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    Art & Visual Journaling

    When I found an inexpensive yet sturdy hardback for $1 USD at the discount book store, it was an incentive to alter the book and make an art journal. With the book open, these pages measure 8 x 12". To strengthen and prep the book, I glued pairs of pages together with mod podge. The background is a map with layers of gesso, golden fluid acrylics and fiber paste. Ready for journaling, collage or ephemera.

    An art journal background can be anything at all:

    • Paint with black gesso and journal in silver paint marker
    • Collage with magazine or tourist ephemera
    • Paint an acrylic or watercolor wash
    • Staple a sheet of yellow lined notebook paper
    • Glue in swatches of cardstock
    • Paint with white gesso and add lines with markers or crayons


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