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How to Collage in Your Art Journals

How to Collage in Your Art Journals
©2004 - 2006 by Aisling D'Art click any image to see it larger Collage is an easy way to add art to your diary or journal. For years, I started each day with a quick collage, the same as I used to to "morning pages" as described in the book, The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. For me, collages are a more visual version of "morning pages." I usually allow a half an hour for each collage, but sometimes go back several times throughout the day to add things. Usually, I just work on the pages in a spiral-bound sketchbook, just as they are. Sometimes I'll gesso a few pages my journal, ahead of time. I'll leave a few pages for writing, then allow two or three pages that are left blank for collage. In an average journal, I'll gesso five to ten pages that I plan to use for painted, ornate or heavy collages. Remember that gesso is entirely optional. I use any gesso that's cheap, from the fine art supplies section of Michael's or any art supply store. I love layers in my work. Related:  art journaling arts

River-Girl-Art: International Art Journal Swap I have recently shared with you my Totem Animals Journal that I have traveling with the 15 swap. I also have another journal out there traveling the world, I made and decorated its cover and introduction pages and sent it on its way. It has been journeying since 2010 In the I included a gift of an ATC for each contributor in my journal. This is a spread I did in Pearls beautiful "Poems, Quotes and Verses" Journal A section of my contribution in Milliande's "Connections" I did a tree of life inspired by Climt in Claresters "Life on Earth" Journal Euphaeidae chose a theme close to my heart Feminine Fertility So I loved playing in her journal and made some interactive pages And here I have a basket full of journals to play in over the next while. I thoroughly enjoy playing in these traveling journals and I am eagerly awaiting the day they arrive back home carrying all the art and dreams my fellow artists have shared.

How to create and keep an art journal by aisling d'art ©2006 Artist's journals are illustrated diaries and journals on any theme. An art journal can be a record of your daily thoughts, a travel journal, an exercise or diet diary, a dream journal, a place where you jot down your goals or to-do lists, or... well, almost any record that you'd like to keep in a book or notebook. They become "art journals" when you add any kind of illustration or embellishment to the pages. These pages share ideas and tips for creating and keeping your own illustrated journal. How to create an art journal How I started my art journals - Early notes about how I work, from a 2001 email. Art journaling techniques How to collage in your art journals - A summary of the basics. Color basics for art and travel journals - An overview, preparing for my upcoming workshop and journaling tour. Materials and supplies for art journaling Composition book art journals - Affordable, fun notebooks for all kinds of journals and diaries. Writing tips, prompts, and ideas

Mixed Media Techniques: How to Make a Card Set Art Journal Check out this review and giveaway of Margaret Peot’s Alternative Art Journals by Quinn McDonald, a writer and certified creativity coach. Here’s what she had to say about it: “The variety is big and interesting. Here’s one of the techniques for mixed media journaling that Peot explores in Chapter Three: Card Set Art Journals You want to make art, but the days and weeks slip by, and other, “more important” things always seem to take precedence over your artistic journey. Tie Together in Various Ways Your cards can be unified in any number of ways: by theme, by palette, by repeated imagery. Pick up a copy of Alternative Art Journals for more mixed media techniques, tips and ideas for journaling creatively. You may also like these articles:

Digital Art Journaling – Resources/Tutorials/Links | suruha Art Journaling is HOT right now. It’s a fun way for each individual to get Artsy while Journaling one’s life stories. Art as therapy is the premise and, evidently, judging by the sheer number of blogs and folks who are doing it, it must be working!. Some of us prefer digital art journaling. I am continuously updating this listing. And, finally, some links are to the website’s main page. BLOGS/WEBSITES - Featuring Digi-Art Journaling: SHOPPES With Art Journaling Categories:

Art Journaling 101 - abstract - create explore paint How do you start an art journal? "Art journaling is about the {creative process} of pulling together color, words and images as you wish on a page. Unlike many other forms of art, it is not about the outcome."Tammy Garcia Original post 2008 * Updated March 2014 Welcome to Art Journaling 101 If you are just starting to bring art into your life, or wish to introduce kids & teens to art journaling, check out Art Journaling 101 for Kids, Teens & Beginners. I'll begin with a note that the type of art journaling that I talk about is very loose and free and unencumbered by rules. 1. 1,000 Artist Journal Pages by Dawn DeVries SokolSpilling Open: The Art of Becoming Yourself by Sabrina Ward HarrisonThe Journal Junkies Workshop, by Scott and Modler Good Mail Day by Jennie HinchcliffJournal Spilling by Diana TroutCreative Illustration Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists by Katherine DunnPersonal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Mapmaking by Jill K. by Annie LamottThe Art Journal Workshop 2. ➸ Note! 3.

my new (art?) journal Journaling your Past ©2005 - 2007 by aisling d'art I'm probably best-known for my personal journaling workshops and online art journals. And, I want to share some of my journaling tips with you in this free ebook about journaling your own history. Journaling Your Past is a free 26-page ebook, and it's like taking one of my popular workshops at home. Whether you'd like to record your life story for future generations, or introduce your family to the fascinating study of genealogy and family history, this is a great way to start. This workbook includes class notes, reproduceable worksheets, and tips on how to teach this class yourself. It's also ideal for homeschoolers, Scouts or church groups, or for family evenings at home. This ebook is a PDF that you can read with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program. To read or download this free ebook, click here: Journaling Your Past by Aisling D'Art. YOU ARE HERE: home > journals > free 'journaling your past' ebook homepage | sitemap | contact

The Kathryn Wheel Art Journal Every Day Q: How can I find all the previous Art Journal Every Day posts? A: Find them all listed by category and linked here. Q: What is Art Journal Every Day? A: Art Journal Every Day is weekly feature on this blog. It appears every Friday. The Art Journal Every Day (AJED) posts are always art journal focused, though not necessarily focused on daily art journaling. Q: What does the title "Art Journal Every Day" mean? A: I do my best to art journal every day. Q: How can I participate? A: Lots of different ways! There is a free flickr group here for sharing photos of your pages. Also, you can grab this button... ...for your blog by copying the text in the box and pasting it into your sidebar. Q: What if I've never art journaled before? A: Jump right in! Q: What supplies do I need to get started? A: You don't "need" anything.

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