When I started my blog, JanasJournal.com in 2006, it was an illustrated daily journal where I shared my world and my creative journeys through many different media. Now I’ve returned to my journaling roots and I’ve found inspiration from a surprising source: the daily Wordle puzzle, which I solve and then illustrate each day.
While my journeys may have become more interior thanks to the pandemic, illustrating where my imagination and dreams take me keeps me entertained. But I’m also including sketches from places I go in real life, like Point Isabel above, a huge park along the SF Bay where dogs can run free, roll in the grass, splash in mud puddles and rinse off in the bay.
I’m using a page-a-day Hobonichi “Cousin” journal with weird, very thin, lightly-gridded paper along with fountain pens, drawing pens, watercolors and Tombow markers.
I will share more about the materials as I get the backlog of 3 months of journaling, dreams, Wordles and pictures posted.
5 replies on “Wordles and Pictures: Back to Journaling”
I absolutely love this idea, I too Wordle every day and record in my weeks how I did and the word
Thanks Dawn! Today’s Wordle was really hard!
These journal pages are rich with emotional vibrancy. Just love them. Hope u keep sharing.
Thanks! I’ve got 4 months of them waiting to photograph and postI I’m hoping to get started tomorrow. I’ve got to get caught up!
Thanks For Share Information.