Colour Me Positive

Colour Me Positive – Week 23


This weeks prompt was chosen by our feature artist today, Miriam Schulman and it reminds us that we have the OPPORTUNITY to rewrite our story and make it a happy ending. You’ve got a new story to write and it can be so much better than your past.

Make sure you read more about Miriam below and check out her lovely free offer to our readers.



Our extra (optional) journal prompt is:

Use some ribbon somewhere on your page.

This weeks inspiration:

This week I have linked some fabulous Youtube videos from Miriam Schulman. You are going to love these videos for inspiration and techniques! Have fun 🙂

Art Journal Black Gesso Page

Art Journal Demonstration

Art Journal Pages

Gift Wrapping Ideas



Our Feature Artist – Miriam Schulman


Tell us a little bit about yourself …

Miriam Schulman embraces her creative life with wholeheartedness in Scarsdale, New York. Schulman studied art history at Dartmouth College and abandoned a hedge fund career to work on her art full time. Her watercolor and mixed media paintings have been seen on NBC, published in art magazines and home decor books. In addition, the Hudson River Museum and Katonah Museum of Art carry her artistic accessories in their gift shops. She has been published in art magazines such as Art of Man and most recently in Art Journaling Magazine by Somerset Studio.

What is your favourite quote?

“Every day is an opportunity to make a new happy ending.”


Where can we find you?

Explore Miriams art at or learn her techniques at

A special gift from Miriam:

Miriam Schulman would like to offer the subscribers of the “Colour Me Positive” challenge 10 art journal prompts.


Week 23 Prize Draw:

For this week’s challenge prize we have another lovely collection of books donated by the gorgeous people at They are the sweetest books and full of inspiration. We will draw a random name on Friday 17th June from those who have uploaded into the Week 23 folder by that date. So you have two weeks to complete the challenge.

Entry is open to everyone who participates, no matter where in the world you are. It’s not a game of skill, you won’t be judged on your artwork. It will be a random draw. So have fun, upload your photo and you may get a lovely bonus!

Wk21_WinnerWinner of Week 21 Draw:

Now it’s time to draw a name from the photos loaded up into the Week 20 photo album. Today’s lucky winner is Susan Arkley. Congratulations Susan! Here is the page that Susan created.

Make sure you check out the photos in the Facebook albums. There is some amazing work in there. What a great place for inspiration. Make sure you leave a few comments while you are there.

Please remember:

It’s ok to skip a week and jump in wherever you can. Don’t feel pressured if life gets busy!

Don’t compare yourself to others. We’re all in different stages of our art journey. You’re an artist and you’re amazing no matter what level you’re at. Just have fun and keep going.

Please PM or email me if you have an urgent question as I’m more likely to see it. The facebook page moves so fast it’s so easy to miss comments.

Have fun, be happy and support one another!


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