It is often a pleasure to take some pressure off and indulge in the simple pleasure of drawing in your own journal. The glide of an artist's pen over pristine paper! There is something glorious about making your own mark. Take it further and develop the sketch. Shade - crosshatch - add colour with a wash of watercolour.
I have a growing collection of journals. Leather covered, regular spiral bound notebooks - you name it I want to draw in it. How about making your own journals from start to finish? Choose the paper and go for it. Fill it with unique drawings.
Here is a step-by-step demo on making your journal for yourself or a friend. read more