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Feb092014

Some things you don’t need for art journaling

{a gem from the archives, originally posted april 2011}

Some things you don’t need for art journaling.
{100% guaranteed}

Templates, credit hours, rule books, gallery openings, publisher approval, deadlines, traffic lights, degree coursework, kits, password, violin, erasable pen, certification, encyclopedia, radar detector, noise-cancelling headphones, remote flash, a plan, wide angle lens, cheat codes, documentation, volcano insurance, hall pass, parachute, depreciation, first class tickets, seminars, networking, telescope, badge, GAAP, FASB, skeleton keys, the Cliff's Notes to The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a golden ticket, a daisy yellow e-zine, offshore manufacturing facilities, FASTPASS, dental floss, blue-tooth connectivity, licensing, spell-check, automatic ice maker, search functionality, transistor radio, archives, an ISBN number, library card, GPS, valid passport, smart phone, #2 pencil, yacht, themed christmas stickers, a train ticket, an art degree or Six ∑ certification.

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Reader Comments (18)

Now what's wrong with Christmas stickers? ;) hehehe Great post!
Much Love!
Paula aka JournalArtista

04.27.2011 | Unregistered CommenterPaula Phillips

Hi Tammy,
This is Anne in Australia and I received your postcard in the mail today. Thank you for being a part of the postcard swap, and for the time you spent to make a lovely and vibrant postcard for me. :)

Your blog certainly looks very colourful and I'll have a bit more of a look around soon.

Thanks once again,
Anne

04.28.2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnne

Are you sure? I'm sure I need some kind of permission slip!

I've been a bit ill, and didn't do anything creative for a long time, but I did a No Frills Prompt recently. It called to me :-) I must upload it soon.

And Daisy Yellow e-zine? Have I missed something?

04.28.2011 | Unregistered CommenterSam

thank GOODNESS we don't need a 6 Sigma (I don't know where to get that character on my keyboard, lol!) certification to do art journaling; I'd be sunk!! ...I keep having to remind myself about no need for a plan or an art degree, and sometimes I still feel the need for "someone's" approval--- so this is a good reminder!! thanks!! (I do think the train ticket would be nice to use on a page, though! :D )

04.28.2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer

Love your list! Thank goodness I don't need a rule book, plan, or art degree, or I'd be sunk!

04.28.2011 | Unregistered CommenterAndria

Wonderful post... :]
Great list!
I think I would have "stickers" on the "want" list.

04.29.2011 | Unregistered CommenterApril Cole

Well, some of those things could be used as collage fodder but they certainly aren't needed!
Great post!
Sophie

04.29.2011 | Unregistered CommenterMissKoolAid

A great reminder. Often times the simplest supplies bring the most satisfaction.
Thank you for the reminder.

02.9.2014 | Unregistered CommenterRita Ackerman

I'm a bit worried that I have some of those things . . . including a permission slip signed by me! I think all that's needed are paper (any), a pen (any) and perhaps kids coloured pencils or felt pens.

I have always had a problem with rules. :)

Volcano insurance??!! Love it! LOL

02.9.2014 | Unregistered CommenterStacy

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