What do you put on the first page of your art journal?

By Miriam Schulman / July 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

A commonly asked question is “what do you put on the first page of your art journal?” I actually take the stress off of myself by always starting the first page the same way.    The first page of every art journal says “art Journal by Miriam Schulman.” Kind of goofy, right? But why stress … Read more

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black gesso proceso

By Miriam Schulman / July 23, 2015 / 12 Comments

Do you have the courage to try black gesso in your art journal? Today, I’m going to give you a peek of my art journaling process. I’m going to use black gesso as the first layer and the entire time I am meditating on a mantra about commitment to my goals. you can watch the … Read more

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Strip Away Stress

By Miriam Schulman / July 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

The reason I love to “work” in my art journal is that it completely strips away my stress. Without the pressure of creating art for a commission or for a gallery, I am free to just play with my art supplies and the devil may care who likes it or not. Although journaling is personal, … Read more

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Art Journal Idea: Animal Totems

By Miriam Schulman / July 9, 2015 / 3 Comments

A lot of my art journal pages revolve around my word for the year. If you do not have a word for the year, it is not too late. I love having the word because it is a source of a plethora of ideas that get my creative juices flowing. My word for the year … Read more

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Watercolor Sketchbook: watercolors of Maurice Predergast

By Miriam Schulman / July 8, 2015 / 9 Comments

Maurice Prendergast: Boston Public Garden Watercolors  through Sept 7th, 2015 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art The exhibition of Maurice Predergast is a sentimental look at Victorian era Boston viewed through the eyes of the artist. The exhibit is situated directly beneath the Van Gogh exhibit so you can definitely see both in one day … Read more

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Art Journal Idea: Take Action

By Miriam Schulman / July 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Are you stuck for an idea for your art journal? I get stuck too… lots of times.. Usually. I will just play with making a pretty background in my journal until an idea strikes me. Here is an idea I came up with for my art journal and you are free to try it out … Read more

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the blooming art journal

By Miriam Schulman / June 26, 2015 / 0 Comments

Looking for art journal inspiration? I love making lists in my art journal This is a great art journal idea that you can use as a prompt for your art journaling. Favorite Flowers For this art journal spread, I decided to take inspiration from the all the colorful flowers in the garden and I made … Read more

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I’m Miriam Schulman, Chief Inspiration Officer.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity, learn new skills and techniques, and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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