Saturday, May 18, 2019

Art Journal Flip Through 2


Hey there! Today I'm sharing a quick flip through of one of my older art journals.

I have been keeping an art journal for years, and I love to look back through and see the spreads I've created over the years.  I hope this inspires you in your own journaling journey.


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Friday, May 17, 2019

100 Days of Watercolor Heroines



If you've been here for even a minute, you probably know that I'm a big fan of a creative challenge.  I've been painting or drawing every single day for several years now.  It brings me such joy!

Once again, I've joined in with the 100 Day Project.  This year, the title of my project is 100 Days of Watercolor Heroines.  Each day for 100 Days, I am painting a different literary or real-life heroine.
I'm about halfway through the challenge now, and I've painted everyone from Lucy Pevensie to Mother Teresa and lots of women in between.

You can follow along with my project on Instagram.


You'll notice that often I have a few paintings together in one photo.  That is because I often feel annoyed by taking a photo and sharing it on Instagram.  I'm way better at doing the actual paintings, I've never missed a day.  But the photo/sharing part bugs me. 

These little portraits will make an appearance in my shop soon.  I'd love to hear which one(s) are your favorite, and who you'd add to the list!
































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Monday, May 13, 2019

Come Follow Me Sketchnotes: "What Lack I Yet?" Matthew 19-20; Mark 10; Luke 18

Hand lettered sketchnotes for Come Follow Me New Testament lesson "What Lack I Yet?"

Matthew 19-20; Mark 10; Luke 18




This week in our Come Follow Me lesson we get to dive into a study about marriage, priorities, forgiveness and humility.  I'm excited to share a new sketchnotes page with you today! I hope these are useful to you and that they add to your study of the New Testament this year.





I'm especially smitten with the camel.  He's pretty cute if I do say so myself. ;)




Every week I share a few additional resources that go along with the lesson. Most of them are provided by the church and all of them are free and simple.  Please use what works for your family and please remember that this is meant to be SIMPLE!

A little bit each day consistently really adds up and is so much more effective than huge, elaborate lessons only every once in a while.


Additional Ideas For Children:




Additional Study Ideas for Youth/Adults:

Celestial Marriage: Conference talk by President Nelson

Then Jesus Beholding Him Loved Him: Conference talk by Elder Palmer







Videos/Podcasts:

Christ and the Rich Young Ruler video

Laborers in the Vinyard video

Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me

Ideas for using weekly Come Follow Me Sketchnotes pages:




TRACE. You can also trace these into your scriptures or journal using a light box or a sunny window.  My husband made me an awesome lightbox, but this one is a great option for you to purchase.

COLORING PAGE. Use as a coloring page for your kids to work on during family scripture time.  Write additional notes and insights on the pages as you go. You could add all the completed sketchnotes pages to a binder to keep as a reminder of the gospel topics you've discussed together.


STICKER PAPER. Print on clear sticker paper and cut apart the doodles to add to your scripture journal or into the margins of your scriptures.  (This year, I am using this free wide-margin New Testament PDF that I had printed and spiral bound at a local copy shop.  But there are many wide-margin options available.)


Printing on clear sticker paper allows you to add color to the doodles using colored pencils, but still be able to see the words beneath them.  I have tried out a few different kinds of colored pencils on this sticker paper.  Ergosoft pencils and Prismacolor pencils work really well.






I'd love your help. One way you can support my work is to SHARE IT! If you appreciate the hours I put into these free resources each week, please pin this image on Pinterest or share it on Facebook or Instagram.  It helps so much for YOU to share what you love and help others to find me.  Thank you!

I'd love to see how you're using these! Take a photo and tag me on Instragram!


Download Come Follow Me Sketchnotes
You might also like my other sketchnotes posts

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