reap what you sow    

ART  JOURNALING  ECOURSE

Registration for my Art Journaling class will be re-opening in October with a beautiful new space on my website dedicated to all the lessons.

 

I’m also working on a forum for members to share their work, favourite supplies, inspiration and chat to like-minded folk about the beautiful practice of Art Journaling.

Cultivate your craft. Water it daily, pour some tender loving care into it, and watch it grow. Remember that a plant doesn’t sprout immediately. Be patient, and know that in life you will reap what you sow.

Grow your Art Journaling Practice at your own pace. 

You will receive lifetime access to this self-paced Art Journaling class

I will introduce you to the practice of art journaling and guide you through

the making and creating of a handbound sketchbook.

 

 

Among lots of other inspiring things you will:

 

  • Create layered pages with paper and fabric and mixed media

  • Collage with recycled and vintage papers and ephemera

  • Use cut-out words, imagery and journaling techniques

  • Create a beautiful cover for your finished journal

  • Hide secrets and add mystery with flaps, pockets etc

  • Bind your books by learning simple bookbinding stitching

  • Add beautiful finishing touches and embellishments

  • Learn mark making, collage and embellishment techniques

  • Uncover techniques in how to use foraged and recycled materials

  • Discover how to gather inspiration and ideas for journaling prompts

 

 

What you can expect…


 

Learn how to hand make a paper journal,

learn stamping techniques,

collage and embellishment

with foraged and recycled materials.


 

During these classes I will be demonstrating simple book-binding techniques,  how to make your own stamps, printing techniques, paper crafting ideas,  how to gather inspiration and ideas for journaling prompts, and making it a part of your life.

What to do with those collected feathers,

bark, mosses, and flowers found on naure walks.

 

 

Among other things we will be:

 

Exploring painting, printmaking, markmaking, lettering, collage and mixed media.

 

And then bring it all together by

 

  • Creating layered pages with beautiful handmade papers

  • Use and honour left-over materials from packaging and household waste

  • Explore lettering with cut out words, quotes, and affirmations

  • Create beautiful covers for our handbound sketchbooks

  • Hide secrets and add mystery with flaps, pockets, etc.

  • Bind our books with simple stitching... or no stitching at all!

  • Add beautiful finishing touches and embellishments with foraged and found nature

  • Be inspired to embellish your papers with stitching, found objects, paint, and so much more

This course will enable you to gain confidence in a variety of artistic practices and be inspired to go on to create more journals for yourself and for beautiful thoughtful handmade gifts.

£95.00

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3 installments of £35.00

4 pay what you can places available

email me for more details

*Self-Paced Class with Lifetime Access*

Videos | Downloads | Written Content

“in order to bloom, you must first grow"

Join me and like-minded folk on a journey of exploration, learning and discovery

Class Overview

Module One – Getting Started with Art Journaling 

 

Lesson One - Setting Up Your Space & Gathering Your Materials

 

Lesson Two – Making a Journal – Basic Bookbinding

 

Lesson Three – Creating Decorative Papers

 

 

Module Two - Exploring Media 

 

Lesson Four – exploring {painting}

 

Lesson Five – exploring {printmaking}

 

Lesson Six – exploring {mark making/drawing}

 

Lesson Seven – exploring {lettering}

 

Lesson Eight – exploring {collage}

 

Lesson Nine – exploring {mixed media}

 

 

Module Three – Bringing it all together

Lesson Ten – Creating a mixed media spread

 

Lesson Eleven – Finding your style

 

Lesson Twelve – Continuing your Art Journaling Practice

 

 

 

 

 

THE CLASS INCLUDES:

  • Video tutorials from my studio 

  • Step by step instructions to make your own journals, creating unique collage papers

  • 6 Lessons exploring a variety of art mediums and techniques

  • Inspiration and tuition in creating a mixed-media spread, finding your own style, and continuing your journaling practice. 

  • Journaling prompts, creative tips & starting points to overcome the fear of the blank page, where to find inspiration for making art and journaling, and getting creative with your own beautifully imperfect handwriting!

  • PLUS PLENTY of extra resources, downloadable PDFs etc. to inspire you even more!

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