Art Journaling Kore Sage

Hidden words in art journaling

Keeping written secrets and hiding words in your art journal

There are lots of reasons why we keep art journals but for some of us, at least some of the time it’s a place to express our feelings. Sometimes we can do this with colour, images, patterns, quotes or lyrics. Sometimes we need to write, sometimes a lot! Sometimes we write but we want to obscure that writing in some way. This blog looks at ways of using hidden words in art journaling.

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Powertex Canvas by Fiona Potter

Creative Secrets with Fiona Potter

Creative Secrets with Fiona Potter Fiona Potter is a Powertex artist, design team member and tutor but you may know her from her time working as a jewellery designer and demonstrator on Jewellery Maker television. You can find some examples of her work on Facebook, and at her blog as well Read more…

Rusty Fabric with Rusty Powder

Mixed media rust with Powertex

Mixed media rust and Powertex Mixed media artists love rust effects for their organic textures and colours that look great whether applied to details or whole projects. There are lots of products available for creating rust effects, applying actual rust or even for using rusted objects to dye papers and Read more…

Art Journaling Kore Sage

Five minute journaling

Five minute art journaling

I love to have a regular journaling practice. It’s time to myself, dedicated time for art and a place to express myself freely. I can choose my materials, style, colour palette and words to suit my mood or situation. I wrote this blog about starting an art journal but five minute journaling is part of how I make this happen for me! (more…)

Powertex fairy houses Kore Sage

Powertex Fairy Houses

Powertex fairy houses Powertex fairy houses are a fun way to get started with this versatile product. A jam jar (or similar) and some old cotton and natural fabric scraps can be turned into a fantastic little fairy house. The screw lid means the “roof” can be removed for adding Read more…

Art Journaling

How to start art journaling

Art journaling my way My art journal is where I leave my thoughts, my worries and fears. It’s also somewhere I can test new ideas and experiment with colour and drawing. I work through tough days and celebrate my achievements. The act of sitting down to journal creates a safe Read more…