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5 composition approaches to try on your scrapbook pages

by Debbie Hodge Wondering how to add a little something different to the next scrapbook page you make? Try building a page based upon one of these five ideas. 1. Incorporate a curved line into your composition Dina Wakley says, “Continuance is a Gestalt principle that means that our brains like to follow lines. When […]

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How to apply inspiration from Vincent van Gogh to your art journal pages.

by Dina Wakley Using Brushstrokes Inspired by van Gogh Van Gogh’s directional brushstrokes are a visual force. What you don’t realize about van Gogh’s work until you stand in front of it at a museum is that the paintings are more than just visual. They have a tangible texture that moves the eye. They have […]

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