Draw closer to God and creatively unlock more of the Good Book!
Your relationship with God is unique. Shouldn't your Bible reflect and celebrate that bond? In this introduction to Bible journaling, you'll discover meaningful ways to combine art, heart and scripture--from backgrounds to hand-lettered verses to beautiful full-page drawings. No expensive supplies or artistic skills are required...only a desire to honor and enhance your spiritual life.
To guide your creative worship experience, this book provides:
• Prompts to engage you with the text, then visually interpret Scripture in words and pictures • Basic techniques for working with colored pencils, watercolor pencils and watercolor paints • 21 step-by-step tutorials for drawing trees, flowers, skies, mountains, maps, water, light and other popular themes • Tons of inspirational page samples and suggested verses to illustrate • Downloadable icons and technique videos available on the author's website
Whether you're new to Bible journaling or looking for fresh ideas, this book will lead you on a rewarding spiritual journey. Success is not measured in the complexity or polish of the art, but in a deeper, more personal connection with God.
"Our lives are busy, and we leave a trail of things-we-should-remember on the ground behind us. Instead, scoop them up and journal them. Preserve the lessons vital to our growth as Christians." ~page 12
About the Author
Sandy Allnock is an artist and crafter who has been journaling in her Bible since 2015. She spent decades of her career working in graphic design for agencies and nonprofit organizations, including starting her own organization making handmade greeting cards for deployed soldiers to send home to loved ones. In 2013, Sandy became a full-time artist, producing art videos on Youtube and art classes on her own website. Sandy curently lives near Seattle, Washington with her pups, enjoying God's beauty in the Pacific Northwest. You can visit her website at www.sandyallnock.com