Illustrated journaling is my new jam

HI BEAUTIES, REMEMBER TO SKETCH YOUR LUNCH BEFORE YOU EAT IT. HAVE A NICE DAY

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Walking figures statues in Vancouver, BC Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz

Most days I leave the office for my lunch hour and find some place to sit and draw something. On Monday this week I didn’t have anything in particular in mind, so I simply reflected on the moment. Where I was sitting, what I was eating, and how much I was enjoying my birthday, even though it was a Monday, and even though I hadn’t given myself the gift of a day off.

Takeout container with a crepe and a salad.

I compiled these things, and some thoughts, and some goals for my 34th year into an illustrated journal page. I’m very happy with the result. I did the sketching and linework en plein air, and added the watercolour at home.

I felt brave and documented the watercolour process on my Instagram stories. I then compiled the clips here using the Apple Clips app.

I’m kind of in love with making pages like…

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3 Comments

February 14, 2018 · 5:29 AM

3 responses to “Illustrated journaling is my new jam

  1. mmerce60

    Great collage! Congratulations

    Like

  2. journalingart

    So 😎 cool! Isn’t it the best, to journal your favorite memories and to have them to return like a diary of memories! Art journals are the best. Nice journaling. You’re good at it.

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