Changing My Approach to Art Journaling

For the past two years I have had the same approach to art journaling: participate in as many challenges and create as much as possible. That’s worked well for me and I have developed a lot in my style and my ability to create quickly. But towards the second half of 2018, art journaling started …

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Totems: Using Images and Symbols in Your Art

I’ve always loved cats. Any kind of cat really. House cats, leopards, cheetahs, lions. Which is why it’s not surprise that my spirit animal is an Egyptian cat. What is a spirit animal, you ask? In Native American and other shaman traditions, it is thought of as a spirit in the form of an animal …

Italy Art Journal

Art. Pizza. Architecture. Scooters. Markets. Gelato. Beaches. Blue. Those are the words that sum up my trip to Italy this year. My partner and I explored Naples, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Salerno, Paestum, Pompeii, Matera, Bari, and Palermo. It was a trip I had been planning in my head since I was a little girl. …

52 Self Portraits

At the start of January I embarked on another journey of self-discovery, using Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd's self portrait class. It's a series of prompts to take one photo a week and represented your self. Unfortunately the class is no longer available to purchase. Like all of Vanessa's classes, it's developed its own meaning and become so …