Discover the techniques and courage you need to journal bravely! With Dina's help, you'll begin by working through any fears you have of using your own handwriting. You'll get journaling prompts and techniques to help you develop a handwriting style you'll love and words you'll want to write! Then, you'll move onto drawing: you'll learn not only how to train your hand, but also how to appreciate your own unique drawing ability. As you continue through the eight chapters, you will learn additional mixed-media techniques to help you overcome your fears of new materials, using photos of yourself, creating layers, working without a plan and much more.
Put your worries aside and create fearlessly!
- Eight common journaling fears dispelled
- Twenty techniques to give you art journal courage
- Dozens of colorful art journal pages to inspire your own art
Art Journal Freedom. It is true; art journaling has no rules and is a safe place for free expression of your one-of-a-kind life. But knowledge is power and knowing the rules of color and composition gives you the freedom to use and break them willfully to create the effects you want. Inside you'll find: lessons and tips about composition and color including dominance and repetition; symmetry; contrast and the power of black; and ten step-by-step technique demonstrations. Author: Dina Wakley.
Race Point Publishing Books: Color Me Happy. A guided coloring book designed for busy adults looking to reconnect with joy in their lives. Portable art-therapy for the over-worked and over-stimulated mind, Color Me Happy offers 100 coloring templates and a much needed creative time-out for grown-ups in a demanding digital age. Illustrator: Angela Porter. Author: Lacy Muchlow. Softcover; 210 pages