What is an Art Journal?

An art journal is a book where you put together art, imagery and words to express yourself. You can use many different types of art materials to compose your pages. An art journal can be a place for personal reflection or where you can write how you feel. It helps you get in touch with your emotions, deep feelings and intentions. It can also be a place to just experiment and have fun with new art supplies. It is whatever you want it to be.

I use my art journal often. I wouldn’t say I use it every single day, but I definitely pull it out when I have a bit of anxiety or stress. I also pull it out when I have a goal, or I want to set an intention. I write down all of my intentions and goals. When I see my intentions start to manifest, I pull out my journal again. It can be a great tool for reflection.

My clients will benefit greatly from using an art journal. It is a wonderful way to get aligned with what you want from this life. Some of us struggle with remaining on the right path and an art journal can be the key to staying focused.

Explore the possibilities and buy an art journal and a few new art supplies. And for more guidance, stay tuned to my page.

Thanks for being here,

Margaret

Published by myartsycoach

Margaret is a working artist who has been passionate about art ever since she was a small child. She has taught kindergarten through 8th grade art, full time in private schools for the past 13 years. In 2019 she started sharing videos and teaching online art journaling workshops. She founded, My Artsy Coach, helping people use creativity as an outlet during the pandemic and beyond. Margaret received her BA in Fine Arts from the University of Houston, and her master’s in teaching, with a specialization in Teaching and Learning in a Global Society from National University. Margaret’s focus now is teaching people how to connect creativity, art journaling, and gratitude by developing workshops that teach people how to start a “Creative Gratitude Practice”. Margaret lives in Houston, Texas with her family and feels very fortunate that she gets to share her passion for art and gratitude with the world.

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