|As we begin the Mini Workshop Series of Journaling classes, it is recommended that you take the
journal making workshop first to make your own personal journal. In this workshop we will build a
basic journal that is well suited to many a journaling adventure. The journal opens flat, is extremely
durable and the substrate for the pages holds up well to wet mediums. If you decide to work in
another journal, keep in mind that when imagery is provided for a workshop, it has been specifically
designed and sized for this journal.
This will be a 2-3 hour workshop. It will have a small number of students so that
we will have plenty of space for spreading out to prepare our journal. As a class fills, a new one will
For this journal, we will begin by making a cover from sturdy vintage stock report
folders. Pages will be given a base coat of paint and we will discuss how pages should be prepared
at home in advance of the journaling workshops in order to save class time. Journal will be bound
with a simple Long Stitch method of binding. The journal cover can be collaged at a later date.
All supplies for this journal making workshop will be provided. Materials fee included in the
|The Fine Print
Please read the following information so you are aware of Studio policies.
We are always open to suggestions for new or repeat workshops.
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|Seating is limited.
Please follow links to PayPal to register and purchase a class.
There is a $10 cancellation fee.
No cancellations or refunds will be honored 1 week prior to event.
Please understand that a seat has been set aside and a kit has been prepared when you
register for a class. Often, when someone cancels with short notice, another student has
been turned away due to a full class and we end up with an empty seat.
|This workshop will be repeated for those wanting to make a second journal and for who want to take
the Journaling classes and have not yet taken the Journal Building class.
|*** Collage Sheets now available ***
Collage Sheets can now be purchased during studio events only.
A store will become available on this website within a few months. Until that time the
collage sheets are only available through the Studio.
|Snow days, are of course an exception.
Being in Michigan, it is impossible to predict snow days.
New classes will be scheduled and you may have a refund or credit for another class.
If requesting a credit, please make sure you mention that you have a credit when
signing up for a replacement class.
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|These workshops may be repeated if there is interest.
In most cases, classes will be on Wednesdays or Saturdays.
|Please come with your Journal and a prepared spread as outlined in the Journal Making Workshop.
Prepping your pages at home saves limited class time for journal work instead.
While most materials will be provided. It is recommended that you bring a few paints, paper scraps and washi tapes in colors you like
to work with. Bringing a few brushes in 1/2" and 1/4" sizes plus a detail brush are a good idea as well.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class is scheduled to begin.
Each journaling workshop should last 2-3 hours.
You will be welcome to stay longer to work on your spread if another class is not scheduled.
A small kit fee will be added to each class to cover incidentals and/or material fees (This will be added to the cost of your workshop at
the time of sign up). Class related collage sheets or tools may be available for an additional charge after class.
We will try to cover a new technique in each class. Students will be given a small recommended supply list.
If you don't have a certain supply or tool, we usually have extras in the studio to share.