art journal

Art and letters by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Art and letters

I don't usually write messages in my art journals, but I should integrate that in ny daily practice. Adding words and messages is like speaking with a future self that will see the pages at a later date, probably with different eyes and meaning.

Blue hair and scribbled collage @ creativemag.ro

Blue hair and scribbled collage

Because this art journal has thin pages of only 80 gsm(~54lb), any collage will help build the page thickness so you can use more water if ever needed. I plan on adding more collage in this journal and play around to see different results. I prepared a stash with faces from magazines that would also go well as collaged pages in this B6 art journal.

flower @ @ creativemag.ro

20 minutes art journaling – Girl with Lotus Flower

I thought this time would be nice to try to tweak the face proportions and create something obviously exaggerated, but...

20 minutes art journaling - Collage and paint @ creativemag.ro

20 minutes art journaling – Collage and paint

I found this face in a folder where I keep all my randomly made sketches that I might later use or… not. They can turn out to be reallt interesting and fun to use, so why not give it a try? 💜

Take a moment to reconnect with yourself

Take a moment to reconnect with your inner self

Today I rediscovered a journal spread I did a while ago, but never considered as a finished page, only to realize thay it doesn't have to be finished, it only needs my attention to reflect on the page and write about it on my blog ☺️

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