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Art Journaling How-to Videos

Colorizing Black and White Images

Technique for making black and white images colorful in your visual art journal. Below is my finished page I'd love to see where you take this! Please Join my Free and Private FaceBook Group to post your creations.

Monthly Release™️ Retreat

Release Retreat

Release™️ is an urban day retreat experience for women that combines mindfulness instruction, directed individual reflection through journal prompts, playful art creation, facilitated group process and guided meditation. More Info…

Creativity Support Services

Visual Journal Table of Creativity

Creativity Coaching – Creativity Coaching is similar to life coaches, but I focus specifically on helping you to find, develop and/or bring to life the creativity that is wanting to be born in you. Creativity coaching differs greatly from life coaching too because creative types tend to play by a different set of rules.  Find Out More…

Creative Soulpreneur – A Creative Soulpreneur uses her unique creative talents to create meaningful work and a life that supports her soul. This is you even if it’s just a hobby or a dream. This is you even if you work for someone else right now. It’s what’s in your heart that counts.  Find Out More…

Creative Clutterbugs – Discover the power of decluttering your life as a way to open up to greater experiences. The more stuff you hold on to, the less room you have to take in the things that are wanting to come to you. And by stuff, I mean EVERYTHING… material, mental, emotional, it’s all stuff taking up room and if it doesn’t support your purpose, then you have choices.  Find Out More…

Creative Art Tutoring – Creativity Tutoring combines a unique style of coaching with creative lessons tailored to your unique expression.   Find Out More…

Visual Journaling and Expressive Art

Starting a expressive art Visual Journal is one way to bring healing into your daily life. Unresolved emotions and chronic stress are directly connected to illness and health. Using a visual journal can help you to overcome these unwanted effects.

Expressive art journaling can help you to make a deeper connection with your soul. Journals can also help you find purpose and meaning in your live.

Colorizing Black and White Images

Technique for making black and white images colorful in your visual art journal. Below is my finished [...]

Branch Out on Your Own

I'm going to do something different in this video, I'm only going to show you the first part of [...]

  • Finding Inspiration in Abstract Art

Finding Inspiration in Abstract Art

I'm very inspired by what other artists are creating and I'm always looking for new ways to express myself. [...]

What People are Saying

I love visual journaling with Karen Dawn! She teaches us the creative outlet and emotional value of putting our thoughts and feelings down on paper with texture and color, pictures or drawings. Her positive attitude and open heart, causes everyone in her presence to feel totally comfortable and included. She opened me up to the secrets of visual journaling and keeps me coming back for more!
What a fun session. Karen had all the supplies we could possibly need. There were many ways we could complete the project, which made it creative and everyone was very engaged. Karen is a delight!
Karen Dawn is passionate about helping people. Through teaching Visual Journaling, Karen helps people to lead richer lives, more in touch with themselves and their emotions. Karen is knowledgeable, organized and dedicated, it is clear, that she is excited about what she is doing. This allows her to reach out to people and establishes trust which in turn facilitates healing and centering.
Excellent. Great class. I just love it!!! I learn something new every meeting and I look forward to the next class with excited anticipation. Great group members –friendly, fun, inspiring, and talented. Leader Karen has so many creative ideas and superb at presenting imaginative and fun projects. Karen is a talented and patient teacher.
Thanks for being part of my journey, Karen. I learn so much from you. You’ve helped me get back in touch with and trust my healing intuitive side.

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