Explore your faith artistically with Bible Journaling for the Fine Artist—a guide that goes beyond doodling and lettering to teach you to make fine art prayer journals, daily devotionals, and more.
Beginning with a brief introduction to Bible journaling, this valuable guide explores various media, including colored pencils, pen and ink, brush pens, and watercolor paint, and how to use them. You will find dozens of step-by-step tutorials for drawing and painting beautiful artwork related to meaningful Bible passages, as well as plenty of ideas and techniques for applying lettering, flourishes, icons, and embellishments to your artwork for maximum impact.
There are tips for creating compelling layouts, reworking and embracing mistakes, and several step-by-step projects for you to incorporate into your own Bible or prayer journal. Two talented and dynamic artists, Melissa Fischer and Kate Peiffer, show how they integrate their own style and artistry with their faith through a variety of art journaling projects, from full-page masterpieces to smaller artwork in the margins and on the covers of their journals.
From simple doodled designs to elaborate full-page artwork, creating in the pages of your Bible is a beautiful and meaningful way to express and explore your faith. With just a few art tools of your choosing, you can turn the pages of your Bible into personal and special works of art that reflect your God-given creativity and your relationship with Him.
About the Author
Melissa Fischer is an illustration artist from Memphis, Tennessee, where she graduated with a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Memphis. She is incredibly fortunate to be able to work from her home studio while taking care of her greatest blessings, her husband Scott and two kids Ella and Elias. You can find her every day, sharing her scripture illustrations and other watercolor work through her Instagram account Fischtales, where she first fell in love with bible journaling. As an artist, Melissa feels that sharing the love of God with others, through social media and print, is the best job she could ever have.
Kate Peiffer is an engineering student at the University of Missouri with an undeniable passion for all things creative. Kate is best known for her Bible Journaling artwork, which she shares through her Instagram page called Beautiful Bible. She is also the owner of an Etsy shop, where she sells a variety of hand-painted items, including journals, vintage hymns, and Bibles.