Art Journaling

Art journaling can be one of the most rewarding forms of art. Don’t know where to start? Have no fear because we have plenty of free art journaling techniques, prompts, tutorials and videos. If you’re already into this mixed media craze you can keep up to date on the newest supplies to make a killer project and learn how to make an art journal. If you’ve been at it for a while and are looking for fresh art journaling ideas, we’ve got you covered, too. You’ll even find art journal blogs by some of the most talented authors around.

Art journaling can be one of the most rewarding forms of art. Don’t know where to start? Have no fear because we have plenty of free art journaling techniques, prompts, tutorials and videos. If you’re already into this mixed media craze you can keep up to date on the newest supplies to make a killer project and learn how to make an art journal. If you’ve been at it for a while and are looking for fresh art journaling ideas, we’ve got you covered, too. You’ll even find art journal blogs by some of the most talented authors around.

Mistakes Can Be an Opportunity

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In this video demonstration our newest guest blogger, Carolyn Dube, shows you how mistakes made while painting can be fixed by adding layers and doing more experimenting!

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Lines and Stitches Art Journaling Collage Technique

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In this excerpt from Inner Hero Creative Art Journal, Quinn McDonald shows you an art journaling collage technique to connect memories and words of wisdom.

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Drawing a Themed Grid in Your Art Journal

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In this demonstration, Gina Rossi Armfield shows you how to eliminate one more excuse for not working in your art journal. Draw a themed grid by spending five minutes a day in your art journal over the course of a month.

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Seaweeds: A Doodle Pattern from Zen Doodle

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Create a layered seaweed leaf doodle with this step-by-step demonstration from the new drawing book, “Zen Doodle: Tons of Tangles.”

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Create a Map of Your Personal Narrative

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In this demonstration from Personal Geographies, you’ll create a map featuring places that are important to your personal narrative. Talk about a great way to spice up your art journal!

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Stixnstonez Zentangle Patterns from The Zentangle® Untangled Workbook

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Learn how to create Stixnstonez, one of the four brand new Zentangle Patterns created by Kass Hall for her book, The Zentangle® Untangled Workbook.

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Grid Drawing from Doodle Draw Journal

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The new book Doodle Draw Journal is a beautiful and fun art journaling workbook. Improve you art journal pages by using a grid drawing system featured in Doodle Draw Journal, plus try a bonus grid drawing system!

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Art Journal Inspiration: Open Up Your Journal and Play

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Having trouble starting a new page in your art journal? Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow provides eight prompts to spark art journal inspiration!

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Obscuring Text from stART Journaling: An Art Journaling Workbook

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There are so many ways to obscure text while art journaling but we couldn’t fit them all in stART Journaling: An Art Journaling Workbook. Here are two techniques, one from stART Journaling and one from Mixed Media Revolution.

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Creating Backgrounds from Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling

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Create fabulous backgrounds for your art journal with these techniques from Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling, Journal Bliss and Acrylic Techniques in Mixed Media.

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