Art Journaling

Art journaling is a fun and unique way to personalize your journal. There are many ways to include art journaling, but no right or wrong way. You can include paints, stencils, stamps, and embellishments. Or you can create doors, window, folds and more you’re your art journal. It’s up to you! That’s what makes it so much fun! Here you’ll find free step- by- step tutorials to help you get started. If you’re a pro at art journaling, you’ll find prompts and new ideas to try out. Interview from some of the best art journaling book authors such as Zom Osbourne, Jill Berry, Melanie Testa, and Journal Junkies guys, Eric Scott and David Modler can also be found here.

Learn New Hand Lettering Techniques from Joanne Sharpe

Watch previews and find out about 4 new hand lettering instructional videos from artist Joanne Sharpe, author of The Art of Whimsical Lettering.

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Fun Times at Art Journaling Live 2!

With 4 instructors and more than 70 participants, Art Journaling LIVE 2 was a great event and now you can take the same classes!

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Editor Profile: Brittany VanSnepson

About the Editor: Brittany VanSnepson joined Create Mixed Media and F+W Media’s Fine Art Community in April 2013 as an Associate Content Developer (Editor). She has a Bachelors with a double major in English Writing and Communications, with an emphasis …

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Self Discovery Series: Mirror, Mirror

mirror mirror

After a full month of reflecting on who you are and what you want out of life, now is the time to truly challenge yourself by creating a self portrait. Don’t worry about how others think of you or the …

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Self Discovery Series: Alter Ego

alter ego

How we view ourselves is different from how others perceive us, whether it’s purposeful or not. Sometimes we work hard at presenting a stronger front or come off as a little crazier than we intended – but that’s okay, it’s …

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Feed Your Spirit: Self Discovery Series

feed your spirit

Do you have a favorite motto or quote that describes you? A beloved phrase that emphasizes all that you are or all that you want to become? Then implement that word or quote into your current art project or journal …

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Inside Incite: Inspirational Quotes

*A guest post by Victoria Rose Martin. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” …

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Positive Affirmations: Self Discovery Series

positive affirmations

Positive Affirmations You are more than the accumulation of images that you encounter on a daily basis and so is your art. To quote Lesley Riley from Inspirational Quotes Illustrated, “When we look at art, we are looking for ourselves,” …

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Self Discovery Series: Finding Yourself

Sometimes the simplest way to self discovery in art is to find the color palette that speaks to you the most. So, now is the time to reflect on what colors truly call out to you by creating your own …

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Stenciling and Masking Techniques

masking techniques

*A guest post by Martice Smith II. Experiment with unusual techniques for bold impact in your art work. I was inspired by Art Journal Courage to create a journal page that explores positive self-image and incorporating various stenciling techniques. Layering …

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