Art Department: Visual Journal

Photos of Samantha Faul in Italy

Samantha Faul

Art Therapy Major, Painting Minor
Studied in Italy

"Going across the world, wherever it may be, is a scary experience yes, but as soon as you get there, you know you did the right thing. Never in my life have I seen so many spectacular sights, artworks, and buildings and eaten such delicious FOOD!"

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Visual Journal

Your visual journal is a personal creative book that enables you to personalize and document your discovery, development, and educational journey. Include:

  • Sketches and rough ideas
  • Composed, finish artwork
  • Musings
  • Reminders
  • Reflections
  • Notes and questions


Your journal should reflect your personality and interests. It should tell others what you're about, what grabs your attention, and what you have independently researched and discovered on your own, both in and out of class.

Books on Visual Journals

We recommend the following books on visual journals: