Ultra Art Journaling Online

  • Ultra Art Journaling Online!

  • Explore Patterns

  • Printmaking

  • Textured Papers and Collage

  • Creative Borders and more!

  • 7 Online Mentored Class Sessions Starting August 23!

Ultra Art Journaling – Textural Collage, Printing, Patterns & Edges

Learn how to express yourself in a small journal or sketchbook. Different ways to use media and designs together will be demonstrated. Each session will build a foundation of design skills within a sketchbook. The lessons are through Powerpoint presentations and videos. The colorful PDF lessons will be sent to you after each session so you can easily do the exercises.

Learn how to choose ideas and images to design with confidence. Learn how to create pattern and texture to enhance your imagination and confidence.

Journals and sketchbooks can become an inspirational avenue to new creativity. All you need is enthusiasm, flexibility, and a desire to work with new medium, techniques and design ideas.

Live Online Class Dates

All Classes are held in the US Pacific time zone. If you are outside of the the US Pacific time zone, please check your local time, particularly if your location changes to/from Daylight Savings Time on a different schedule (PST turns to PDT on 14 March 2021). To check and convert times please visit TimeAndDate.com.

  • 23 Aug. 10 am – 12:30 pm PDT
  • 24 Aug. 10 am – 12:30 pm PDT
  • 9 Sept. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm PDT
  • 23 Sept. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm PDT
  • 7 Oct. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm PDT
  • 19 Oct. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm PDT
  • 3 Nov. (Bonus Session to view student artwork) 10:30 am – 12 noon PDT)

Meet Your Tutor

Gail Harker, L.C.G.I.

A Canadian who moved to Britain in 1976 with her American husband and family, Gail studied art in Canada, England and Scotland.  She completed both Parts 1 and 2 (Diploma) of the City and Guilds Design and Embroidery course with Distinction in both parts.  She was awarded the Senior Qualification of Licentiateship (LCGI) by the City and Guilds Institute and continued on teaching City and Guilds and becoming an External Verifier for student work.  Returning to the US with her family in 1995, she has taught courses in Design and Embroidery and directed the Arts Center she founded in Washington state.  She has written five books on embroidery published in both Britain and the US.  Over her career, she has taught thousands of students, sharing her passion for embroidery, textiles, and design.

Summary of Session Activities

Overlapping page edges by student Nancy Pippenbring

Art techniques are tailored for the sketchbook.

  • The first two sessions will be manipulating papers into varied textural surfaces.
  • The next 2 sessions (3 and 4) will be printing with a printing pad and a rubber block.
  • The 5th session, will be designing journal page edges with borders and patterns.
  • The 6th session, will be creating a small mockup of a customized accordion book.
  • Bonus session 7 will feature artwork from class students

Your tutor will be showing Power Point Presentations during the sessions. Students have found it easier to work after the session, rather than at the same time.

For Complete Details see the Course Brochure: Ultra Art Journaling

For More information about our Classes and Art Center go to our full website at https://gailcreativestudies.com/

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Complete Course Cost including  7 Live Online Class Sessions, Videos, PowerPoint Presentations, and Workbook PDFs only:

$250.00

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