A Peek Inside My Art Journaling Bible

One of my favorite drawings in my art journaling Bible.
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A couple of years ago, I came across this trendy art happening on Instagram. People were creating gorgeous art IN their Bibles.

More than just notes and doodles, these images sometimes covered the entire page. They used watercolor paints, markers, pens, stamps, all kinds of mediums.

The images they created corresponded with a specific verse on that page of their Bible. You could tell that a lot of thought, time, and love went into each piece.

This trend was called Bible art journaling and I couldn’t wait to get started.

I immediately ordered a journaling Bible from Amazon and began filling it with colorful pictures of inspiring verses.

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While I adore crafting, I don’t really consider myself artistic. I have VERY limited drawing skills and even less calligraphy/lettering skills.

However, I do love God and reading His Word and that’s really the only thing that matters.

Many people that I’ve talked to about this hobby say that it’s not for them because they’re ‘not good’ at drawing. So, I have decided to give my readers a peek inside my Bible for proof that you don’t have to be an artist to enjoy this hobby.

Peek Into My Journaling Bible

The only tools I use are colored pencils and a black pen. Many of the drawings are my renditions of images that I found on Instagram and Pinterest.

When my art journaling Bible first came in, I set to work on the creation story in Genesis. It seemed like a good place to start and pretty soon I was carried away.

I didn’t do the rest of the drawings in any particular order. I drew them when I was feeling inspired by a particular verse or image online.

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As you can tell, I’m no Picasso, but over time, I could see a definite improvement in my creations. Even with the flaws, mistakes, and imperfections, I still love my art journaling Bible.

Illustrating my faith has turned into one of my favorite things. I even included it on my Deployment Bucket List! It’s so calming and really gives me the chance to reflect on the verse that I’m working on.

If you haven’t started creating art in your Bible because you think that you can’t draw good enough or you don’t like your handwriting then you are REALLY missing out.

I used those same excuses for far too long. I’m so glad that I finally started this Bible journaling experience.

So, get a blank new Bible and some colored pencils and get to work. If I can do it, I promise that anyone can!

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