The advantages of keeping an Art Journal

No matter what you call them art journals, sketchbooks, visual diaries or my favourite studio journals, a designers reasons for keeping them are often very similar. In his latest article of his Core art skills series Ben Mounsey sets out to convince digital artists and designers that there is still a …

Art Journal technique: Gesso as a base

All  are textiles of one sort or another that have been glued to card using PVA. Usually bits of lace, net, machine embroidery, quilting scraps, rough samples, etc. The piece below even has cheap plastic buttons stitched to it. I often get asked how I made these. (They are photos …