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A Peek Into The Journals of Nikki's Favorite Artists

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A Peek Into The Journals of Nikki's Favorite Artists

I’m mostly self-taught as an artist. Apart from one summer workshop, I learn a lot of what I know from practice and self-study. In my quest to find helpful content, I found these professional illustrators and artists who were sharing their knowledge. Studio vlogs and video tutorials on Youtube are a good resource - not to mention very entertaining to watch! It also turns out they keep journals, and occasionally, share its contents with their community. These artists apply the same artistic eye and skilled hand to their journals as they do for their “finished” artworks. Pearfleur (@pearfleur) View this post...

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Sophie's Inspiration For Weekly Journal Spreads

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Sophie's Inspiration For Weekly Journal Spreads

In the previous Creative Journaling Inspiration post I made, I focused on regular A6 Hobonichi spreads—for this post, I’m going to focus on Hobonichi Weeks spreads. While a Hobonichi Weeks is mostly seen as a planner, other people use it as their daily creative journal. This is great for people who don’t like a lot of space to fill in their daily activities. Here are a few people that I admire greatly for their weekly spreads: @anzu.__ View this post on Instagram A post shared by あんず (@anzu.__) on Dec 24, 2019 at 1:05am PST   I’ve recently found this...

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Sophie's Kawaii Journal Inspirations

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Sophie's Kawaii Journal Inspirations

Creative journaling helps me reflect on a given day’s activities and it reminds me to be thankful of the big and small victories in life. I feel like I can freely express myself in the pages of my journal—and through my entries, I find that I discover more and more about myself everyday. My journaling style reflects the journaling styles I follow online. I love to illustrate, doodle, write, and stick bits and scraps of daily ephemera on my journal. I find myself inclined towards a cute and colorful style of journaling. For reference, I’m currently using an A6 Day-Free...

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