Incorporating the practice of art journaling into my life as an artist has allowed me grow in new and unexpected ways!
What if you found renewed inspiration and freedom in the intimacy of your journal?
What if you deepened your voice to create art that is completely unique to you?
What if you took the leap from page to canvas?
If you are an artist who wants to explore the magic of working in a journal and create a practice that allows you to make more art, more often, and most importantly, art that is more YOU...
If you are an art-journal lover with a burning desire to take your art to the next step, while keeping the freedom and joy you find in your journal...
If you love both art journaling and painting, and would like to find your own flow between the two practices...
... THEN YOU WILL LOVE THIS JOURNEY!
I’m sharing my personal practice as an artist so that it inspires you to build your own with more confidence, with your own favorite techniques and style! Because this is all about growing YOUR wings and making YOUR art.
You will be with me in my studio as I share everything that's going on while I create, including:
how to get (and stay!) in the flow
challenging yourself in a way that feels good and fun!
getting stuck and how to turn it into new opportunities
how to bring your piece to completion
Plus a ton of fun activities and techniques for art journaling and painting, including:
setting up your space + mini set-up for small spaces & traveling
creating unique collage papers
how to start a page & what to journal about
embracing your own perfectly imperfect handwriting!
working with collage, paint, inks and more
creating a translucent portrait with book pages, gesso and inks
creating a large painting from inspiration found in your journal
composition tips and techniques
observing and learning from your own art!
The class is organized in 3 parts and is completely self-paced: there is no time-frame to complete any of the lessons and it's all about tuning in to your own rhythm. You have lifetime access.
If you are new to art journaling, my advice is to really take the time to build your practice and create several pages in your journal, before diving into Part 3.
Part 1 - Creative starting points
Invite your muse to play! This part of the class is a well of inspiration with lots of tutorials to give you a solid foundation for art journaling or refresh your existing practice. Let's get playful and messy!
Part 2 - The magic of the page
This second part of the class is all about creating in our journal. We will honor the magic of the creative process and explore intuition and intention through the making of two art journal spreads.
Part 3 - from page to canvas
It's time to take a big, beautiful leap! This part of the class is a deep dive into mixed media painting, with our journal as a source of endless inspiration!
The class includes:
Over 8 hours of video (English captions & French subtitles available)
A whole palette of tutorials from making your own journal to creating unique collage papers, and all my favorite mixed media techniques!
Two in-depth art journaling projects to build a beautiful and meaningful page with intuition and intention
One in-depth painting project on canvas inspired by elements of our journal pages
Journaling prompts, creative tips & starting points to overcome the fear of the blank page, find inspiration for painting and journaling, and fall in love with your own beautifully imperfect handwriting!
Downloadable PDFs & extra resources!
+ BONUS! “A Garden Dream”: a full art journaling session inspired by the beauties of Nature!
I'm thrilled to include a new bonus in the class! “A Garden Dream” is a very spontaneous, full art journaling session to connect to the joyful energy of Nature in full bloom! Watch a preview below:
let’s fly together!
You will be invited to gather with hundreds of like-minded creatives from all over the world in our private Facebook group, a safe place to share, encourage and learn from each other!
We also have an Instagram hashtag #artistjournalclass for you to share your photos related to the class (progress pics and happy messes welcome!)
And I will be there to answer your questions and cheer you on as you grow your beautiful wings! (seats are limited so that I can truly be available to support you on your journey)
Make your own Art journal!
I'm delighted to share this free tutorial from the class! In this video I'm showing you the simple technique I use to make an art journal from a pad of watercolor paper. It will allow you to create a nice, sturdy journal that takes wet media really well and opens flat from the first page to the last! You will also find a ready-made option in the supplies list.