Hello Wonderful, Creative You:
It’s always fun to know what art journaling supplies other artists are using, isn’t it? Working with new art journaling supplies gives me such a kick of inspiration. Does it work that way for you too? And if you are new to art journaling and creative self-care techniques, it’s so much easier to get started if someone you know gives you suggestions. (Even if we only know each other in that internet-art-buddy kinda way. I’ve made some real friends on the internet because of art – you know who you are!)
Of course, the art journaling supplies I use rotate a bit – keeping things fresh is part of what keeps me inspired, but I wanted to share some of the goodies that are consistently in heavy rotation in my art journaling work.
A List of My Favorite Art Journaling Supplies
- Moleskine Art Plus 3.5 x 5.5 pocket journal – A small journal fits in your purse so you can create in short bursts
- Moleskine accordion fold journal – This one folds out to one long page. Here’s a sample.
- Strathmore watercolor journal– This art journal has nice hefty pages.
- Golden high flow acrylic paints – Obsessed! These paints inspire loose, playful pages.
- Windsor & Newton Galeria acrylic paints- These are a good medium grade acrylic paint
- Artist’s Loft Watercolor Pan Set – So cheap and yet so fun on art journal pages!
- Windsor & Newton Watercolor Tubes – For a better quality watercolor paint
- Liquitex gesso – I use gesso in place of white paint to keep pages from sticking sometimes
Pens: All these pens are super fun for writing over paint!
- Higgins India Ink – Ink is fun to smear around on the page
- Koi water brush – great for portable art kits
- Loew Cornell brushes for acrylic paint
- Bamboo watercolor brush
Glue / Adhesive:
Stamp Cutting Materials:
Portable Art Kit Pouches
Free Art Journaling Class
If you want to start and art journal but feel overwhelmed, or you need a good dose of inspiration, check out one of my free art journaling class.
What supplies can’t you live without in your art journal? Tell us about it in the comments!
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