Hand Lettering as a Creative Expression

I love handwriting. As a young girl I was captivated with the beauty of cursive writing and spent hours practicing my letters and writing my name. I wanted the letters to look perfect— just like the teacher’s. I found some … Continue reading

Turning Scribbles into Art

So you think you can’t draw? Can you scribble? Inspired by a guest artist, Päivi Eerola, on the Documented Life Project, I scribbled (aimless drawing) all over my paper with pencil. After looking at the scribbles for a while I began to … Continue reading

Illustrative Travel Journaling

The theme for the month of June in the Documented Life Project was “Travel Journaling” and the first art challenge was illustrative art journaling. I had no trips planned in the month of June and figured I would just use … Continue reading

Painting Fabric

For the month of May the theme for Documented Life Project was Touchy Feely (Texture) and the art challenge for week 18 was Fabric. The journal prompt was “The Fabric of Your Life”. Jan: I used a scrap of leftover fabric from … Continue reading