Better With Art

Creative self-care art-making isn’t magic but it can feel like it… Make easy watercolor fish with me

Welcome to Better With Art! I’m Melinda and I’m here to encourage you to reclaim your creativity and practice creative self-care with weekly small-art prompts that can be done in an art journal or on paper if you don’t have one. Link below for my favorite if you’re looking for one. It works well with the dry, wet, and layered applications I use it for.

I got the watercolors back out this week for some Andrea Nelson-inspired fun.                 

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As mentioned in this video, watercolor blob videos from The 52-Week Art Journal Journey as well as Better With Art:

Week 40: Beautiful Blobby Pumpkins
Week 41: Unwind with Watercolors (the one with the Nora & spiders)
Week 46: Autumn Watercolor Woods
Week 49: Watercolor Ornaments
Get Creative with Watercolor Blobs

More toilet-paper-tube-art fun…
#My100CollagePapers: Gel Plate FUN with Toilet Paper Tubes & Image Transfers

Click here for my top value-for-the-money recommendation if you’d like an art journal to get started with my simple form of art journaling. I use it in my prompt videos, and for the art journaling groups at the library where I work. I LOVE the paper. If searching for something different remember the paper needs to be heavyweight and preferably hot-press because although I love the texture of cold-press it’s really hard on markers and pens. This one is 140lb/300gsm.

Other materials:
Crayola watercolors

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