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Art Journal Journey e-zine Do you read the e-zine The Art Journal Journey? You should, it is really cool. I feel some of the pages are quite busy, but the content is inspirational and fun. I got a free issue a while back because I’m published in it. Marney emailed me and asked to include my blog post about Black backgrounds.

The May issue (#18) is over sixty pages jam packed with goodness, tutorials, articles and inspiration. This e-zine is created by Marney Makridakis of magic Artella Land. In the shop you can also find other art related publications.

Table of content of Art Journal Journey

The zine is all about ART: A – Advice and Inspiration for Creative Well-Being, R – Resources for Art Journalers (featuring product reviews especially relevant for art journalers) and T – Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Your Pages. It’s available for 7 USD from here. This is how my pages look in it;

Black acrylic background article

I really like the information tag Try this that you find on quite a few pages. Including “paper looking” items in print is so cool, I want to experiment with that in some form soon.

After being published in the book Craft Corp I think I need to be adding a page to the blog where I show all the various places that I am published at. I am always impressed and quite jealous when I see those kind of pages, but now the iHannaness is spreading in the world. I feel proud because mostly it has been me sticking out my nose and saying; Hey, look at what I’ve got!

Art Journal Journey page 40-41

schmap stockholm etnografiska Though sometimes you are asked to be featured, and that is an honor in its own way, knowing people like what you do. I only wish “the asking” would be followed by a pay check. That would be even more nice.

Schmap app

A while back I got a flickr message that a company wanted to use a photo of mine in their “app”. I did not get payed but my name and a link to my flickr page is featured with the photo, so I thought it was a fun thing to say yes to. My photo is from the Day of the Dead exhibition at Etnografiska in Stockholm. It is now featured in the app Schmap that I think you can download for free to your iPhone if you are a lucky owner (I wish i was!).

schmap of stockholm
Schmap has lots of maps in apps, this one is of Stockholm. Rather neat, huh?

If you are coming to visit the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, you should read iHanna’s guide to Stockholm (with just a few of my favorite places), and also Decor8’s great Stockholm guide by guest poster Joanna Swanson. Recommended!