Category: Art Journal

Category: Art Journal

Why I Journal (and a Peek into my Art Journal)

Beautiful and quick art journal ideas. Journaling and creating art is a great way to relieve stress and preserve memories. Here are some of my favorite recent art journal pages. If you want to get started art journaling, check out my new gratitude journal! A couple of nights ago I

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Peek Into my Art Journal

My Creative Habit for 2017 is very simple.  I’m just setting aside time to do some painting or drawing every day.  Usually this looks like a completed page in my sketchbook, but not always.  Sometimes it takes me 2 or 3 days to finish a sketchbook spread because time is

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A Peek Into My Art Journal

I had a blog post all ready to share with you today about what I’ve been creating in my sketchbook lately. I vividly remember saving it and even scheduling it to post this morning at 6am.  I remember this vividly because I was feeling super on-the-ball about it and that

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A Peek Into My Art Journal

I have become such a fan of daily creative practice over the past couple of years.  The experience of practicing a skill/ improving a talent has been so richly rewarding for me.  I no longer think, “I wish I was making more art.” without following up or actual pursuing that

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A Finished Art Journal

Earlier this week, I completed the final spread in a sketchbook.  It took me about 6 months to fill the book, though I wasn’t working exclusively in the same book during that time. It’s so fun for me to look back through my sketchbook and rediscover the pages I love.

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Peek Into My Art Journal: December 2015

I’ve been discovering what a stress relief it is for me to sit with my sketchbook for a few minutes each day and work on something that’s completely my own.  I don’t create these spreads with the thought that someday they could be prints in my shop or free printables

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Art Journaling with Kids: Doodle on Photographs

I’ve had the pleasure over the past few months to host and art camp for kids in our home.  It was an amazing experience and combined two of the things I love most: art and kids.  We had a blast making different projects each week and learning all sorts of

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A Peek Into My Sketchbook: Costa Rica Travel Edition

On our recent Costa Rica trip, I took along a sketchbook (naturally) and because of that these pages are somewhat adventure-themed. I drew the “Oh darling, let’s be adventurer’s” page on our flight.  Every time I look at it, I remember the anticipation I was feeling as we set off

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