Tag: Travel

A Travel Journal Adventure with Gina Lee Kim

It’s Gina Lee Kim week here on the Cloth Paper Scissors blog, and the fun continues today with a travel journal adventure! The travel journals Gina creates are nothing short of spectacular, featuring mixed-media layered pages with transparencies, watercolor, collage, and more. Follow this tutorial from our July/August 2017 issue to try out Gina’s journaling techniques. A Travel Journal…

Watercolor Wonder: Taking Your Art on the Road

Clothes? Check. Makeup bag? Check. Art supplies? Check. I may not always remember my toothbrush, but I never leave home without an art project. Almost every trip I have taken in the last 20 years has included a paint palette, a cluster of brushes, and watercolor paper in my bag. For the first decade of…

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…

The Best Travel Art Tips for Summer

If you’ve seen the July/August 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors, you may have noticed this on the cover: “23 Tips for Creating While You Travel.” Yes, we’ve loaded this travel and adventure-themed issue with a lot of techniques, projects, and ideas for creating art on the road, and we aim to deliver on our…

Mixed Media Collage: "Mother Didactic"

For the longest time I have dragged my art supplies around in this old suitcase I've had since I was a kid. I was instantly inspired by the Luggage Tag Challenge so I began to  dream of my travels and my origins…I then began to think about my family, my upbringing and childhood travels ( I…

Painted Butterfly Luggage Tag

Go There Now This tag is made from grunge paper, acrylic paint, and wire. Back of the wings are painted black and address info is stamped in white. I mis-read the deadline for this challenge, but I thought I'd post it anyway.   I'm new to the site, still finding my way around! Looks great! …

Creative Escape – Inside View

This is my mixed media luggage tag. It incorporates acid etched copper, wire wrapped beads, vintage ribbon, natural feathers and fabric remnants. The luggage tag consists of three layers bound by the etched copper. This tag will accompany me on long weekend trips with my family to a quaint cottage in the woods.

Creative Escape – back view

This is my mixed media luggage tag. It incorporates acid etched copper, wire wrapped beads, vintage ribbon, natural feathers and fabric remnants. The luggage tag consists of three layers bound by the etched copper. This tag will accompany me on long weekend trips with my family to a quaint cottage in the woods.