Art Journaling for Self-Esteem

By: Amy Maricle I want to start a revolution. A self-esteem revolution. A self-love revolution. A self-appreciation revolution.  Will you join me? I’m not talking about conceit. Not selfish, self-centered insecurity masquerading as confidence. Do you know what...

Embracing Imperfection: My Ugly Pages

By: Amy Maricle Last week I spoke with a young woman who said she had been inspired by some of my blog posts to start an art journal. She bought special supplies, put on her favorite music, and got to work. After about an hour and a half, she said that she felt...

How to Start an Art Journal

  Art journaling does not have to be expensive or complicated. It’s one of the most forgiving ways to make art because in an art journal, everything you make is safely contained within your own personal book. You may choose to never share any of your pages...