue reading

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Every Artist Needs a Scrap Notebook

When you don’t know where to start or what to do with your collage scraps, a Mini Scrap Notebook is the perfect place, get into your scrap inbox and start filling one. Mine is a small spiral bound book that … Continue reading

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Working on Loose Art Journal Pages

When I started art journaling I used spiral bound books found in the book shop. Loved those journals! Then I moved on to altering vintage books, something that I still love. The way I fill a page varies with day … Continue reading

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Drawing Exercise: A Yellow Bird

Iíve heard it said that every day you need half an hour of quiet time for yourself, or your Self, unless youíre incredibly busy and stressed, in which case you need an hour. I promise you, it is there. Fight … Continue reading

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