Sketching as a visual thinking tool

Over on A list Apart, Mike Rohde has written a great article on the use of sketching as a visual thinking tool. I always say that when you design on a computer lots of interesting things happen and the design process can develop along unanticipated and exiting ways, but when you …

From Studio Journal Design to Embroidered piece

This is article I move from studio journal design to embroidered piece. This is an example of taking a design in my studio journal and stitching it. I will start with sharing a photo of the finished project. The source of the design The idea for this project started because …

Demonstration of image transfer techniques

Milliande demonstrates a range of image transfer techniques using gel medium and using Gesso in this video. The video  was produced for an ATC swap but these techniques can be applied to any of the paper arts including art journals of course. There is an element of trial and error …