Freedom Elly here, closing the Season of Freedom and bringing you the very last tutorial from 2018’s Creative Team. I wanted to leave you with something colourful and fun that...
Elly lives in Sydney, Australia. Her favourite part of journaling is being able to play. She loves being able to test out ideas, and styles, and mediums without pressure. This applies to the ideas she’s expressing too: getting to work through experiences and communicating opinions in a place that is fun, safe, and colourful. The downside of art journaling for her is cleaning up. Hands down the worst part. She dislikes it so much that she often just neglects this step and works around the chaos. There is paint on everything at Elly’s house. Triceratops and Stegosaurus would have to battle it out for favourite status because they are her favourite to draw.
Connecting to Culture: Creating a Paper Theatre in Your Journal
Ubuntu Elly here, adding my thoughts to the Season of Ubuntu. We have all had weeks now to wrap our minds around the concept of Ubuntu and part of my thought process has been...
Scientific illustration: Curate your own seasonal collection
Art and science combined are great passions of mine and so naturally I really enjoy Scientific Illustration.
So today I wanted to share with you the rules of scientific illustration and hopefully show you some ways that you can level up your drawing skills, and illustrate the seasons.
Word windows: adding text without affecting your images
For me, art journaling is as much about the story and the meaning as it is about the actual art work. I want to show you a way to combine words and images without having to draw on your art work.
Paper dolls: making your illustrations interactive.
For our final play date of the season we are making paper dolls. Animal, monster, human, cartoon superhero? Turn your illustrations into moving characters.
Illustrating people: Easy tricks to add to your tool kit
Drawing is one of the greatest ways to learn how to see, because when we sit and spend time looking at something in order to draw it, we must give it more than just a passing glance. Here are some arty tips on how to draw people.