Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Art Journal Therapy


It was one boring weekend when I had an urge to make art. I thought I always wanted to start my own Art Journal but I haven’t had time. So that weekend was the perfect moment.  A lot of attempts were done over the years; but none came close to what I have in mind.


Then I suddenly thought of going through my old stuff that were buried in my “abubot” clutter box. I saw my old journals and thought of up-cycling it. So it was a perfect merge: my old writings to be transformed into my current art technique. I thought it was exciting and something therapeutic. This time, my thoughts and written sentiments dating back over 10 years ago can be transformed into art. I had to set some rules though:
  • The art should preserve the old notes I wrote in the paper
  • The art work should be unplanned and I should let my hands and deep emotions guide my paint brush
  • There should be no particular concept that would limit me so I can really show raw emotions into it
  • The art process should be a therapy or an escape from all the stress and worries I have
In order for me to be really committed about it, I am putting up a new segment in my blog I call, Art Journal Therapy. It should be a weekly Art post I am committing to my audience (If ever there is). I wanna post it every weekend at 10 AM for someone who might see and be inspired by it. If this becomes a success I will definitely recommend it to you guys, too. I think it is fun, nostalgic and it definitely heals the soul. 



So watch out for my weekly post on my Art Journal Therapy and I hope to hear it from you. Although the Art Journal Therapy may come on a later part of October, the 18th that is.

8 comments:

  1. Well this is exciting. Can't wait for the finished artwork. Might try it too :D

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    1. I highly encourage you to try it too. it is fun and therapeutic

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  2. Looking forward to seeing the works. :)

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    1. Thanks Angelo! Cant wait to share it with you guys! :-)

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  3. Aabangan ko ang pangalawang bagong segment sa blog mo na ito :)
    Kung tv program lang itong blog mo, regular audience na ako hehehe.

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    1. wow! lakas mambola. hehehe... pero salamt ng marami! :-)

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