Art Journalling Resources | How To Layout and Organize Your Art Journal


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The fabulous British illustrator Rebecca Horwood offered a post on her blog back in 2010 about how to organise and layout your art journal which I have been determined to share with you for the longest time! 

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(I also nabbed her idea of covering my journals with brown kraft paper for continuity purposes when they’re on display). 


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As I mentioned in my Ideas for notebook uses blog post last month – i have a notebook which I divided up into sections so that I could use it easily for more topics instead of carrying 4 notebooks which won’t be filled for years.. though I never even thought to apply it to an art journal! My current journal for 2012 is getting quite full so I am quite tempted to buy some kraft a5 binders from paper chase and do it month by month.. alas, I digress… 


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Rebeccas post on ‘This Chicken’ blog is a fabulous with only a few simple steps for the effective use of your art journal for when you are working on it ^_^

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Please visit this link for the original post and to view the steps!


Rebecca also provided a post way back when (2008 i think) on ‘How to be more creative’ 


If you have been working on an Art Journal this year PLEASE add the link to a blog post below in the comments section or if you’re on flickr, add it to the Heart Handmade UK flickr group so I can see ^_^

Lots of love Claire xo

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