Demystifying the art journal. Part 4: Page materials and layout possibilities.

Let the fun begin in our art journals as we examine how to use a spiral notebook in this role. Grab the closest ball-point pen, marker, crayon, or pencil. There is no right or wrong method to art journaling; however, I generally approach an art journal page in one of two ways…as a chronological log … More Demystifying the art journal. Part 4: Page materials and layout possibilities.

Demystifying the art journal. Part Three.

Art journals and their beginnings (history) were defined and discussed in part one of this series; and, in part two of demystifying the art journal, a specific type of art journal, an altered book was introduced and discussed. As an empowerment and creativity coach and artist, I have employed an art journal to incite self-expression … More Demystifying the art journal. Part Three.

Demystifying the art journal. Part Two.

In part one of this series of articles, art journals and its beginnings (history) were defined and briefly discussed. As an empowerment coach, artist, and writer, I have used journals in a multitude of ways. Art journals, visual journals and artist’s journals are terms that have been used interchangeably; but, there are very subtle differences … More Demystifying the art journal. Part Two.

The 3 essentials to raise secure and happy children.

Raising children can be a challenge, but when parents are open to sound advice and trying new things, parents will find the process straightforward and uncomplicated. The greatest hurdle to parenting is our pride getting in the way of seeking support or guidance. Rest assured, we do not need to know everything. It is more … More The 3 essentials to raise secure and happy children.

Creativity emerges through inspiration.

Inspiration is an internal movement or feeling that propels people to act, behave, or perform. It is a positive emotional state that stimulate us into motion because our hearts are tickled with delight. Inspiration is what fuels our spirit to achieve our goals and attain our dream. Creativity emerges through inspiration as our spirit is … More Creativity emerges through inspiration.