John Arbuckle

The Creative Gent’s Class on Whidbey Island, Washington at the Pacific Northwest Art School

Sunset on the ferry to Whidbey Island Myself, Terry, John, Irene, and Jacki Our class deep in progress. John teaching A photo of a demo John demoing a technique. Spread 204 - Hold My Hand July 2015 Nova Color acrylic paint, vintage and personal images, matte medium, white gesso, Sigano white gel pen, china marker. [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00August 21st, 2015|Workshops|13 Comments

Spread 201 – FEAR THE ART

SPREAD 201 - FEAR THE ART 6 July 2015 It is coming down to the wire for our class Journeys in Art Journaling - A Mixed Media Adventure at The Pacific Northwest Art School on beautiful Whidbey Island, Washington. John Arbuckle, Terry Garrett and I are teaching on August 8-10th 2015. Sign up today for three amazing [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00July 6th, 2015|Art Journals|7 Comments

My Creative Gent’s Collaborative Accordion Book.

My Accordion Book While I was in Bemidji, I received my accordion book Terry, John, Tom and I have been working in. Terry created one for each of us. From Terry's post about one of them "To get an idea of the scale here- the inside of the book extended is 30 inches long. The [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:40+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Art Journals|11 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 178 – My Spread for John's RR book.

  Spread 179 - Journey of Friendship 30 July 2014 Vintage and found papers, tracing paper images, personal images, matt medium, Nova color paints, Tim Holtz distress inks, matte varnish, gel pens, Sharpie china marker.   Journey of Friendship - center spread. 30 July 2013 Vintage and found papers, tracing paper images, personal images, matt [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00July 30th, 2014|Art Journals|3 Comments

Seth Apter's Buried Treasure 2014!

It is time for Seth Apter's Buried Treasure! I chose one of my favorite posts from one of my favorite events of the past year. I chose it because it involves some of my dearest friends Orly, Seth, Terry, John, Irene, and many more from my wonderful art family. Art Family  from February 16, 2014 [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:43+00:00June 11th, 2014|Art Journals|9 Comments

Spread 0164 – My Round Robin Book Spread

Spread 0164 - RR- Book Spread Terry's handmade book for me 6" X 8" - Found and personal images, fiber paste, metal tape, masking tape, black gesso, Nova color paints, Tim Holtz Distress Ink. March 26, 2014 I am participating in a round robin book exchange with Terry, John, Irene, and Jacki and Michele. Terry [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:47+00:00March 27th, 2014|Art Journals|8 Comments

Spread 161 – Miss My Tribe

Miss My Tribe 11 to 21 February 2014 Nova Color acrylic paint, vintage, found & personal images, matt medium, black gesso, Sharpie china marker, graphite pencil, Signao white gel pen. tracing paper images, paint peelings. It is still amazing to me two weeks later I am still under the effects of my artist tribe. So [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 22nd, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 159 – 23 Prompts

Spread 159 - 23 Prompts 7 February 2014 Vintage and found papers, wrapping paper, paint chips, tracing paper image, metal tape, ink, white gesso, Nova color acrylic paint, matt medium, fiber paste, personal photo, Sigano white gel pen. One afternoon during my visit with John & Terry we spend the afternoon together playing an art journaling game. We [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 19th, 2014|Art Journals|9 Comments

Spread 158 – Brotherhood

Spread 158 - Brotherhood 8 February to 10 February 2014 Vintage, found & personal papers, matt medium, Nova color acrylic paint, playing card, tracing paper image, tape, sharpie chalk pencil, pencil, Sigano white gel pen, Sigano red pen, sharpie marker, black gesso. This past week I had the vacation of a lifetime sharing time with [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:48+00:00February 12th, 2014|Art Journals|5 Comments

Spread 109 – Dandy Friends

Spread 109 - Dandy Friends 25 October 2012 Vintage and personal papers, can label, tissue paper, matt medium, acrylic paint, tracing paper image. My partner and I met some wonderful new friends recently and although it was our first meeting we chatted and laughed getting to know each other like we had been friends for [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:55+00:00October 26th, 2012|Art Journals|6 Comments

The Gentlemen's Group ATC's For September

Male Man - Front Acrylic Paint, Tim Holtz Clear Rock Candy Paint, Vintage image, Tim Holtz tabs. Brian Kasstle September 2012 Male Man - back Vintage and personal papers, postage stamps, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Liquitex Gloss Medium Varnish, Sigano White Gel pen. September 2012 I am part of a gentlemen's monthly ATC group with [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:56+00:00September 28th, 2012|Art Journals|8 Comments

Another sighting of 1001 Travel Journal #5387 – John Arbuckle

"Ysabel & Maman" by John Arbuckle The Caption above the envelope on the right reads: Ysabel lifted the fold of the curtain inside the confessional. She felt the crispness of the paper tucked inside the hem. She let out a breath. For days she had been coming to the church hoping that something would be there. Carefully [...]

2018-05-03T13:39:57+00:00August 2nd, 2012|Art Journals|3 Comments