Author: Lucinda Brown

Inspire Bible: Large Print Edition Review

Tyndale recently released the Inspire Bible Large Print Edition. This is the upsized version of the regular Inspire Bible (see a review here). Journaling Bibles are very popular but there aren’t very many large print ones. This is the only large print I know of that includes the line art for you to color. BINDING This Bible comes in a patterned slipcase but the Bible itself it solid tranquil blue. It has a LeatherLike hardcover Binding. The page edges are decorated with a lovely butterfly and flower design in muted colors. It also has a matching ribbon bookmark and...

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The Complete Jewish Study Bible Review

Hendrickson has added lots of notes and study material to the newly updated text of the Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) to create The Complete Jewish Study Bible. The translator states that “By clarifying the Jewish nature of both testaments this study Bible seeks to help both Jews and Christians understand better their common heritage.” BINDING This edition is the (somewhat reflective) hardcover. It measures 9 1/2″ x 6 5/8″ x 1  3/4″ and has a sewn binding. This Bible is also available in a dark blue imitation leather cover and a black genuine cowhide cover. It has two blue...

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The Bible Beautiful on Kickstarter

There’s an interesting new Bible project on Kickstarter called The Bible Beautiful. Noticing how visually oriented our culture has become the founders of Alabaster, Bryan Chung and Brian Chung (yes, they have the same name) are designing a Bible for today. Wanting people to see God as the ultimate creator and artist they are creating a Bible that integrates imagery, typography and layout design within the biblical text. They are using photographic images, the majority of which were created specifically for this project after in-depth study of the scriptures. They are starting with the four gospels, each in it’s own book.  Each gospel...

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Art Journaling Joshua 1:9 – Strong and Courageous

Today I’m showing you Joshua 1:9 in the Inspire Bible: Large Print Edition as the 3rd of my step by steps. I’d been thinking about joining a Bible art challenge.  I thought joining a challenge would be a great way to hear how God has spoken to others through their journaling, learn about various art products and techniques, and possibly find some inspiration. I’ve spent more time than usual on Rebekah R Jones’ site this week looking at videos and checking out her fantastic giveaway (ends 8/18/2016 so hurry if you want to enter). I decided I’d start with one of...

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Gelatos in Various Bibles

I’ve heard a lot of good things about Faber Castell Gelatos so I recently bought a set of metallic ones. I figured if I was curious how well they worked in different Bibles some of you would be too. I decided to start my experimentation in some of the journaling Bibles we’ve already featured and show you gelatos in various Bibles. The pack I purchased included 12 gelatos, 2 blending tools, and a brush. Just like in my various art mediums posts I’ve included the backs of the pages so you can see the amount of show through, bleed...

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