An annual April experiment in creating a Fake Journal~ FAKE: pretend, simulate; counterfeit; to alter.manipulate.
or treat as to impart a false character or appearance.

A fun exercise in pretending to be someone else, maybe in an alternate universe!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

IFJM 2017~ Details Matter Every Day

If you've ever wished that you could
get into the habit of drawing every day,
creating a Fake Journal might be for you!
Every year Roz Stendahl has been inviting
us...challenging us to join her in 
creating a fake journal. Her official International
Fake Journal Month blog explains the 
project, and gives helpful suggestions
 for how to proceed.  

You don't have to write a story.
Thank goodness. That's not my strong point!
There's also a private Facebook page, where
you can choose to share your images.
You can create a blog for your Fake journal,
or share it on your existing blog, or you can even
choose not to post your work online at all.
It's up to you.

Come up with an idea of a 'character' that
you could 'pretend' to be, just during the time
that you're drawing (or painting or collaging)
in your Fake Journal. Keep it simple in concept
so you won't be overwhelmed. Make it doable
so you can get your page done each day in
less than an hour.  Last year, I was a 
person who collects toys, and I drew a 
different toy each day. That's it!

It's a fun project. And it really helps get 
you in the habit of drawing each day.

Notice. Record. Draw. Paint. Listen.
Write it down. Observe. Create.
Have fun!
IFJM starts in April. Just 30 days.
You could do this...