Creative Rx

June 4th, 2010

I’m intimidated by visual journals/art journals because I don’t know the techniques, and it feels so scripted and unspontaneous. Plus, I’m not an artist, so my attempts seem primitive and amateurish. Then I get irritated and embarrassed and tear pages out and throw them away. But Diana Trout gently leads you into new ways of expressing yourself in both words and pictures, and even if you don’t want to go whole-hog into art journaling, you’ll find prompts and tips that will make you look at your journal with new eyes.

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