How Do I Find My Intention For This Journal?

Photo by Claire Morgan on Pexels.com I have a journal sitting on my desk. How do I decide what I want to do with this journal? How am I going to use it? Why do I want to use it that way? The first thing that I do is sit down with my diary or …

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Choosing A Notebook For My Grimoire

I have a stack of notebooks and journals that I use throughout the day. I have my written journal, or diary if you will. I have two different bullet journals, each a different size. I have several composition notebooks for various tasks, taking notes for classes, notes on seminars, article ideas, that sort of thing. …

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February 29Faces Check-In (Updated and Edited)

The final check-in is here. https://youtu.be/LI9Fk8gjme4 Here is the main journal I used throughout the challenge for February. I am sure there are a couple other faces in other journals, but these are the 'official' ones. Originally, I was going to use one single reference photo for every single sketch---that did not happen. Originally, I …

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February 29Faces Check-In

https://youtu.be/ZDTtwo8aLYo This video shows you the first faces I have sketched out for 29Faces this February. Ayala Art hosts this challenge. You can learn more here on her site. Now, the first journal you see is my "official' for this year's 29Faces challenge journal. There are enough pages in this journal to sketch a face …

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The 100 Days Projects Begins This Month

photo unsplash.com The new #100DayProject begins on February 13. You can learn all about the project by checking out their official website here. I am still working on exactly what I want to do this year. Two years ago I filled a sketchbook with random splashes of color in order to use that sketchbook either …

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29 Faces In February

photo unsplash.com New year, new 29 Faces hosted by Ayala Art. Check out all the information from her here. The goal is to create 29 Faces during the month of February. Basically, any human face, any medium you chose. For this month (since there is a second 29 Faces challenge in September) I plan to …

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Video: A LGB ‘Pumpkin’ Journal

https://youtu.be/rns5dGE7klo I made this journal for my 9yo per his request. He wanted pumpkins, so I used pumpkin scrapbooking paper as covers for each signature. His favorite color is yellow, so I used several different yellow shades of cardstock. I never know what media this kid will use, so I needed something a bit tough …

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The Second of Three Strange Little Projects

photo unsplash.com For the second strange little project, which is actually the very first one I started, I took my art journal (A5) and pondered it for a little bit. All those stark white blank pages, they just stared at me. Plus, I am not entirely ready to immerse myself in filling an art journal …

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