In my brown paper handmade art journal it’s easy to create. I’ve eliminated the stress of messing up the paper, doing it wrong or anything alike. I just open my journal and draw or paint, I can’t “break” anything, because this is a junk journal where I can express myself without worrying about the results.
With POSCA markers you can draw in your art journals on top of almost any media (except oils/oil pastels). They are great for adding details to your art journal pages, lettering with them is pretty easy, the white one looks amazing on colorful backgrounds. They come in a variety of colors and
Oh, I ve painted in oil pastels these whimsical bears, this portrait and this flowerly background. But this face is the first one I painted using oil pastels only. And the best thing is that I recored her on “tape”!
Maybe that’s a selfie, except I don’t have green eyes. Or I can pretend today I have green eyes in my art journal, can I?
Although at first I thought it’s going to be a pain in the @ss drawing and painting on brown packaging paper, now I kinda started to love it. I wrote about this journal and how I made it here. Now I had to try more wet media to see how it reacts to it. I …
While I’m seriously considering to bring back the abstract faces challenge of February, I’m enjoying my tiny Derwent sketchbook with very thin paper to draw something to remember I have to chill and relax from time to time.
It’s easy to get inspired by others. Simply pick one artist that you love and draw or paint in his style. Inspired by Juliette Crane, but with my own style! The idea is not to draw “like” X or Y, but to draw “like yourself”. This face just jumped in my journal when I wasn’t …