It is so important to me to have my art supplies when I travel.  The down time in the air plane, car, etc. is some of my most productive time.  My art journal joins me in the hotel, pool side and just about everywhere.  It is how I relax.  Compacting my tools has become a necessity.  Today I am sharing the supplies that accompany me…….

First, is the art journal itself.  It needs to be compact and in the size that works for me.  Here are my two latest journals:


Paint brushes, pens, pencils and more:


The paints:


Other necessities:


Here is how I keep it all together….


Make sure to visit my Shop for more supplies you can take along with you in your travels.

A beautiful life is about spending your time passionately, being happy with who you are inside, and not worrying about everyone’s petty judgments.  If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for everyone’s approval.  You don’t need anyone’s approval to be happy or to follow your heart.”