Category: Journals

Category: Journals

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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Watercolor Art Journal With Kids

The kids and I made simple, but high-impact sketchbook pages this week.  This project is excellent for playing with watercolors. Use it to practice blending colors, or try out other watercolor techniques on a small scale. (Sprinkle salt over the squares after you’ve painted them, color with white crayons before

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My First Month Bullet Journaling

If you’ve been reading here for any length of time, you know about my obsession with lists and goals. I’ve used many different planners over the years: everything from a blank notebook that I stamped the date in for each day, to the planners I designed myself, to attempting to

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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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