Michael’s, Barrett Parkway, Kennesaw, GA
Title: Art Journal Basics: How to Create and Use Your Art Journal
Dates: August 13, 15, or 16, 2019
1 Journal: Jane Davenport Canvas Journal, 9″ x 12″, Dylusions Creative Journal, Large
1 bottle Gesso: Liquitex® White Gesso
1 Glue stick: Elmer’s® CraftBond® Corner Glue Stick
Assorted Paint: watercolors, acrylics, markers, or crayons.

Description: This workshop highlights the inexpensive items used to begin art journaling. Materials are readily available at all Michael’s stores. Topics covered include setting up the journal, applying gesso, laying down paint, using found items to make patterns and marks, and how to affix ephemera to a page. Fee: $25


Michael’s: Cobb Parkway, Acworth, GA
Title: Setting Up a Color Bible
Dates: August 20 and 22, 2019
1 Journal: Multicolor Jane Davenport Canvas Journal, 6″ x 9″, Dylusions Creative Flip Journal, Small
1 Stamps/Stencil: Square (instructor will provide)
1 Pencil: any drawing pencil
Assorted Brush/Applicator for each type of media
Assorted Paint: Acrylics, watercolors, craft paint
Assorted Markers: Tombow Dual Brush Pens, Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers
Assorted Crayons: Jane Davenport Aquapastels Crayons
Assorted Colored Pencils: Derwent, Prismacolor 
*Product names are suggestions and are available in the store.

Description: Students will learn to set up a “color bible,” a book of color swatches separated by media.

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Michaels’s: Barrett Place, 860 Cobb Pl Blvd NW #140, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Title: Altered Book Pages in Mixed Media
Dates: August 27, 29, and 30

  • Stencils: Assorted
  • Markers: Any. Suggestions include Tombow Dual Brush Pens, Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers, and Prismacolor.
  • Spray Inks: Any. Suggestions include Dylusions Shimmer Spray
  • Glue: glue stick, gel matte medium
  • Gesso: Liquitex® White Gesso or similar
  • Brushes: Any
  • Paint: Acrylics. Craft paint is fine.

Description: Focus on layering ephemera to build an interesting page.

This workshop incorporates book pages as the background to a journal page. Teacher will bring the book pages and various ephemera. Students will use stencils, paint, ephemera, and other items to create a 2-page layout. Instructor will demonstrate how to use traditional items in uncommon ways.

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