Art Journaling and Lettering

Art journaling is a wonderful way to practice your favorite mixed-media art techniques and express your visions! Discover journaling tips for beginners, learn advice for making a travel journal, and find inspiration for aspects such as color, composition, and content. You’ll never run out of art journal ideas when you let Cloth Paper Scissors guide you.

Art journaling inspiration | Kass Hall,

An Unexpected Art Journal Page

This art journal page incorporates a number of techniques: painted papers, collage, acrylic painting, stenciling, etc. To me, it’s powerful. I want you to be able to experience the same excitement and emotions that I felt, and Kass Hall’s new book, Amplified Art: Dynamic Techniques for High-Impact Pages, can get you there, just as it did me.

Dina Wakley at Art Journaling Live 2

Behind the Scenes of Art Journaling Live 2

Being part of a live art event is exciting, humbling, exhilarating, inspirational—and most of all, fun. Last year I had the great fortune of being at Art Journaling Live 2, an all-day mixed-media workshop we hosted in Arlington, Texas. Teaching were four outstanding artist instructors: Dina Wakley, Nathalie Kalbach, Mary Beth Shaw, and Julie Fei-Fan…

Hand cut stencil by Franca Westaway

Announcing the finalists of the Hand-Cut Stencil Reader Challenge

We are happy to announce the finalists in our Hand-Cut Stencil reader challenge. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the following artists: Franca Westaway • Cornwall, England Theresa Mirabile •Pensacola, FL Cynthia Mosca • Bloomington, IN Linda Edkins Wyatt • New York, NY Candy Tutt • Woodland, CA Carol Weissler • Castroville, TX Joanna…

Mixed-media art ideas | Lesley Riley,

Five Secrets to Combining Mixed-Media Art & Quotes

Today’s guest writer is Lesley Riley, author of the popular mixed-media art books, Creative Lettering Workshop and Inspirational Quotes Illustrated. Click here to learn about her featured Creative Lettering Monoprinting mini-kit! Five Secrets to Combining Mixed-Media Art & Quotes by Lesley Riley The desire to create a book of illustrated quotes burned in my heart for many years. Once I…

Art Journaling Techniques |

Paint an Art Journal Page Using Easy Techniques

This is the last of three blogs on our Basics Kits, kits that are perfect for mixed-media artists who want to try a new technique, or who are looking for a great gift for a creative loved one. Today we’re focusing on our Painter’s Basics Kit.  Adding painting to your mixed-media art is easy–just start with our Painter’s Basics…