Posts Tagged "art journal"

Everything you need to achieve your dreams

Everything you need to achieve your dreams

Pin ItWhen I entered 2014, it was with the intention of focusing on taking the steps I need to achieve my dreams. I have a lot of “someday I’d like to” in my life, and I decided that “someday” was no longer good enough. I’ve been studying a lot of different ideas and methods for achieving your dreams and goal setting, and combining that with my art...

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Taking the grumpy wumpus by the horns

Taking the grumpy wumpus by the horns

Are you in a grumpy mood? Feeling down? Feeling insignificant? I’ve had a rough week of that. It seems like everything I’ve planned on this week has fallen apart, and I haven’t had the strength to do much more than mope. When I’m in these moods, I tend to hide away and just be… blah. Not a great choice, but I hate subjecting others to my moods. So today, something...

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You are an artist… even if you can’t draw a straight line

You are an artist… even if you can’t draw a straight line

One of the things I hear all the time from people when I talk about my art journal journey is “well, I’m not an artist.” Time to call out that lie! Okay, so maybe you think you aren’t an artist. I get that. I bought into that lie for a long time, and even got rid of some of my art because it “wasn’t good.” I can’t draw to save my life, and if you...

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New Year, Better Me!

New Year, Better Me!

Happy New Year!! I was looking at one of the ad campaigns we’re supporting for work called New Year, New You. Now, no offense to the folks who came up with that idea, but the more I’ve thought about it, the more I don’t like that idea. For the most part, I like who I am. I don’t want to find a new me, I just want a better me. Which I think is the whole point of New...

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Deepening the Psalms through Art Journaling

Deepening the Psalms through Art Journaling

My art journal journey has been really great for me- but because I am not an “artist,” I don’t always have clever ideas about what to do. Last night’s Advent Bible reading had us read Psalm 6. Now, I’ve read the Psalms a hundred bazillion times. Okay, maybe not literally, since I don’t even know how much a hundred bazillion is. But it’s a lot. However, as...

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