i've been most inspired by her encouragement to do only ten (10) minutes a day!
that sounds like something (1) doable; yet (2) super-inspiring.
Here's what she says:
so, i'm going to take her up on the challenge!"It's super low stress. I don't do a finished art journal page every day. That would be way too hard for me. Instead I add a little something every day. For me, the point is to open that art journal every single day and do something creative in it -- even if it's just for 10 minutes."
Read more: http://balzerdesigns.typepad.com/balzer_designs/2010/12/art-journal-every-day.html#ixzz1HlgAeLFg
starting with collecting my art journaling materials into a little box that i can keep near my work table (our dining table becomes my work table whenever it's free, especially late at night. :))
To begin art journaling, i'm going to read a further article by Balzer on the BASICS of Art Journaling here:
Welcome to Art Journaling Week!
She also encourages sharing the art journal with others through a blog or through a flickr account. That's the reason for this blog.
Balzer's final words of advice, and the part that finally convinced me:
"Finally, this is not about creating a finished product. This is about taking time to nuture your creative self every single day."
Read more: http://balzerdesigns.typepad.com/balzer_designs/2010/12/art-journal-every-day.html#ixzz1HllmYgg4
Let's hope i can get on it!
Watch for my next Art Journal Every Day post here!