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10 Sep 2015

The Dylusions Journal By Ranger – Art Journal Reviews

It is not a secret that I love art journals and can never have enough. So in this series I am reviewing all the art journals that I have used over the years. Some are firm favourites that I buy again and again, some have their quirks and some are straight up don’t-buys. Keep reading to find out more about: The Dylusions Journal by Ranger This is the journal developed by Dyan Reaveley from Dylusions and is said to be […]

07 Sep 2015

Interview with Wyanne – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful Wyanne Thompson! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? I am a bad ass survivor of the “Big C”, who creates imaginative art to warm hearts and create smiles. What is your favourite colour palette? I don’t have a favorite….I tend to change it all the time. I’m a Pisces, after all. What is your (current) favourite art supply? Coffee…but that’s not a traditional art supply. I’d […]

31 Aug 2015

Interview (+ a giveaway!) with Kelly Hoernig – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful Kelly Hoernig! Be sure to read all the way to the end so you can enter Kelly’s awesome GIVEAWAY! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? I am a full time artist who finds creativity in art, writing, photography and living. What is your favourite colour palette? I love earth tones with a touch of green added in. Think of a woodland floor full of fall leaves, […]

27 Aug 2015

Radiant Art Journals eCourse Giveaway!

I love giving stuff away! It’s such an awesome perk of teaching art online! On 1 October Radiant II: Art Journals launches. This course will give you a mixed media buffet of lessons by 15 awesome teachers plus Effy Wild’s take on each lesson. This course is for you if: you want to learn more about art journaling you are ready to dig deeper you want to develop yourself and your art in a safe place you’re looking for a […]

24 Aug 2015

Interview with Felicia Borges – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful Felicia Borges! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? As the creator of the ART JOURNAL REBELLION, I inspire fellow artists to embrace a “There are no rules!” approach and to challenge their perceptions and the status quo. What is your favourite colour palette? As an artist that is inspired by street art, graffiti, and many forms of art from around the world, my color palette is […]

17 Aug 2015

Interview with Juna Biagioni – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful Juna Biagioni! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? I like to call myself a mixed media artist & explorer: my main focuses are mixed media, art journaling and monoprinting, and I also love to paint and draw faces. What is your favourite colour palette? It varies. I often like to use a more muted colour scheme, but for my monoprints I mostly use bright colours. What […]

10 Aug 2015

Interview with France Papillon – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful France Papillon! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? I have fun, telling my story with textures, colors and shapes. Or in more grown up words: I create mixed media art with a focus on art journaling. What is your favourite colour palette? It depends on my mood. Often I reach for blues or purple. But it always includes rust. Always! What is your (current) favourite art […]

03 Aug 2015

Interview with Tangie Baxter – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful Tangie Baxter! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? I am an art facilitator, passionate about art journaling, on a mission to help people discover their birthright, a life full of creativity. What is your favourite colour palette? I love vintage color palettes, especially turquoise and red together. (on the right is an image of one of my favorite palettes you can use!) What is your (current) […]

30 Jul 2015

Art Journaling – There Are No Rules

I often see people asking ‘how do I art journal?’ or sometimes I see people lamenting that they ‘don’t have the right supplies/skills for art journaling’. I have good news friends! With art journaling THERE ARE NO RULES! The definition of what an art journal is is such a broad one. It’s literally any type of art or mark making in something that vaguely resembles a book. OK that’s it, this post is done now…. *grins* I kid, I kid. […]

27 Jul 2015

Interview with Nolwenn Petitbois – Radiant Art Journals Teacher Interviews

Let me present to you an interview with the wonderful Nolwenn Petitbois! Tell us in one sentence what it is you do? Can it be a long sentence *wink* ? I unfold true and not-always-so-true stories via textured mixed media paintings that usually see characters emerge but not necessarily. What is your favourite colour palette? I approach color palette like my food: my favorites come and go but I have a few that always stick around one way or another. […]