Virginia Beach 2018 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Nicole Austin
9:00 - 4:30
Friday October 5

VA205 - Mixed Media Junk Journal

$ 150  


Come and play as you create a beautiful, unique mixed media junk journal with a custom canvas cover and fill it with an explosion of colorful, handmade paper notebooks! We’ll learn a variety of techniques and explore different media to create beautiful junk journal covers using canvas and embellish with colorful ribbon, felt, buttons and other unique ephemera! We’ll create the notebooks using an assortment of paper for the covers and vintage & recycled paper for the inside pages. These are perfect for bullet journaling, list making, planning and art journaling! We’ll also get a chance to play in our junk journals and create beautiful, layered collage and mixed media backgrounds. The notebooks are interchangeable and can be used in planners or traveller’s notebooks or even used separately as travel art journals! Come learn all the possibilities as we build your own colorful, custom junk journal!

Materials Fee & List of what is supplied: $20
*Unique collage paper pack filled with my favorite vintage, recycled and patterned papers, canvas fabric for the cover, scrapbook paper for the notebook covers, recycled sari ribbon, elastic cord
*Use of shared materials: paint, spray inks, brushes, sponges, mark-making tools, tissue & collage paper, gelli plate, rollers, stamps, stencils, ribbon & embellishments

Supplies Needed for Class: 
*3-4 paint pens (for writing and/or decorating your pages (I recommend Liquitex and/or Sharpie water-based markers in an assortment of colors and sizes (medium/2mm, extra bold/15mm) and fine tip for detail work)
*bone folder

Optional items: If you have special stamps, stencils, scrapbook paper, paint or ink colors that you love, bring them but I will have plenty to share.