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Yes, I said it. I called out one of the elephants in the room. Finding a sketching/art buddy to go sketching with might just turn out to be detrimental to your drawing practice. This is difficult for people to digest, especially during the pandemic when most are craving more contact with people. […]
If you constantly find that your visual journaling needs more space to capture your ideas, consider making a book which is happy holding fold outs, ups, downs, you name it. The sewn-on-the-spine journal holds signatures on the spine with decorative stitching. This allows you to decorate the outside of book through your choice of stitch […]
I think this page spread text pretty much says it all. (From my cataract recuperation journals.) What are television shows telling us about their historical time periods? This one is pretty obvious.
I’ve written quite a bit about accepting changes in your process throughout the 11 years of this blog. It is a common theme in my teaching. One of the things that seems to hang students up the most is the notion that there must be one “right” way to do something. I’m constantly telling crop […]
Registration for my six-week class “Textures: Backgrounds for Visual Journaling and Mixed Media” closes this Friday, March 27. The class lessons begin on Saturday, March 28. (Introductory material is open immediately upon registration; this includes videos about materials.) A supply list is downloadable at the registration link. What I love about this class is that […]
Today’s post is a video review of Stencil Revolution’s stencils. If the above video doesn’t show up in the post please use this direct link. Months ago they contacted me to test and review their stencils. Unfortunately I was out of the studio longer than anticipated after cataract surgery. Photographer Tom Nelson shot the overhead […]
The registration page for my Textures class is now open. Registration closes on March 27. Class begins on March 28. If you’ve always wondered how I make the background textures for my visual journaling and mixed media art sign up for this class. There are detailed videos for every step of the process and extensive […]
I love to make new soups. I take things I have on hand and work out what would taste good together. Keeping track of these improvised recipes in my visual journal means that I’ll be able to remake them and enjoy them again on another day. (Or be able to fix things that didn’t turn […]
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