Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 41 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! One of the top questions I get asked regularly, is what to do about creating on the back side of a Bible page. Essentially, some art supplies can bleed to the back side of Bible pages without page prep applied first and then people can feel they are stuck with one beautiful side and one side that is basically “ruined”. I often get asked what to do in such a situation and today I’m going to show you!
Bible Art Journaling Challenge
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 40 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! I know, I often say my latest piece of Bible art journaling is my favorite. Today… yes, yes, YES!!! This is SO much fun. Bible art on the edge, here we come! We can live AND create on the edge today! 😉 Literally.
Seriously though, you’re going to want to stick around for this. I’m about to show you how to create Bible art on the edge of your pages, times 2! In my tutorial video today, I’m showing how to create on the edges of BOTH a Journaling Bible with plain edges, AND a Bible with [click to continue…]
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 39 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! I haven’t yet given a tutorial to die cut and emboss collage in your Bible. So, today is the day! 🙂 It’s okay if you don’t have the supplies I am using, I’ll share some ideas with you in my video tutorial.
I’ve die cut some fall leaves, acorns and pine cones with a beautiful card stock, then embossed them before collaging it all onto the margin of my Bible page. I know a LOT of you are into collage and I hope you’ll enjoy this fun tutorial! I REALLY love how the collage came together and really enjoyed the die cut and emboss process. Plus, the Kraft Core cardstock by Tim Holtz, looks stunning with [click to continue…]
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 38 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! I’ve got a super fun Neocolor II coloring challenge for you, with some Illustrated Faith and Lawn Fawn stamps! You might remember, I am trying to catch up with my regular weekly posts for the Bible Art Journaling Challenge. Earlier this week, I posted what should have been last week and now, I am posting what would have been on Tuesday this week. I am mostly back on track to feeling 100%, but I am pacing myself. I am hoping to have enough time to have this coming Tuesday’s challenge, back on schedule.
Many of you have told me not to bother catching up. But, I said I would do a weekly challenge and I always want to be a person of my word. I don’t want to finish the year, one week short of what I set out to start. It’s just how I roll. And no, this isn’t me spilling the beans, about if this Bible Art Journaling Challenge will be happening next year. You’ll just have to stick around to find out what fun is in the making! 😉
Neocolor II Watercolor Crayons
I have shared Neocolor II watercolor crayons with you before. Search my Neocolor II blog posts, to see those posts with video tutorials! As was pointed out to me recently, watercolor can sometimes look quite, well, watered down. When I look at artwork like that, I just want to cry out, “Where is the color!?!” Only kidding. But seriously… this need not be the situation!
Firstly, watercolor can be layered much like other paints. It just needs a different approach which I’ve come to love in all its vibrant beauty. Secondly, the quality of [click to continue…]
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 37 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! This week I splashed color EVERYWHERE with something called Brusho. I did a Brusho technique with masks which I’m excited to share with you!
In week 8 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge, I did a rather wild and invasive Bible art journaling technique in my NASB Note-Taker’s Bible. I wanted to share here what I said about my Bible then, as it really applied again with my Single Column ESV Journaling Bible…
“I really wanted to break my Bible in a bit. Do something creatively with it which would finally make it feel like I wasn’t making another person’s book beautiful. Like, it was too precious to mess up and be real with. I wanted to OWN that book for myself and feel it has finally made home with me.”
I feel like this week, I’ve done [click to continue…]
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 36 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! SOOO many of you have asked me how to participate, when you don’t want to create directly on the pages of your Bible. This week seemed a good time to show you how I art journal devotional time with God.
You can join me in whatever book you like, I just want you to find a way to join your creative pleasure, with your devotional time in the Word. If I can give you confidence in some way, that is what I’d hope for!
Firstly though, two things… [click to continue…]
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 35 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! This week I am staying On The Margin, while I invite you in to my private time of art journaling in my Bible. I spent some private time in the Word this past week, with the camera on, and my Gansai Tambi watercolors and acrylic stamps to create with. I shared a photo on my social media and in response, I’m letting you in to this personal time.
This week, my husband and I were unexpectedly blessed with [click to continue…]
Distress Ink Blending & Prismacolor Colored Pencil On The Margin – Bible Art Journaling Challenge Week 34
Hello Everyone! Welcome to week 34 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! This week I am staying On The Margin of my Bible, while we continue to talk about rest. I feel like so many people get confused about this topic. The Bible encourages us to make our life count for the Kingdom of God and yet it tells us to rest. People often wear themselves out trying to ensure they’ve made their life count for Him. God is not a slave driver. In fact, He considers it an act of obedience, to rest. Being lazy is not something we should do, nor is working ourselves to a point of worthlessness. Balance is key.
Rest is an important enough topic, that we see God resting after six days of creation and we see Jesus modeling rest to His disciples. God knows that we are at our best for Him, when we come refreshed and prepared to give 100% of ourselves to what is in front of us. We cannot give 100% if we wear ourselves out by constant doing. Let’s be in His presence today and let it refresh us, so we can be ready to give our all to the tasks before us.
I hopped over to the book of Hebrews for this challenge and had some discussion with my Ministry Champions, about what sort of supplies would be fun for illustrating my thoughts on the verse I chose. So, out came some mixed media techniques! Join me in my video and then I’ll [click to continue…]
Hey friends! Quick notice.
You may know that last week, I mentioned in my Bible Art Journaling Challenge, that I’d be continuing the theme on rest today. After some thought and prayer, I’m going to take that seriously and postpone the challenge until late Thursday, to practice what I preach with some much needed rest of my own. The video is ready to share and I’m looking forward to finishing my blog post! This week, I’ve gone all things pink!
I’m off now to go get some rest with a cup of tea, my Bible and art supplies at our local, “Crafty Teacup”. 🙂 You might just see what I’m up to over on my Instagram account @RebekahRJones.
I’d encourage you to join me in looking after yourself in some way these two days! Let’s live refreshed so we can change the world from a place of overflow! Love you all and see you Thursday!
You are loved,
Rebekah R Jones x
Hello Everyone! It is week 33 of the Bible Art Journaling Challenge! This week I finally felt it was time to share about the topic of rest. It came at a great time personally but I know many of you have requested I share about rest, which was why I chose the topic for this week…. and will stay on the topic next week! If you’re in need of refreshing, stick around.
I fell in love with watercolor through the use of watercolor pencils and when I discovered the Caran d’Ache Neocolor II watercolor crayons… well… let’s just say, I had some months of personal artistic bliss. In my restraint, I’ve tried to [click to continue…]