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August 18th, 2013

Nashville, TN Demo

Mixed media artist Jean Parker will host a free demo and workshop to illustrate the variety of Stillman & Birn art journals. Jean will explain the differences between each of the six series and demonstrate the wide range of media and techniques artists can use. Participants will have the chance to try out the journals […]

July 7th, 2013

Making It Look Ancient

Mixed media artist Jean Parker recently sent us this remarkable page from her “Soul Journal,” created in a Delta Series sketchbook. “I wanted the page to look ancient,” Jean wrote. The technique: “1. write fears with pen and then apply gesso over the words; 2. apply print of knight: trimmed with fussy cut around, […]

April 4th, 2013

A Purple Urchin

Gay Kraeger is a a watercolor journalist who has been trying out Stillman & Birn sketchbooks for a few months.  She recently sent us this drawing of a sea urchin. The integration on this page of drawing, calligraphy and text is a striking example of what art journaling is today.

Gay writes, “As a child […]

February 8th, 2013

Kent Ridge Park

Singapore designer Francis Theo sent us this drawing of a trail in Kent Park in western Singapore. The park, the site of fierce battle in World War II, is rich in exotic flora and fauna and a bird sanctuary. Francis created this drawing in one of our new Delta Series hardbound sketchbooks. Francis writes, ”most […]