✨(art journal today)✨ if i could be anything tonight, i’d be the mouth of a shark nobody would steal from what is going to tear them in half. every memory will come back, flooding, when i’m angry i’m water when everyone is looking away. forgive me if i talk of history so much i’ve tasted it and now i can’t spit it out . // art journal, scrapbook, collage, poetry, artwork //
I just realized that Grandma Marilyn had her own version of a junk journal/ art journal/ smashbook, decades before they became a trend! She had little notebooks similar to this, in which she doodled and glued magazine clippings with artsy stuff.
Turning an inexpensive composition book into a fun and unique art journal ~ Easy tutorial by Ashley Hackshaw. A little time-consuming, but only uses Liquitex Matte Medium & acrylic gesso to create very sturdy pages.
Old books make for great art journals and altered art pieces. Here I share all of my best tips for choosing and prepping an old book to become a blank canvas for your own art journal. Great site for art journal ideas!