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1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Chopsticks zipper bag set on: May 06, 2019 12:52:46 PM
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Journal Tassel - with tutorial on: April 15, 2019 10:52:48 AM
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Charm Bracelets on: July 29, 2018 12:09:45 PM
4  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Altered dream journal on: July 03, 2015 12:04:16 AM
5  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Two headed Crow on: June 29, 2015 03:43:58 PM
6  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / My Adventure Book Journal on: June 29, 2015 01:46:36 PM

7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / [Closed] Art journaling and altered journaling along - ongoing - 2014 - 2016 on: January 02, 2014 09:04:42 AM

Welcome to the new Ongoing Art Journaling and Altered Journal along!    

One of the things I'd like to start doing is visual art journaling.   I hope you will join in and share your pages as well!   Please DO feel free to just jump in and join us at any time.   Cheesy

All types of art journaling is welcome!   Start with a composition notebook, alter a book, make your own journal or use a premade sketch book with plain white pages.   Anything!  

Prior threads to browse for inspiration, ideas and techniques:
Ongoing Altered journal along (2008 - 2013) - there's a list of themes here that you can use to get started if you need ideas.   Smiley
2013 Art Journal along

Bookbinding techniques:
Coptic Stitch binding
How to bind your own hardback
Crafter's list of bookbinding tutorials

Some technique videos on youtube to get you started:
Altered books: gluing pages by Suzette Morrow
Altered Books-Thin Your Pages and Solid Blocks by Suzette Morrow
She has other videos on altered books that are really useful too!   Smiley
Some Principles of Art Explained
How to Make 100% recycled Art Journal from Cereal Boxes

Altered journals and books, art journals:   Ideas, Inspiration, getting started
Composition book art Journal
Art Journaling 101

Fabric / Mixed Media Art journals:
Spirit cloth
Gallery for Fabric Art journal pages swap - round 1
Gallery for Fabric Art journal pages swap - round 2

Prompts for your art journals:

Let go of Fear and Control with Art Journaling

Ephemera ideas:
For this link, this post plus the next few posts list a bunch of various ideas for places to find ephemera:

8  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Inchie Houses Template Tutorial on: July 25, 2013 12:57:48 PM
9  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Handsewn Journal on cords on: March 07, 2011 09:21:42 AM
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / August 2007 wishlist gallery!!! on: August 10, 2007 12:27:37 PM
August 2007 wishlist swap:

I received from Goldfishgirl today!!  And I started a gallery since there wasn't one yet (hope it was ok!).  Smiley

I got a scarf and a bonus bag full of wool!  I love both of them very much!  Thank you!  Smiley  I was so surprised to see the wool in there, so thank you for the extra bonus surprise too!  Cheesy   Now, it just needs to get cold soon....  Wink  

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