Posts Tagged: sketchbook

Make your mark: Getting friendly with the blank page

Why is it so hard to just get started? We stare at the blank page: a fresh sheet of paper, or an empty canvas, or a new page in a new sketchbook, or a white screen with a blinking cursor.

Make your mark: Getting friendly with the blank page

Why is it so hard to just get started? We stare at the blank page: a fresh sheet of paper, or an empty canvas, or a new page in a new sketchbook, or a white screen with a blinking cursor.

What is art journaling?

What’s an art journal? What should you include in it? Can you keep an art journal even if you don’t know how to draw? These are questions we’ve been hearing a lot, especially now that Bent Tuba Studio is offering

What is art journaling?

What’s an art journal? What should you include in it? Can you keep an art journal even if you don’t know how to draw? These are questions we’ve been hearing a lot, especially now that Bent Tuba Studio is offering

Free fun for you! Printable instruction sheet for bamboo-bound French fold books

Wanna try your hand at one of the books featured in our Found Poems on Found Paper workshop? Nicki has lovingly hand-drawn a printable instruction sheet for making bamboo-bound French fold books. Now you can be a bamboo-bound-book-makin’ machine… or

Free fun for you! Printable instruction sheet for bamboo-bound French fold books

Wanna try your hand at one of the books featured in our Found Poems on Found Paper workshop? Nicki has lovingly hand-drawn a printable instruction sheet for making bamboo-bound French fold books. Now you can be a bamboo-bound-book-makin’ machine… or

Sketchbook snapshot: Objects from nature

I’ve been following the adventures of the Sketchbook Challenge blog (although, I admit, I have not been producing an abundance of images for every monthly theme). I’m feeling really inspired by some of the work that folks are creating for

Sketchbook snapshot: Objects from nature

I’ve been following the adventures of the Sketchbook Challenge blog (although, I admit, I have not been producing an abundance of images for every monthly theme). I’m feeling really inspired by some of the work that folks are creating for

Art belongs to you!

You’re an artist. Yes, YOU. Art is your birthright as a human being. Since the dawn of time, or at least since the point at which humans stood upright and became marginally self-aware, people have been creating art. Why? Because

Art belongs to you!

You’re an artist. Yes, YOU. Art is your birthright as a human being. Since the dawn of time, or at least since the point at which humans stood upright and became marginally self-aware, people have been creating art. Why? Because