Introductory Videos<br />Visual Journalism with Pam Carriker<br />Visual Journals with Traci Bunkers<br />Visual Journals ...
Visual Journals<br />By Aimee Sirna, <br />Portsmouth City Schools<br />
What are Visual Journals?<br />A visual journal starts with the simple idea of a notebook or sketchbook, and expands the c...
Qualities<br />Can be personal, artistic, or professional.<br />Requires as much or as little time as you have – highly ad...
Gaining Popularity<br />Strathmore sells books specifically to be used as Visual Journals.<br />
Gaining Popularity<br />Psychology Today article on the benefits of Visual Journals<br />
Artists<br />Dan Eldon, Visual Journal Pioneer<br />Documentary Films about Eldon<br />Sketchbook Pages by Eldon<br />
Artists<br />Bob Fisher:  used to work at Cartoon Network but felt burned out by the long hours and constant pressure to i...
Artists<br />Teesha Moore – worked as a card and rubber stamp designer, magazine publisher, and currently organizes artist...
Artists<br />David Modlerand Eric Scott- authors of the Journal Junkies Workshop book.<br />Both work in Art Education and...
Approaches<br />Layering the pages.<br />There are no rules<br />Any variety of mixed media, cut outs, and collage can be ...
Methods<br />Stencils<br />Watercolor methods<br />Stamps<br />Pastels<br />X-acto cut outs<br />Packing tape transfers<br...
Ephemera<br />Used postage, receipts, ticket stubs- think twice before you throw it out!<br />Vintage papers, photographs,...
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Visual Journals

  1. 1. Introductory Videos<br />Visual Journalism with Pam Carriker<br />Visual Journals with Traci Bunkers<br />Visual Journals Slideshow by DJ Munson<br />
  2. 2. Visual Journals<br />By Aimee Sirna, <br />Portsmouth City Schools<br />
  3. 3. What are Visual Journals?<br />A visual journal starts with the simple idea of a notebook or sketchbook, and expands the concept by involving a mixture of writing, mixed media, found objects, and paper techniques. <br />
  4. 4. Qualities<br />Can be personal, artistic, or professional.<br />Requires as much or as little time as you have – highly adaptable. <br />Process-focused.<br />
  5. 5. Gaining Popularity<br />Strathmore sells books specifically to be used as Visual Journals.<br />
  6. 6. Gaining Popularity<br />Psychology Today article on the benefits of Visual Journals<br />
  7. 7. Artists<br />Dan Eldon, Visual Journal Pioneer<br />Documentary Films about Eldon<br />Sketchbook Pages by Eldon<br />
  8. 8. Artists<br />Bob Fisher: used to work at Cartoon Network but felt burned out by the long hours and constant pressure to innovate. Began using Visual Journals as a way to energize and invigorate his artistic senses.<br />
  9. 9. Artists<br />Teesha Moore – worked as a card and rubber stamp designer, magazine publisher, and currently organizes artist workshops.<br />Teesha Moore’s Visual Journals<br />
  10. 10. Artists<br />David Modlerand Eric Scott- authors of the Journal Junkies Workshop book.<br />Both work in Art Education and do workshops as well as teach. <br />
  11. 11. Approaches<br />Layering the pages.<br />There are no rules<br />Any variety of mixed media, cut outs, and collage can be used.<br />
  12. 12. Methods<br />Stencils<br />Watercolor methods<br />Stamps<br />Pastels<br />X-acto cut outs<br />Packing tape transfers<br />Drawings<br />Writing<br />
  13. 13. Ephemera<br />Used postage, receipts, ticket stubs- think twice before you throw it out!<br />Vintage papers, photographs, envelopes.<br />Magazines, photocopied book pages, sheet music, song lyrics.<br />Old sketchbooks and journals.<br />

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