Archive for the 'Art Journaling' Category

Vacationing this Summer? Take Your Art with You!

Friday, June 16th, 2017

On a recent trip to Washington D.C., I decided that I wanted to take a travel journal with me. I would jot down what I did that day, tape tickets into the back of the book from the museums I visited, and maybe sit down to sketch a few of the monuments. In preparation for […]

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On a recent trip to Washington D.C., I decided that I wanted to take a travel journal with me. I would jot down what I did that day, tape tickets into the back of the book from the museums I visited, and maybe sit down to sketch a few of the monuments. In preparation for […]

Free Article Download: Little Crooked House by Kate Crane

Friday, June 9th, 2017

“Every year, Ranger Ink hosts a Designer Challenge as part of their display at the CHA show, and this year was no exception. Several designers were asked to create a canvas board using the wonderfully bold and colorful Dylusions Ink Sprays. But there was just one drawback — we were only allowed to use one […]

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“Every year, Ranger Ink hosts a Designer Challenge as part of their display at the CHA show, and this year was no exception. Several designers were asked to create a canvas board using the wonderfully bold and colorful Dylusions Ink Sprays. But there was just one drawback — we were only allowed to use one […]

5 Unlikely Uses for Gesso

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

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Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

Dina Wakley-Inspired Splatter Art Journal Page + Faber-Castell Giveaway!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

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I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

7 “Novel” Ways to Use Old Books in Your Artwork

Friday, February 10th, 2017

I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

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I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]