If you’re a bit intimidated by drawing things in your art journal thinking you have no drawing skills, you can still draw something simple and make your art journal pages interesting. To help you with that, I’ve prepared a list of easy things to draw in your art journal that you can do right away. They are super easy, cute and whimsical and they’ll take you just a few minutes.
I want to share some easy acrylic paint ideas that you can use in your art journal. Experimenting is the key when it comes to art journaling. The more you try out things and ideas, the more you’ll learn and become more confident in using different art supplies and media. So, I hope you’ll be inspired by these ideas.
Wondering what to buy for your creative artsy friends? Especially those creative friends who love art journaling? I’ve made a list of gift ideas for art journaling lovers. I promise they’ll love these gifts because every artist out there, whether they’re professionals or amateur crafters, are super addicted to art supplies.
Don’t you hate when you’re feeling so creative and enjoy making your art journal pages and then suddenly something smears and smudges your page. The background music stops. The happy bubble bursts. And you just sit there thinking in disappointment: no, no, no, no, NO! So, what can you do to stop your art journal pages from smearing? Try waterproof art supplies. There are many to choose from, and I’m going to list some that I’ve tried over the years and that have served me really well.
Have you been thinking of buying gesso to use in your art journals? You’ve heard other artists talk about this gesso but you still aren’t quite sure why and how to use it and whether you even care about having it. So, my purpose today is to answer 15 practical questions about gesso and art journaling before you buy it.