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At CRAFTCAST, 10/29/14! The flag book is a unique book structure that opens with a whoosh that delights and surprises. This is a live online class. You can ask questions and be inspired by your fellow students in the forum. Learn to make paste paper, cover and spine for this unique book structure. Additional paper craft techniques are covered topersonalize your journal or to create an abstract book. Go here to CRAFTCAST for more details and to sign up! $39.95
Information about what kinds of pens and watercolors to use
Beginner line drawing techniques
Beginner level watercolor techniques
Clear instruction on how to doodle your favorite flowers
Creating composition using color and layouts
Finding and using visual references
Samples of petal shaps and flower centers to get you started
Two of my favorite simple watercolor resists. See full post here
See class trailer here. $45
Tacket stitch is a medieval European stitch sort of like the original staple. You can make some beautifully patterned spines with Tacket.
Your critic is a part of you so let's get to know him (or her)! We move quickly, creating storms of words, lines, papers and color. Revel in the imperfect (gasp!) journal pages. Games and prompts add to the fun and are a go to white page buster. Full description here
Longstitch with a twist! In this class, you'll create 2 books using the simple, flexible longstitch. Use my free papercloth tutorial for the covers for these books. Clear instructions are great for beginners. Seasoned binders will find a nice twist.
Rescue Book Journals begin as old friends and just get better as you work in them. Simple bookbinding techniques transform a beautiful vintage book into your next art journal. Use an assortment of papers in the book block to further personalize your journal. More details here.
Get into your creative circle with this book and art journaling class. Create a maze book with a pocket using acrylic paints and mixed media and loads of collage. Stamps, stitching paper, tabs, transfers. Loads of videos and techniques in this one! Go here for more details.