Tag: Art Journal

Seth Apter’s Guide to Making an Inspiration Journal

When we think of mixed-media artists we admire, Seth Apter definitely comes to mind. His innovative artwork never fails to inspire, and we’re thrilled that he now has two brand new Creative Workshop videos: 10 Techniques for Mixed Media Artists, and 10 Techniques for Painting Layers, each filled to the brim with techniques and ideas.…

Art Journaling Live: What You Need Now!

My art journal is my refuge, my safe zone, and my playground. But I can easily get into a rut, using the same colors, techniques, and tools. When I need to shake things up, I turn to my art journaling heroes, who never fail to fill my head with fun new ideas that are just…

Taking Art Outdoors

Taking art outdoors requires some guts and a little planning, but few things are more exciting and rewarding. Whether you’re art journaling in an outdoor café, painting en plein air, hosting a hand-lettering demo, or just doodling in a notebook in the park, being outside or with other people adds elements of inspiration and surprise…

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Jacqueline Newbold’s Studio-On-the Go

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A transparency overlay, depicting underwater plants, reminds us to look below the surface to enjoy even more of the ocean’s riches.

Make Your Own Travel Journal

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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…

art journal card—–

a digital design for the back of my art journal cards for the coming year.  The butterfly symbolizes rebirth while the forget-me-nots will keep special memories alive.