Sometimes a beautiful opportunity shows up on your doorstep and you grab it with gusto. That’s what happened when I was invited to be part of this amazing forum for learning art journaling techniques online. This was a first for me so I was out of my comfort zone with regard to the technology requirements for this kind of undertaking. But I listened to my own words…moving out of our comfort zone is when the magic happens… and indeed this is exactly what occurred. Using an iphone to film my work, editing, re-filming parts, keeping my words succinct, thinking, creating within a time limit, consulting with the amazing Tonia Jenny who helped me out immensly every step of the way, and uploading the finished videos. This process forced me learn new skills and I am glad that I did! 21 SECRETS has been a huge part of my creative journey and I have enjoyed learning online with some incredibly talented mixed media artists. Now I am part of the team and bringing to you the opportunity for creating at your own leisure; whenever the muse strikes you, in your jammies or even while on vacation, no hassel with parking and toting all of your supplies to a classroom, oh no….just turn on your computer and voila…you can see it all in living color with ease! I hope you will join me for AQUA LOVE, creating an art journal spread in a grid using the yummy color aqua, and the photo image transfer technique. It is a combination spread, the photos provide representational images, and watery aqua hues create complementing layers. It was a lot of playing and experimenting, which by the way is the intent of this summer studio session entitled –
…P L A Y F U L E X P E R I M E N T S…
I hope you will join me and let your creative juices flow! Here is a link for more information and registering. https://bit.ly/2XEb8Ft There will also be a Facebook group and a boatload of wonderful instruction from a variety of artists. Try something new, just like I did, you will not be disappointed.
Live sessions are closed but you can still purchase an e-book with both Playful Experiments, and Capturing Moments; $55 each or the bundle for $98. These sessions provide so many different and unique approaches to art journaling from an amazing and talented group of instructors. Please check it out with the link above. It is always nice to have some on-line classes at your fingertips. That way when you feel an urge to create yet are drawing a blank on where to start, open up the ebook for a jumpstart. Lessons are only 35 minutes each, supplies are minimal and flexible, use what you have works in most cases, and voila.. your creative muse is on the move.