Art Journaling

Spread 222 – “Always Watching”

Spread 222 - "Always Watching" April 7, 2018 Vintage and personal and handmade papers, fabric, stitching, black and white gesso, PaperArtsy paints. This spread was started in a recent class with Orly Avineri. Recently Orly and I had our annual trip up to a dear friends cabin in Lake Arrowhead and I finished this there. It [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:39+00:00April 15th, 2018|Art|4 Comments

Spread 220 – Covered Me

Spread 216 - "Covered Me"  18 March 2016 Vintage and personal papers, matte medium, PaperArtsy paints, Nova color paints, black and white gesso, Micron pens, pencil, matte varnish, image transfers with hand-stitched edges. It happens over time. Little by little life covers who we are. We loose touch with who we truly are. When will [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:39+00:00March 18th, 2017|Art|6 Comments

Spread 219 “How Brian Got His Groove Back”

  Spread 219 - "How Brian Got His Groove Back" January 15, 2017 6.5" X 8” altered book Altered book, vintage and personal papers and images, matte gel, black gesso, Nova Color paints, PaperArtsy paints. This spread is from an altered book class with Orly Avineri. I notice it takes a while to get my groove [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:39+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Art, Art Journals|7 Comments

My new website and Spread 213 – Journal Cover – Vol. 12

Spread 213 - Journal Cover - Vol. 12 Oct 2015 - March 12, 2016 Stickers, bumper stickers, calendar pages,   personal and found objects, matte gel, Nova color paints, Micron pens, metal tape. I am excited to say that I have moved my blog here to my new website, briankasstle.com. My dear friend Tom helped to [...]

Spread 212 – The Monkey On My Back

  Spread 212 - The Monkey On My Back 12 December 2015 - 20 February 2016 Vintage & personal images, matte gel, matte medium, Nova Color paints, black Micron pen, white Signo gel pen, pencil, white gesso. Sometimes spreads take some time. This was started in a class with Orly in December and I finally "finished [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00February 20th, 2016|Art Journals|8 Comments

Spread 203 – Summer Fun and Seth Apter’s New Rubber Stamps from Impression Obsession

Spread 203 - Summer Fun 12 July 2015 Vintage and personal images, matte medium, Nova Color paints, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, matte varnish, Seth Apter rubber stamps Ink Spots Set -"Triple Drip", "Spin Cycle" and "Solar Eclipse". Click on the image for a larger view. Seth Apter has partnered with Impression Obsession Rubber Stamps to [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00July 16th, 2015|Art Journals|15 Comments

Spread 202 – What I Hide

Spread 202 - What I Hide 13 July 2015 A new spread. Today you can go to Tracie Hanson's Dream Digger Blog here you can view her interview with me about art journaling. Our class with Roxanne Coble, The Creative Nomad in beautiful Palm Springs goes life to sign up July 21, 2015! Enjoy!

2016-04-22T02:41:26+00:00July 14th, 2015|Art Journals, Brian Kasstle|4 Comments

Spread 196 – Side Kick – 4

This week I am in Bemidji, Minnesota staying with Terry Garrett, and joining us are  Tom LaBadia, and John Arbuckle. We will be creating, art journaling and sharing a lot of laughs. Enjoy a Side Kick spread. Heading home soon. It has been a fantastic week of creating, sharing and so much laughter.

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00June 18th, 2015|Art Journals|2 Comments

Spread 192 – My Side Kick – Cover

Spread 192 - Side Kick - Cover  Vintage children's book, tape, paint, vintage papers. Orly Avineri gave this Side Kick to me a few years ago. She made the cover and I have always loved it. Over the years it has developed a lovely patina, with bits of pant here and there. She uses Side [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00June 13th, 2015|art journal covers|3 Comments

Spread 191 – "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"

Spread 191 - "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" June 6-7 2015 Matte varnish, Nova Color paints, matte medium, vintage and personal papers, black gesso, white gesso, Micron black pen, Sigano white gel pen. Music has always influence me. As a child I remember driving my Mom crazy playing the song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by The [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00June 12th, 2015|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 190 – Everything is Connected

Spread 190 - Everything is Connected Fall 2014 Nova Color paint, black and white gesso, vintage photographs, vintage wallpapers and papers, matte medium, matte varnish, Sigano white gel pen, black Micron pen, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Orly Avineri stencils. This spread is from an art journaling class with Orly Avineri. Everything I do is connected. [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00May 29th, 2015|Art Journals|8 Comments

Spread 189 – Caps

Spread 189 - Caps 18-19 April 2015 Vintage papers, handmade papers, personal images, wallpaper, book binding, matte medium, matte gel, Nova Color paint. I am more like you than you know. I am excited to be joining teaching with Terry Garrett, John Arbuckle a three day class in beautiful Whidbey Island at the Pacific Northwest Art School August 8-10th, [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:41+00:00May 15th, 2015|Art Journals|1 Comment