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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Visual Bible Notes Journal

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So I had been looking on Pinterest and thinking about Visual Bible notes.  I have only recently discovered that I can in fact draw much better than I thought I could, but the drawings in this journal are not that stuff.  The drawings in here are stick figures, meant for just a very quick representation of part of a story.

If you want some more ideas on visual bible notes, check out my Crafty Faith board on Pinterest.

I made the journal on my bind it all machine.  I used watercolour paper for the pages and the board from the back of watercolour pads for the covers.  The paper for the covers came from the QVC outlet store.



I made a bookmark by cutting a shipping tag on the bind it all and then cutting from the edge to the centre of each hole that made with a pair of scissors.

I made the covers wider than the pages so that I could fit in an elastic loop to keep a pen or pencil attached.  Or, if you use a narrow pen you can just about get both in.


You can check out some of the drawings I have done so far in the video above.  The reading plan I am using is on YouVersion.  You read 5 days out of every week with two days for catch up or contemplation and in a year you will cover main key chapters, reading just one chapter each day.  It's called Bible Survey and comes in 4 sections, I am on Bible Survey: Part One.

Obviously you skip a lot doing only key chapters and some of those in between stories are visually interesting so I will give myself leeway to delve into them a bit more than the skipping over them would suggest.

If you are interested in other faith based crafts you could check out the following craft, OR you could look at the links at the bottom of this post.

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