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"Exciting mixed-media projects and sage advice on how we readers can find ways to artistically make it happen for us every single day. By the end of the book, you are left with a completed art journal where you have learned numerous techniques in a voice and style that is uniquely yours." – Jenny Doh, Crescendoh
"I'm in love with this book...everything about it." - Lesley Riley, host, Art & Soul Radio
"Love the book and I think you will too!" - Mark Lipinski, former Executive Editor of Quilter's Home magazine
"Definitely worth checking out if you are looking for some creative inspiration and motivation!" - Paint.Draw.Blend, the Pan Pastel blog
"You'd think this is really enough for a book - topics, inspiration, commentary, projects. But there is more to this book. There are gorgeous illustrations, aphorisms to encourage you, and a square size that makes dropping it in your tote bag and taking it anywhere possible." - QuinnCreative, Blogger
"This book is a beauty from cover to cover--that is what first struck me as I leafed through it. The art-filled pages drip with gorgeous color, interesting textures, striking imagery, and provide an appealing array of projects for various mediums. Pam is a master artist as well as an excellent teacher to boot." - Susan Tuttle Blog
"All of this great motivation and helpful instruction is in a beautiful, inspirational package that any level of artist is bound to appreciate." - TangledPatterns.com
"Pam's book makes me want to rush out and begin creating. That's always a good indication of whether or not I am inspired by a book! I highly recommend it." - Violet's Creative Juice, Blog
Pam Carriker has created art with a variety of media over more than 20 years. She has served on several design teams, and has been featured in magazines including Cloth Paper Scissors, Somerset Studios, The Stamper's Sampler, Art Journaling, and Somerset Apprentice. She currently teaches a successful online workshop series through Creative Workshops and Crescendoh Creative Lab.
There are many books that I have purchased that sit on my shelf after the first read.
The pictures are clear and vivid, you really can see every detail and the step by step instructions are well written and easy enough to understand.
As a novice/self-taught art journaler and mixed media artist, books on either subject are very important to me!
This is a great book! The artists are encouraging in their comments, the instructions are easy to follow, and the art is fun and inspiring. What's not to like?Published 1 month ago by V. Stewart
Great reference book as well as a teaching book. I learned a great deal about collage, and mixed media,and several mediums I never heard of. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Victoria
I give an art book 5 stars when I know I'll return to it again and again. This is full of fun projects and useful techniques for mixed media artists.Published 9 months ago by Hopeypooze
Love the ideas and all the wonderful art in this book. I would recommend this book for learning and Idea purposes..Published 12 months ago by Lorrie A. Jonas
The ideas in this book are so inspiring and helpful. It's as if Pam heard me wondering how can I fit art into my busy life and came up with lots of wonderful answers. Thank you!Published 12 months ago by Lynne Foerster
This is an excellent art book (and really, there can't be a "bad" art book when it comes to a simple sharing of art ideas and concepts). Read morePublished 13 months ago by R. Weber
I am just now reading this book for the second time, having gotten into working in journals. Wow. Pam is already one of my favorite artists and with this book she shows how to make... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lorraine Layne