Friday, February 01, 2019

Bible Journaling for the Fine Artist By Melissa Fischer Review

Bible Journaling for the Fine Artist
Inspiring Bible journaling techniques and projects to create beautiful faith-based fine art
Bible Journaling for the Fine Artist
Description
Explore your faith artistically with Bible Journaling for the Fine Artist—a guide that goes beyond doodling and lettering to teach you to make fine art prayer journals, daily devotionals, and more.

Beginning with a brief introduction to Bible journaling, this valuable guide explores various media, including colored pencils, pen and ink, brush pens, and watercolor paint, and how to use them. You will find dozens of step-by-step tutorials for drawing and painting beautiful artwork related to meaningful Bible passages, as well as plenty of ideas and techniques for applying lettering, flourishes, icons, and embellishments to your artwork for maximum impact.

There are tips for creating compelling layouts, reworking and embracing mistakes, and several step-by-step projects for you to incorporate into your own Bible or prayer journal. Two talented and dynamic artists show how they integrate their own style and artistry with their faith through a variety of art journaling projects, from full-page masterpieces to smaller artwork in the margins and on the covers of their journals.

The authors
Melissa Fischer is an illustration artist from Memphis, Tennessee, where she graduated with a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Memphis. She is incredibly fortunate to be able to work from her home studio while taking care of her greatest blessings, her husband Scott and two kids Ella and Elias. You can find her every day, sharing her scripture illustrations and other watercolor work through her Instagram account Fischtales, where she first fell in love with bible journaling. As an artist, Melissa feels that sharing the love of God with others, through social media and print, is the best job she could ever have.

Kate Peiffer is an engineering student at the University of Missouri with an undeniable passion for all things creative. Kate is best known for her Bible Journaling artwork, which she shares through her Instagram page called Beautiful Bible. She is also the owner of an Etsy shop, where she sells a variety of hand-painted items, including journals, vintage hymns, and Bibles.


I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-   The book is first of all filled with powerful information that will help you on your learning journey in this topic.  I also really enjoyed the faith based material and visual fine art included.  The book has a lot of more basic instructions so you can begin at any level while still being able to gain a lot of really cool tips and tricks. 

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