Frilly Fossils

50 day art journal challenge


write down some of your life mantras such as, “choose love.  follow your heart.  live in the moment.”  write them over and over again on your journal page, but use different lettering styles each time.

my day #15:

it took me a moment to figure out what to do on my #15 entry.  for the longest time i couldn’t even remember the last time i traveled!  i finally decided that my last journey was on my last birthday.  my family and i traveled up to houston to visit my dearest benjamin.  we had a really great time, and i hope to make the journey again soon!


prompt list:

#1 – take a minute to connect with your feelings.  close your eyes and imagine what your feelings would look like, and then draw or paint them.

#2 – grab your favorite novel and randomly open it to any page.  read the first paragraph on that page and illustrate it.

#3 – remember in high school when you’d doodle on your notes?  just doodle until you fill an entire page.

#4 – look outside and let the weather and your surroundings inspire your next art journal page.

#5 – pick an object in your house.  while looking only at the object, put your pen or pencil

#6 – find a beautiful picture in a magazine, cut it out, and make that the center of your art journal page.

#7 – fill a blank page with shapes.  paint or color them in.

#8 – imagine your inner critic as a monster.  draw or paint him/her.

#9 – pick a quote and design an art journal page around it.

#10 – write down five of your core beliefs.  pick one and illustrate it.

#11 – journal about things that you love.

#12 – what’s your favorite fairy tale?  draw or paint your favorite scene.

#13 – think about someone who inspires you.  what characteristics of that person make him/her so inspirational?  use those characteristics to inspire your journal page.

#14 – live in the moment.  journal about whatever is on your mind.

#15 – construct a journal page around the last time you traveled.



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