All posts by Jeanne Oliver

Art Journal Technique: New Ways to Use Old Work

Discover exciting and creative ways to explore art journaling in the new book The Painted Art Journal by Jeanne Oliver. In this excerpt, Jeanne shows how to incorporate finished artwork into a fresh art journal spread. Jeanne is also our Artist of the Month for August—check out her exclusive kit below! Oftentimes we come into our…

Jeanne Oliver’s 10 Favorite Mixed-Media Tools

I am currently writing from my art desk, where I am surrounded by sketches, toolboxes, vintage clay bowls, glass yogurt containers, and mason jars filled with the tools of my trade. Colors and texture everywhere my eyes stop to look. Each of my mixed-media tools carefully organized and well worn. These tools that surround me…

Embracing Imperfection in Your Artwork

An artist’s journal is a place where secrets are spilled, mistakes can be made, new techniques are explored, and beauty is revealed. In my own creative journey I have found that my journal is one of the most powerful tools in my growth as an artist. There was a time when a new journal with…