Creative souls want and need a special place for recording and decoding their interior worlda place to download all their creative ideas, a place to remember the events of the day, or a place to doodle, to draw, and to dream. This book is for all these peopleit's an engaging and intimate glimpse into the personal pages of a wide variety of select artists and journal keepers whose works not only provide visual delight and inspiration but evidence the intensity and devotion that such personal journals invite.
Lynne Perrella is a mixed-media artist, author, graphic designer, and illustrator. Her interests include collage, assemblage, one-of-a-kind books, and art journals. Her work has been published in numerous books and magazine articles, including Collage for the Soul: Expressing Hopes and Dreams Through Art (Rockport Publishers, 2003). She is on the editorial advisory boards of Somerset Studio and Legacy magazines. She conducts creativity workshops at various venues and exhibits collage in galleries throughout the Berkshire Mountains. Lynne owns and operates Acey Deucy Rubber Stamps. Her catalog of designs features her original illustrations and collage compositions, which are available as quality rubber stamps. She lives with her husband, John, in Columbia County, New York.