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I’m so excited, because I received two copies of the awesome brand new art journaling book called “Journal It! – Perspectives in Creative Journaling” in the mail the other day. One for me, and one for you! This very inspiring book by Jenny Doh is perfect for beginners or for those who are curious about art journaling. It features 19 amazing artists, some of whom I have been following for years and simply adore, and some of whom I have never heard of but am falling in love with!
One of the things that I absolutely love about this book, is that each artist explains WHY they art journal. It’s interesting to see how diverse their answers are… from using it to heighten their awareness to using it to convey their emotions, and everything in between.
As different as their reasons are for journaling, their techniques and styles are even more diverse. I could just flip through the book over and over looking at all the images. Not only is it inspiring, but it’s encouraging to see that everyone has their own unique way to art journal. There is no one right way to do it. There are even step by step directions for each of their methods. But, the directions are more like overviews, a peek inside their process. If you’re looking for detailed instructions on how to do certain techniques, you’ll have to do more research beyond this book.
But the inspiration doesn’t stop at the images. Another great aspect of this book is that each artist offers insights on how to overcome fear, find your style, and more. It’s full of juicy tidbits that any beginner could appreciate. Overall, I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves art books for inspiration, or to those looking to learn more about what art journaling is all about.
Win a Copy!
On Thursday, Nov. 9th I will be giving away a free copy of this awesome book.
All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below!
For a second entry to win, comment with a review of my Art Journaling 101 series that we’ve been going through here on the blog. What have you learned? What was your favorite lesson? Good or bad, I want to hear what you think of the free e-course.
For even more entries to win, simply let your friends know about the giveaway. Click the Like button below, send a tweet out with a link, or share my facebook post about the giveaway. Just be sure to mention me in your shares (@KristalNorton) so that it is counted towards the giveaway.
Good luck, and I’ll meet you back here on Thursday!!
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