Art on the Road #2

We are off on a big adventure! I'll tell you all about it when we return. This is a stitched journal I made to document our travels.

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The journal measures 18" x 6" open. I stitched it down the center with linen thread, using an awl before that to make the holes. I actually stitched in a few of the pages upside down, but it doesn't matter, right? There are more pages, but this gives you the idea! So that's the journal where I'll write one page of notes per day. It's not an aggressive plan, just one page. I'm not really a big travel writer so it's a challenge. I add all of the bits to make the pages more inviting!

We'll have time on the long flights and in the hotel room each night to draw + write, so here's what the girls and I are taking to do art on the road:

Tammy

Moleskine A4 watercolor journal

Moleskine 5x8" sketch journal (with heavy off white paper)

Hand-made stitched journal (above)

Rainbow assortment of Slicci .25 gel pens

black gellyrolls, white uniball pen, pitt pen XS

mini-stapler, kid scissors, scotch tape

3 rolls washi tape

zip-lok bags to collect found stuff

Daughter (10)

Wirebound Strathmore Drawing pad {for drawing}

Bound journal from book store {for writing}

Colored & regular pencils in plastic box

Pencil sharpener

Daughter (12)

Wirebound Strathmore Drawing pad {for drawing}

Bound journal from book store {for writing}

12 Sharpie fine point markers, 3 black gellyrolls