Tag Archives: Visual Journal

Let it snow

Snow and more snow! This seems the worst since 2008 when I had chains on my car for a week in order to get to work at the hospital. Another benefit of retirement: I don’t agonize over getting to work … Continue reading

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A First – finished

As I wrote  a few days ago, I’ve been working on a first visual journal page. I involved layers of color and stencils made with texture paste.  I finished it a couple days ago. It’s inspired by the project of … Continue reading

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A first

Another artist made a post with a link to Eric Scott, who has a website and other outlets about his visual journaling.  For some reason, his recent posts made me interested in doing this. His blog is part of the … Continue reading

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Visual Journaling 10×10

Yesterday (Sat, 20 May) I attended the second of the Seattle 10×10 Workshops.  This was Visual Journaling taught by Michele Cooper. I met her through Urban Sketchers.  I have long admired her sketching and the way she develops a montage … Continue reading

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First lesson

At the last minute, I signed up for Danny Gregory’s Sketchbook Skool.  I worked through the first week’s video lessons yesterday.  This small sketch was inspired by Danny’s sharing of one of his early sketchbook journals.  The presentations were very … Continue reading

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Do you have an Advance Directive?

[soapbox]    Tomorrow, Tuesday 16 April, is National Healthcare Decisions Day (in the USA).  I feel so strongly about this subject I was inspired to create a journal page: I’m retired now, but for 25 years I was a medical Social … Continue reading

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Ruler Idea

This is an creative way to do a ruler for drawing lines for writing in a visual  journal.  Gay Kraeger uses a piece of dry wall tape that fits in her sketch book. It has an even plastic mesh and … Continue reading

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New Sketchbooks & an idea

My special order came in at Aaron Brothers.  They carry the Strathmore watercolor Visual Journals in larger sizes.  I wanted the tiny 3.5×5 inch size, which they special ordered as it was in their catalog.  I picked them up today.  … Continue reading

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