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Rise up and CREATE No borders, no boundaries: truth, journaled wherever you find it. Grab your mess kit - we're starting a Journal Revolution.
Overthrow your inner critic's tyranny of fear and rules, and discover fresh techniques and inspiration to rant, whisper, beg, stomp or sing your truths. Celebrate your rough edges with a revolutionary new approach to art journaling, as you learn to vividly express your uncensored emotions and boldly record your deepest secrets.
Each chapter pulses with honest humor, art and writing guidance, and easy ways to create vibrant, edgy art. Once you've been through basic training, you'll practice these Tactical Maneuvers with dynamic projects such as Feel The Beat: Your Life Soundtrack personalized CD covers, retro-looking Fauxlaroid pictures worth a thousand words, and framed canvas Writings on the Wall. Along the way, Sound Off exercises help you trek confidently into new territory.
Featuring a bonus gallery of art by Rosie O'Donnell and members of the Art Army, Journal Revolution will have you marching to the beat of your most creative drummer, knowing that everything in your life really is part of the journal.
In their best-selling debut Visual Chronicles, authors Linda Woods and Karen Dinino gave readers the no-fear guide to creating unique art journals. In Journal Revolution, they give readers new techniques and inspiration to rant, whisper, beg, stomp or sing their truths. Journal Revolution fearlessly drops right into the deepest parts of our noise and clutter, and shows readers the fun and liberation of journaling from their inner cities. Beginning and advanced visual journalers will learn how to cut through the daily clutter in their minds to access vivid emotions, genuinely express their wide range of moods and boldly record their deepest secrets. The authors' honest humor and enthusiastic encouragement lead readers to create vibrant, edgy, urban journaled art, with easy projects, such as: Me: UNdecorated: Expose yourself! Use paint, ink, papers and more to revel in your uncensored feelings--the 'you' your parents may not know!