Art Journal Peeks / 01.


It’s been a while since I’ve written here. I’ve been so busy, juggling tests, school functions and now, exams! I can barely contain my excitement for Kamers Vol Geskenke. It’s happening at the moment in Cape Town, at the Castle of Good Hope and I’m visiting it over this weekend. It’s a massive show with only handmade and crafted things. Sounds amazing, right? Anyways, I wanted to keep posting my journaling though. I’ve taken some shots of a few of the latest pages in my journal. I hope you enjoy flipping through the pictures.

Journal Peeks header

Uh, yes, my cactus obsession is real. 
I was using a few watercolour prompts as journaling prompts. 
Playing around with different fonts, pens and brushes on the left. 



This is probably my favourite page in my current journal. The quote on the left I found in Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert and I L.O.V.E it! The page on the right was inspired by a rainy day, as you’ve probably sussed out. 
I love the right page. I did it by using the straw technique. Just make your watercolours quite wet and drop it on. Then, whilst its still wet, blow it with a straw and watch the colours take over your page! 
Botanical prints and patterns are something I’ve been on the look out for and I’ve been experimenting a lot. 
I made this paper by using the straw technique too. 
As you can see, my journal is getting really full!

Have a fabulous weekend! Good luck to everyone writing exams at the moment! Keep warm, Southern Hemisphere peeps.

Miss Artsy-Crafty xxx

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Nabeela Parkar

Blogger, Digital Content Creator, Aspiring Designer, Artist, Minimalist

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