CraftSanity Episode 83: Art Journaling with Dawn DeVries Sokol

by jennifer


Grab a box of markers and a clean sheet of paper, and doodle away while you listen to journal artist Dawn DeVries Sokol share the story of how she got hooked on the art form.

1000-pages.jpgSokol, 39, of Tempe, Ariz., is the woman who compiled and contributed to the impressive collection of journal art recently published in the book “1,000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations.” This book is filled with inspiring pages by a couple hundred artists that left me itching to start a new art journal myself. (Keep reading to find out how you can enter to win the book.)

Tune in to learn what inspired Sokol to throw herself into art journaling and find out how you can set about the business of filling a Moleskine with your own artwork and words.

This week’s project: Download one of Sokol’s art journal prompts to get you in the mood for journaling. You can find more prompts on her website.

Check out the following book pages from “1,000 Artist Journal Pages” courtesy of the publisher, Quarry Books.



Enter to Win The Book! Do you art journal? Why or why not? What role does it play in your life? Post a comment about this podcast and get in the random drawing to win a copy of “1000 Artist Journal Pages.” The deadline is Saturday, Aug. 30. Good luck everyone!

A special thanks to CraftSanity episode 83 sponsor: Connecting Threads is a great source for quilting fabrics, patterns and supplies. Fabrics start at $5.96 per yard. Be sure to check out their free beginner patterns.

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