Posts Tagged "Perfection"

December Thanksgiving Art Journal Challenge Day 20

December Thanksgiving Art Journal Challenge Day 20

Pin ItAnd so here we are at Danica doing the obligatory art journal page. Sometimes, when you’re doing a daily whatever, there comes that moment when your heart wants to be there, but it isn’t, but you know you have to do it anyway. That’s where I’m at today. I’ve got a sick kiddo and I’m trying to keep the rest of us healthy. So my mind is not at...

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December Thanksgiving Art Journal Challenge Day 18

December Thanksgiving Art Journal Challenge Day 18

Pin ItZowie, I’m tired. It’s been a long day, and I took on a semi big project. My office has been a mess lately, so today I went ahead and started cleaning it. And by cleaning, I mean reorganizing and finding places for things. And filing. Yikes. Does anyone hate filing as much as I do? The good news is that I have all of my tax receipts organized so at least that big job...

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Overcoming Art Journaling Fear

Overcoming Art Journaling Fear

As I’ve shared my art journaling passion with others, I’m finding that a lot of folks are afraid to start art journaling because they don’t think they’re very good at art. Even though the idea intrigues them and they’d love to give it a try, they don’t want to take that step toward trying art journaling because they’re afraid they won’t be very...

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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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The healing power of art, friendship, and Truth

The healing power of art, friendship, and Truth

One of the biggest blessings in my art journaling journey has been to see how many inner wounds it has healed. I’m doing a number of different art journal projects, and one of the most daunting things has been that a lot of the challenges ask you to do some kind of self-portrait. I’m going to be honest here. I HATE pictures of myself. I’m not like some people, who completely...

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