Tag: Travel

On-the-Road Art Experiments: The Good and the Bad

Creating art while traveling is adventurous and exciting. But it’s also something you should carefully plan and prepare for, so you don’t get stuck with a supply disaster miles away from home. Here, artists Susan Andrews and Carolyn Fellman share their good and bad experiences with taking art on the road. Their expert tips will…

Bring Your Travel Journal Pages to Life

In Suzanne McNeill’s Art Lesson, Sketchbook Stories, she shares more creative techniques for capturing travel adventures in sketchbooks and journals. Accordion inserts, windows, day-by-day planner pages, see-through tunnel pages, and much more bring her adventures to life. So many great ways to document your travels, I couldn’t resist trying out a few of her techniques…

Jane Davenport’s Tips for Creating Art On the Go

Want to try creating art in a public place, but feeling a bit nervous about it? Have no fear—just follow Jane Davenport’s expert advice from the July/August 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine. She has helpful tips and tricks to help you prepare for your outing, pick a destination, find a muse, and so much…

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…