SlowArtStudio

Original Journals & Art Made With Love On Lopez Island

905 Sales

SlowArtStudio

Original Journals & Art Made With Love On Lopez Island

905 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(354)

Announcement   Each journal in this shop is handcrafted and hand-stitched with high-quality papers, for artists and writers of all ages and experience levels. No two are alike; each is own work of art, ready to be completed by you.

During the Summer, inventory is flying out of my shop every Saturday at the local Farmer's Market. If you'd like me to hold an item for you, I'm happy to do so, just ask!

I recycle books being thrown out by 3 local libraries, plus our local recycling center and many friends (and friends of friends). I also use a lot of old, outdated atlases and maps.

I compost and recycle about 99% of my own waste, so my studio is an almost Zero-Waste enterprise.

Feel free to ask questions or request additional photos of any listing!

I strive to keep my prices affordable, but please don't hesitate to ask about quantity discounts or trades.

As I work out shipping costs for my various items, please know I will refund any overpayment for shipping as soon as possible.

Please come visit me in my studio & bindery on beautiful Lopez Island, located in the heart of the San Juan Archipelago, Washington State.
www.slowartlopez.com

Announcement
Last updated on Aug 23, 2016

Each journal in this shop is handcrafted and hand-stitched with high-quality papers, for artists and writers of all ages and experience levels. No two are alike; each is own work of art, ready to be completed by you.

During the Summer, inventory is flying out of my shop every Saturday at the local Farmer's Market. If you'd like me to hold an item for you, I'm happy to do so, just ask!

I recycle books being thrown out by 3 local libraries, plus our local recycling center and many friends (and friends of friends). I also use a lot of old, outdated atlases and maps.

I compost and recycle about 99% of my own waste, so my studio is an almost Zero-Waste enterprise.

Feel free to ask questions or request additional photos of any listing!

I strive to keep my prices affordable, but please don't hesitate to ask about quantity discounts or trades.

As I work out shipping costs for my various items, please know I will refund any overpayment for shipping as soon as possible.

Please come visit me in my studio & bindery on beautiful Lopez Island, located in the heart of the San Juan Archipelago, Washington State.
www.slowartlopez.com

brenna jael

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brenna jael

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Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
(354)
calypsodesigns

calypsodesigns on Aug 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

So gorgeous, beautiful quality and attention to detail. Thankyou for this special custom item x

Deb Mantia

Deb Mantia on Aug 23, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Plein-Air Sketchbook "Under All Is the Land", Upcycled Journal, mixed media and watercolor papers, XL Nature Journal Plein-Air Sketchbook "Under All Is the Land", Upcycled Journal, mixed media and watercolor papers, XL Nature Journal Your Review Lovely little journal. Beautifully presented with all the touches befitting a treasure. One of the very best Etsy sellers I've encountered! (Media mail-- check delivery time if needed by a certain date)

Deb Mantia

Deb Mantia on Aug 23, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Gorgeous and unusual journal. Beautifully presented with all the touches befitting a treasure. One of the very best Etsy sellers I've encountered! (Media mail-- check delivery time if needed by a certain date)

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Updates

Spring Sale!
I'm in need of a lot of supplies for the upcoming season, so I've moved a lot of Journals into the "on sale" section of my shop and temporarily lowered prices on many other items.
Check it out and happy Spring...

About

Hand-bound Sketchbooks & Journals for artists, writers, and low-tech creativity anyplace, anytime.

My shop is organically growing, and i'm most appreciative!
Since December of 2012, I have been manifesting my true happiness, which is working full-time as an artist and bookbinder.
My studio, "Slow Art Studio and Bindery", is where I now blissfully spend my days, and although it's been a financial roller-coaster, my stubborness is finally paying off!
No small thanks to my Etsy customers, especially the ones who return again and again. Thank you, from the fullness of my heart.
Making journals, especially for other artists, feels like a useful project. Also, people are very excited about the 'recycled book & map' thing, and I'm having a blast connecting artists and writers with special, portable, electricity-free places to hold and record their inspiration.
I now help 3 local libraries by 'upcycling' the antique/vintage hardcovers that they are unable to sell or give away anyplace else, saving some dump fees and more waste (Public Libraries are not rolling in money, either).
I've never been more content! My customers give me some of my best design ideas and push my skill level ever higher. I won't be doing this forever, so I'm just trying to enjoy it.
I am filled with gratitude each day that this experiment and 'life as art project' keeps working out.

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  • brenna jael

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    i live in a cozy, converted schoolbus in the center of lopez island, in the amazing san juan archipelago. i paint signs, draw cartoons, and play with permaculture and in boats.

Local

Find SlowArtStudio at the following upcoming markets!

  • Anacortes Farmer's Market

    Anacortes Farmers Market, 611 R Avenue

    Anacortes, WA

    May 7–Oct 29

    This is a great local market featuring delicious foods and beautiful handmade goods. Every Saturday all Summer long. Come find a number of your favorite Etsy artisans and sellers here. See you at the market!

  • Lopez Farmers Market

    Lopez Island Farmers Market, Village Road

    Lopez island, WA

    Aug 13–Sep 10

    Produce, art, music, food and community

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