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Illustrated Life Journal: A Daily Mindful Practice

A course by Kate Sutton , Illustrator

Illustrator. Ambleside, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2020

Document your daily life and express your feelings on paper with drawing prompts and ideas to boost your creativity

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  • 99% positive reviews (1.6K)
  • 42616 students
  • Audio: English, English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Document your daily life and express your feelings on paper with drawing prompts and ideas to boost your creativity

A course by Kate Sutton

What if you could improve your drawing skills, while taking some time to reflect on your day and unwind? Kate Sutton is a freelance illustrator who finds peace and inspiration through the daily practice of illustrated journaling. She believes it is a great way to document your life and appreciate the little things that each day brings.

Discover fun ways to fill your sketchbook through illustrated journaling. Kate shares her favorite prompts and ideas to begin the mindful practice of documenting your daily life and finding new ways to express your creative ideas.

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What will you learn in this online course?

13 lessons & 18 downloads

Materials
5 minutes, 29 seconds
Inspiration
4 minutes, 44 seconds
Drawing and Visual Language
14 minutes, 46 seconds
Daily Gratitude
12 minutes, 24 seconds
What I Ate Today
12 minutes, 9 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (1.6K)
  • 42616 students
  • 13 lessons (2h 0m)
  • 18 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Explore various drawing prompts and techniques to start an illustrated life journal.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who would like to develop a regular drawing habit and explore a creative mindful practice using their own life as inspiration.

Requirements and materials

No previous drawing experience is required to take this course, just a desire to express your thoughts and feelings through illustration.

As for materials, you will need a sketchbook, brush pens, fineliners, a pencil, and an eraser.


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42616 Students
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Kate Sutton

A course by Kate Sutton

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Illustrator

Kate Sutton is a freelance illustrator based in the UK countryside with over fifteen years of experience. She has been drawing from a young age and naturally gravitated towards studying graphic design, where she further developed her passion for illustration.

Kate has worked in a wide range of illustration projects including enamel pins and jigsaws, toys, books, fabric designs, editorial, and much more. Her clients include Lonely Planet Magazine, Roxy, Lululemon, Urban Outfitters, and Lesportsac.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    The Illustrated Life Journalling

    • What Is an Illustrated Life Journal?
    • Materials
    • Inspiration
    • Drawing and Visual Language
  • U3

    Creating Your Illustrated Journal

    • Daily Gratitude
    • What I Ate Today
    • What I Did or Saw Today
    • Seen on My Run/Walk
    • Things That Inspire Me
  • U4

    Presenting Your Illustrations

    • Digitalize and Post Processing Using Photoshop
    • How to Use Social Media and Keep Up Your Journalling Habit
  • FP

    Final project

    • Illustrated Life Journal: A Daily Mindful Practice

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Illustrated Life Journal: A Daily Mindful Practice. Illustration course by Kate Sutton Best seller

Illustrated Life Journal: A Daily Mindful Practice

A course by Kate Sutton
Illustrator. Ambleside, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (1.6K)
  • 42616 students