Part of the beauty of art journaling is that its an art form that is interactive – the journal doesn’t come alive until you open the book and turn each page. Including dynamic elements like windows and pop-ups calls you back to the playful books of your childhood, but with an adult sensibility.
By using dynamic elements, you’ll be inviting your viewer to become a vital part of the art piece. Imagine turning the page to find an open pocket with a letter inside, or a door with a picture underneath. Even if the only viewer is only you, using these techniques invites your art to come alive.
Here’s some elements you might think about incorporating:
- Folded pages
- Sewn pages
- Pop outs
With 21 Secrets, Connie and Hali over at Dirty Footprints Studio gather together some of the most inspiring and talented art journaling teachers who offer you the best of their skills. I really value a group class like this because you get a lot of bang for your buck, and I believe in feeding your inner artist lots of inspiration.
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