In preparation for the evening, I put together packets filled with paper goodies for use during the class:
During the afternoon, I was trying to decide what techniques to teach and which Visual Artist to introduce. I was stymied and sort of stuck so I decided the best way to get unstuck would be to do a page and jot down the techniques as I went along. I started with some writing, added some texture, then began squiring paint and rubbing it around. What I came up with was this:
Then I decided I would add some journaling to my pages and that led me to think about Judy Wise and her style, so she became the Visual Artist I introduced to the women! Here are my pages, in process, and just waiting for entries to be made the rest of the week:
And here (drum roll), are several of the beautiful pages created by the eight lovely ladies:
Post Script: Here is Susan’s completed hand-bound journal all decked out in beads, buttons, and an image from Teesha Moore’s website:
By the way, if you are interested in attending one of the remaining three visual journaling classes, there are three spaces open as of last night . . . with several women checking their calendars! Come play with us!