Simply Stunning Art Journals

Create art journals that express your creativity and inspire your inner artist. Learn how to turn your blank pages into beautifully executed designs.



Wondering how to make those inspirational art journal ideas into eye-catching designs? Learn about the tools and mediums used to make gorgeous designs. Discover how to build textured backgrounds with gesso wash, patterned paper and acrylics before adding layers of depth with stamps, inks, pastes and stencils. Add complexity to your work with original drawings, pre-made designs and perfectly placed focal points. Learn secrets for shading, highlighting and adding striking dimension that unites each image.


Art Journaling for Beginners is partnering with Bluprint (formerly known as Craftsy) to offer art journaling classes especially chosen for you. It’s a pretty awesome place where you can learn from all kinds of creative experts.