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50 Art Journal Prompts

50 Art Journal Prompts
So excited you're here! 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. I know that whatever I produce, whether it’s good or bad, is for my eyes only. If I’m working on a canvas and my inner critic starts mocking me, telling me that I’m not good enough, that no one will appreciate my art, I simply work in my art journal for a little while. Because I believe that every artist should have their own art journal to play in, to practice in, and to express their authentic selves, I’ve put together 50 art journal prompts for you to use when you just need to remove yourself from life and let go. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34.

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Creative Writing Journal Prompts 1. Imagine you had a hundred dollars, but you couldn't keep it. You had to give it away to a person or charity. 67 Journal Prompts for Inspiration Writing ideas and journal prompts— Writing ideas and journal prompts are essential components to one of our favorite activities… Journaling! There are endless ideas to write about in a journal and to help your child (or your students) along in their writing process we have some ideas. Tutorial: Brown Bag Art Journal To follow up on my previous post, here is my version of a very popular DIY art journal.I love this project, it is so easy and you can make a ton of blanks and have them ready for your next vacation, party, or special event. Each page has a pocket to hold more of your treasures, pictures or tags. Lets get started, shall we? Supplies: (Base)2 lunch sized lunch bagsa hole punchscissorsglue stickA pipe cleaner or ribbon Embellishments galore.

A Tutorial Masterpost I said that I’d show some tutorials I have saved up to someone, but decided that I’d just go ahead and post most of what I have stored away and create a sort of masterpost out of it. (I figure it’ll help me just as much since, as of now, they’re all pretty scattered between my Tumblr and bookmarks)A lot of these are hosted on my personal Tumblr, but I don’t change my url so it’s pretty safe to bookmark them there (and not have to worry about the url changing) if you don’t wish to reblog them yourself for whatever reason.Feline tutorials:Canine tutorials:Avian tutorials:Human(oid) tutorials:Dragon tutorials (and bat wings):Equine tutorials:Cervine tutorials:Ursine tutorials:Miscellaneous animal tutorials:Background and objects tutorials:Clothing tutorials:General painting, drawing, and style tips:Hope these help!

Keep a Journal Edit Article Sample EntriesKeeping Your Own Journal Edited by Sondra C, BohemianWays, Steeracie, Maluniu and 54 others A window to your soul, keeping a journal can be a way of giving your feelings an outlet like no other, a place where your deepest thoughts can reside without fear of judgment, blame, or need of justification. List Love: 101 List Prompts For Your Art Journals Advertisement I love making lists. They’re easy to make, they help you stay organized, and they make for a great addition in any art journal. Whether you want to make an entire book of lists, or just include a list on an art journal page or two, you’ll find these list prompts to help inspire you to create!

Art Journal Caravan™ Another week has flown by. It always amazing me how quickly time goes by and because of that I’ve started becoming much more mindful of wishing my time away. There may be times I’m stuck doing something that I don’t want to do but I’ve become more aware of things I can do to make the time pass more pleasing, like daydream, or imagine the next great thing I’ll create.

What do you write in your diary or journal Here's what I wrote today: "June 30, 2008 Today I had to face the devil again. We were having a cat fight and thankfully, before she could beat me to the bell, my mom told me to come in the house. Thank god for moms!!! Ha ha...well, I've also had some good things about my day today. Me and my friend Alison went shopping at the mall today! I bought this really cute shirt at Abercrombie and this really cute bag at Aeropostale. Journal Writing Prompts © Yelena Yemchuk Looking for inspiration for your next journaling session or a writing prompt to get those words flowing for your next blog post or creative writing assignment? Then feel free to explore my extensive list of daily journal writing prompts, journal topics, creative writing prompts, ideas and exercises. Simply choose a theme below that you’d like to focus on for the day, week or month and then pick an exercise to include in your own writing journal. Be sure to check back as we regularly add new exercises to the list.

Art Journal Handout This is a basic art journal handout that I created; it includes my conception of what an art journal is, how to incorporate art and writing in your journal, some basic techniques, some basic art journal prompts, what to include in a basic art journal kit, how to incorporate art journaling into your life, and some resources. I hope that you find it useful in your creative journey, or sharing the creativity with others! You can download it here: This is a reference sheet that I created to demonstrate different writing styles to use in your art journal. Read explanations of each style here, and download a pdf file by clicking the image below. What else should i write in my diary?? I've kept diaries for ages, and just write whatever you want! I never write in my diary every day, I've gone for months without writing. I use it as an emotional outlet, the sort of things I write about might be funny things that have happened to me, gossip, things that have upset me,ideas for stories, poetry..etc! Doodle on the pages, write personal things you'd never tell anyone, write down all your problems - or dont and just write about what you did that day. Your diary is like just tranferring your thoughts onto paper, you either feel like it or you don't. Write what you like, I mean no one else is (hopefully) gonna see it.

Scrapbook About Yourself: 47 Journal Prompts I don’t know why it is that we have so much to scrapbook about our children, but can’t so easily find topics we think are worthy for ourselves. Here are forty-seven questions you can scrapbook and answer about yourself. Combine a handful for one page, or devote a layout to a single question. I’m using these questions in the book I’m currently altering, based on Dedra Long’s tutorial in our Altered Books tutorial. Journaling Prompts for Scrapbooking About Yourself 1.

Yummy Finds and Journal Entries Have you ever heard of Artisan Tape? Or did you know that Tim Holtz also has decorative tape? Well, I just discovered them and I must say that I LOVE them. They are a fabulous creative way for borders on a journal page, although I am certain there are many more great uses!