Category Archives: Art Journal

The shift.

I’m calling it The Shift. I haven’t blogged for most of the year but I have been art journalling…  And while each page has been an adventure in learning and I’ve been growing, I also know something has been missing. … Continue reading

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Guided by Stars

There is a beautiful idea of making dreams come true by journaling about them – mystically manifesting your dreams into reality. Anahata Katkin has talked about it.  And so has Jane Davenport. I have an A3 journal I was given … Continue reading

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The Night Faerie

I’m doing an online course with Jane Davenport called “JOYNAL”.  It’s all about fairies and mermaids and drawing and colouring.  It’s soooo challenging – in a good way – especially as someone who couldn’t draw before I started doing Jane’s … Continue reading

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Calms the storm

I am in love with the Journal I Can’t Tear The Pages Out Of.  Before I got it, I would go all pouty sooky face saying ‘this sucks’, rip the page out and start something new, still stewing over not … Continue reading

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A girl and her dress

So after the first journal page that I was super duper happy with – I wondered if I would do another page ‘as good’.  I know it’s weird but I feel like that whenever I am super chuffed with something … Continue reading

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What happens when you buy a journal you can’t tear the pages out of

I’ve never shied away from admitting I’m a ‘bin girl’.  All the journals I’ve worked in up to this point have been visual diaries with the spiral binding.  Which means I’ve freely torn pages out and binned them when it … Continue reading

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Donna Downey Class

As you know from my post last week, I got to do a class with Donna Downey.  As in THE Donna Downey. Very, very cool.  She is wickedly funny, doesn’t take herself or art too seriously and my favourite part … Continue reading

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Dandelions

Another page in the “Experiment Journal Which Is Turning Into My Favourite Journal” journal.  This one was an experiment with my new Distress Paints.  I played around with smearing the inks around with my fingers – I seem to use … Continue reading

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Mini Journal Take 2

Remember the first Mini Journal I made for a friend?  Well, I kinda sent it off as a surprise.  And because she is someone I am learning from about creative business, I’m not a “friend, friend”.  We are just online … Continue reading

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Mini Journal

My friend April from Blacksburg Belle has a great DIY tutorial on very quick and easy mini journals.  I’ve had it book marked for a while and finally decided to make one. April uses old magazines as part of her … Continue reading

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