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Hey Gals! Art Journal Spread

This art journal spread is from a few weeks ago. I used several vintage pieces that I got from my grandmother when I visited her in July; the photos and newspaper clippings are things that were my grandfather's in his high school and college days!I u...
by MyPeaceTree on Sep 7, 2014

New Stamps - Ledger Journal Page

Hello!Last week I shared a sneak peak of my new stamps with PaperArtsy.  Pictures of the finished projects were over on the PA blog, but today I wanted to share some of the details on how this page in my ledger journal came together.  Click...

another art journal page...

 happy Monday!I had a play day yesterday & created a few pages in my art journal...just for fun...and just for me...but then I decided to share them...so... no step out photos... yes..this IS still my hobby...I REALLY LOVE IT!
by studio 490 art on Aug 25, 2014

Drawing Human hands

Hello dear ones! I've been away for quite a while now, the reason for that is called Bubblews. I've been writing and posting in there a lot. But I do know there's no place like a Personal Art Journal {Therapy} BLOG, so here I am with what I've...
by The creativeMAG on Aug 9, 2014

Online #Art #Journaling Class With Dawn Devries SoKol + #free 14 day trial!

We have a lot going on here behind the scenes like getting over a bout with a summer flu going through our house. No!! Yes, unfortunately. But, the good news is Sammie is on the up swing and I am laying low with my journal book. Now your up to date w...
by Dear Creatives on Aug 5, 2014

Watercolor portrait art journal project

I'm only getting started with these watercolor portra A6 art journal. I love the fluidity of the water running to the paper. It makes the think of a light summer breeze on a sunny beach. I'm not at home, but unfortunately not on a beach, and not bein...
by The creativeMAG on Jul 20, 2014

Doodling for Beginners: Masked Lady

I thought that for today's post I'd give all of the nervous doodlers out there a hand and show you a straightforward project that looks stunning! You can complete this page with just a few materials and with only a little experience and imagination.
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Jul 19, 2014

Art Journal Page - Plant Your Own Garden

Hello!Wanted to share a recent page I did in my ledger journal.  I used Dina Wakley MEDIA paints, some hand carved stamps, a few of my stamps from PaperArtsy (EEV05 and EEV06) a few stencils, a little collage, and some flowers drawn with a Stabi...
by ten thirty-six arts and crafts on Jul 14, 2014

Whimsical girl with hazelnut eyes art journal page

I have to tell you I've been waiting for some time to return to soft pastels. But something wasn't quite right or I wasn't in the mood to try them again...until today when I grabbed my soft pastel Koh-i-Noor brown set of 12 soft pastels and some othe...
by The creativeMAG on Jul 10, 2014

PaperArtsy Journal Page - Sneak Peak

Hello!Today I'm over on the PaperArtsy blog to share a page I created in my vintage ledger art journal.  I used my stamps, Jo Firth Young (JOFY), Lin Brown and Patti Parrish stencils, a quote stamp by Lin Brown, and of course, fresco finish pain...

Watercolor matching watermelon

Today I had my first slice of watermelon this year. It was even more delicious than I've expected! And then I remembered that I once saw some amazing art journals with watercolor illustrations of watermelon slices, and I thought, why not give it a tr...
by The creativeMAG on Jul 3, 2014

Art journaling redheaded girl

Hello dear creative soul!Earlier today I've managed to upload and publish a video on YouTube with my latest art journal creation! This time it's a semi-profile gorgeous redheaded girl that turned out so precious.I have worked a lot on the video for t...
by The creativeMAG on Jul 2, 2014

Free Workshop: Beautiful Radiant

In 2011, Connie invited me to teach a workshop in her unique, virtual gathering of artists that she calls 21 Secrets. This playground, now in its fifth year, is made up of twenty-one lessons taught by experienced artists and the hundreds of partic...
by MyPeaceTree on Jun 27, 2014

Tonal painting

Hey guys! How are things?! I been trying to post more often here, like maybe every day, but yesterday I had a super-crazy day and all my time went in so many directions. You cannot control when your sister enters labor and you cannot control rain and...
by The creativeMAG on Jun 27, 2014

Growing Pains

“How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to...
by MyPeaceTree on Jun 25, 2014

Turn an "old" journal page into a beautiful new one!

I know you all are anxious to see the final result of the girl I've posted the other day on Instagram. The truth is that I've been waiting to draw on that journal page, as I'm waiting to paint on the rest of the pages that are not blank. I think the...
by The creativeMAG on Jun 19, 2014

Geranium flower illustrated in watercolor Inktense pencils

This flower has a special meaning to me. After my grandfather died back in 2007, all his flowers went into my mother custody, but unfortunately most of them have died over the years. This one here is the only one left and it's again in bloom! I have...
by The creativeMAG on Jun 19, 2014

Portrait sketch using INKtense pencils from Derwent

Today I woke up to a cloudy sky. Half of the light intensity I was expecting to see when I opened my eyes. I was tired after fighting with allergy symptoms last night that caught me up until about 3 AM in the morning. Not long after, the rain started...
by The creativeMAG on Jun 17, 2014

Art Journal Pages

Hey there!I spent some time over the weekend playing in my art journal.  My "mojo" has gone missing lately so I just wanted to do *something*.  Kept it very simple, but I'm pleased with the pages... each one started with a simple painted ba...
by ten thirty-six arts and crafts on Jun 17, 2014

Using Watercolor Pencils over Copic Markers

Today I'm having a play and combining my Copic Markers with some of my new Bruynzeel Design Aquarel (Watercolor) Pencils to see what happens! I'm hoping I can create a finished piece that is subtly coloured and allows me to use the translucency of wa...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Jun 16, 2014


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