Month: July 2014

Beginning the art journaling process with words, not images

Yesterday in the mail I was delighted to receive Minnesota mixed media artist Nichole Rae’s new book, Art Journal Art Journey: Collage and Storytelling for Honoring Your Creative Process, from Amazon. I heard about the book through one of the many e-mails I receive about mixed media art. My interest was sparked because I think …

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Using SlideShare to post a presentation on your blog

When you have a collection of photos to post on your blog, or a tutorial that you want to present slide-style, SlideShare is an option you’ll want to consider, especially if you want to embed (insert) this content into your WordPress blog. The types of content you can upload includes presentations, documents, and infographics (files …

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As the word turns

Despite the fact that cursive handwriting is being taught less often in schools today (see Are pens becoming relics of the past?), and despite the fact that bookstores everywhere are struggling to stay in business, it strikes me that we use words—handwritten, hand- or machine-printed, hand-painted, screen-printed, block-printed, carved, incised, tattooed, and so on—in more …

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