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Tutorial Guide. An Altered Journal Journey. Phizzychick. For just over 2 weeks I have been travelling around the USA with my bloke, we arrived home on Friday. When Rackycoo sent me this wonderful bingo card journal, I knew it would be perfect for all the nick-nacks and paper things I would collect along the way. The pages contain a mix of found objects, collected items and a few things from my stash. I painted the pages before I left so things wouldn't get too messy, but pretty much all of the collaging was done whilst I was away, when I was sat having coffee, in the hotel or train :D Front of book: The gubbins inside, some of which was hard to scan since it's about 4 inches thick now!

Title page. San Francisco Our hotel, the pier, lunch at Hard Rock, old fortune telling machines, tour of the submarine, picked up a copy of The Onion The Pier, Cartoon Art Museum, Book Arts exhibition at the library, strawberry melon juice drink, lunch in China Town. Napa Valley wine tasting Walking around Yosemite National Park We camped in Yosemite for 2 nights. 50 Art Journal Prompts. So excited you're here!

50 Art Journal Prompts

If you want to learn more about building a creative biz, subscribe to get FREE updates on the sidebar. If I’m in a funk, I can usually get out of it by playing in my art journal for an hour or two. My art journal gives me freedom to express my creativity without bounds, because I know that I don’t have to share it with anyone. Step by Step Art Journaling  - daisy yellow - create explore paint. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.

Step by Step Art Journaling  - daisy yellow - create explore paint

The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. "~Amelia Earhart I've secretly been building a series of step-by-step art journaling posts revolving around the idea that art journaling isn't one easily defined concept.

I've pulled together everything in one handy dandy post. The Drawing Script. New sketch. Free Collage Sheets. Found some free collage sheets on flickr.

Free Collage Sheets

By PaperScrapsFree to use in your Art only, not for Sale on a Collage Sheet or a CD. 101 Pretty Printables {free} Fortune Teller {Craft. Today’s post is a little something from my childhood.

Fortune Teller {Craft

At school we often used to write letters and doodle in our notebooks to pass the time during boring classes. Every now again we’d be more elaborate in our “crafts” and would make decorated fortune tellers. This simple origami game has delighted kids for years and in America, where I grew up, we went so far as to call them “cootie catchers”. With kids back to school this week and Valentine’s Day looming, I thought it was a great time to remind people of this sweet and simple project, suitable for all ages. This week I’ve created fortune tellers in pink, red and black. And if you’re planning to host a little Valentine’s soiree, these make great ice-breakers when placed at each table-setting. Happy Crafting! The Printerie Blog. Halloween Lanterns. I’m always on the lookout for fun holiday projects in keeping with the Thrive Philosophy: No money.

Halloween Lanterns

No shopping. No problem. And just in time for Halloween, check out these frightfully cute lanterns! Perfect for adding some whimsy to your mantel, piano or shelf … … and rocking out a mitten tree until the snow starts to fall … … and especially for keeping your little monsters safe and easy to spot on Halloween night! Ready to make your own? (and a battery-operated tea light that I forgot to include) As always, I hope you’ll Rock What Ya Got and adapt the materials I used to make what you have on hand work. Cut a small piece of sticky back Velcro (mine is 1/2” wide) and attach one side to the inside of the jar and the other to a battery operated tea light. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge (or a mix of half water, half white school glue) starting at any left over seam from the label.

Trim craft tissue to the same width of the jar plus an extra 1/2” inch. September BlackCat mini crop this weekend. Hello September Fall and Halloween mini crop at the black cat forum starts tonight at 6 p.m. and runs til Sunday nigh. for the first project you will find the completed project over at a Dear friends Blog:; Sheri she had asked for the Bag and so we both thought it would be great that she post the completed project and I post the file.

September BlackCat mini crop this weekend

Decorate it to suit you following the fall and or Halloween theme. as Sheri has asked. and the second Challenge is for you to decorate this Halloween haunted house. An Altered Renaissance. 1000 journals - Journals. Dawn DeVries Sokol - D'Blogala. My collage art ~ nancy lefko. My moleskine on the Behance Network. Kipling West. About this Series: Kipling West’s meticulous illustrations command your attention. At first glance, the prismatic colors and flowing line work grab your eyeballs. Tight detail and pulsating composition impress and inspire as the image unfolds to reveal hidden creatures and mysterious symbols.

After that, you simply fall into the page and become happily engulfed in a strange and beautiful wonderland. If you’re seeking a delightful diversion, head over to Kipling’s “Tales From The Moleskine” series and prepare to be dazzled. She creates these images by narrating her life experiences in the form of a visual diary. Kipling West’s flickr. Andrea joseph's sketchblog.