I’ll walk you through creating your own artsy journal out of all the bits and pieces you already have lying around.
That’s right, gather your scraps of painted paper, whichever paints you have on hand, and several pieces of ribbon… you’ll be amazed at what we can create.
Whether you’re a novice book binder, or a seasoned journal-maker, this class will provide you with easy-to-follow instructions to design your own dynamic book.
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Access to my user-friendly classroom - compatible across all your devices
11 short, to-the-point instructional videos in HD (2 hours of lessons in total)
Access to the Pop-Up Journal Prompt Challenge videos (begins April 22 and videos are only available in the classroom)
The complete digital line of my new Urban Grunge Art Pops™ collection (retail value: $12)
Two full-color printable papers that co-ordinate with your Art Pops (retail value: $6)
A totally unique,
"IT SPARKED LOADS OF IDEAS FOR ME TO TRY ELSEWHERE."
"I really enjoyed the Pop-Up Fringe Journal workshop! As usual, Roben-Marie gives a clear walk through, and brings you along, sharing her thought process. It is inspiring to see how it evolves as she puts everything together. It sparked loads of ideas for me to try elsewhere. The journal looks brilliant at the end and it will make a really nice gift for somebody... if I can bear to part with it!"
Abina Design & Print Limited
"THIS CLASS IS FULL OF TECHNIQUES AND MAKES GREAT USE OF SIMPLE SUPPLIES THAT ARE EASILY ACCESSIBLE"
"Roben-Marie packs so much in this class I know for sure that I will be going back to watch the videos time and again. Not only do you get a really beautiful and unusual journal at the end, but you get a real insight into her thoughts and process as an Artist. My favorite parts were most certainly when she is
"ROBEN-MARIE NEVER DISAPPOINTS!"
"Roben-Marie always comes up with creative ideas for using supplies we already have in our stash and this one is no exception. This workshop is filled with lots of extras, including the complete digital version of her new Urban Fringe Art Pops™ Collection. The Pop-Up Journal Prompt Challenge just sweetened the pot... TEN prompts with videos makes this a workshop I will revisit over and over for inspiration."
"IT'S SUCH A CUTE JOURNAL"
"I think this workshop is such a great price for all inclusive printable cards, papers and stickers (wow) and the bonus of watching you work. It's such a cute journal. I loved this workshop as I do all of your workshops and the new Art Pops™ cards are stunning!"
The Complete Digital Line of My New
Urban Fringe Art Pops™ Collection!
Two full-color digital papers that coordinate with the new Urban Fringe Art Pops™ Collection!
Access to the Pop-Up Journal Prompt Challenge Videos - TEN in all!
First, you'll create the journal, and then I will give you ten ideas for filling it up and making it juicier! The challenge begins April 22!
•SHORT, TO-THE-POINT VIDEOS
•COMPATIBILITY ACROSS ALL YOUR DEVICES.
•11 INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS AND 2 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION
•HD VIDEOS - I SHOOT WITH GOOD LIGHTING AND YOU CAN SEE CLEARLY WHAT I AM DOING.
•DOWNLOADS ARE ALL IN PDF FORMAT, COMPATIBLE WITH ALL SYSTEMS
What Can You Expect From This Class?
We’ll play with fringe, and put together unique pop-up elements to create an art journal with flair.
We’ll create fun background papers using my simple, freeing art techniques.
We’ll look at different ways to customize tags for your journal.
We’ll use up materials found in your recycling bin.
Above all, we’ll have creative fun, and finish the day with a funky, chunky handmade art journal.
Roben-Marie provides ideas, inspiration and quality instruction for hobbyists and art entrepreneurs. She teaches artists from beginners to those making a living from their art through her blog and her popular online workshops.
As an artist, blogger, woman of faith and the owner of Paperbag Studios, LLC, her mission is to serve others and help them get the most out of their art as a hobby, or as a business. Her own desire to learn and unquenchable curiosity keeps her fingers messy and her heart happy.
Roben-Marie has been an artist for the last ten years, and is self-taught, so she believes that anyone can cultivate their creative spark. She’s taught mixed media art workshops and retreats across the U.S. and her work has been featured in countless books and industry magazines including: Journal It!, The Artist Unique, Creative Letting Workshop, Art Saves, Exhibition 36, Journal Revolution, A World of Artist Journal Pages, 1000 Artist Journal Pages, "Somerset Studio," "Art Journaling," "Green Craft," "Artist' Cafe," "Artful Blogging," "Legacy," "Somerset Memories," "Somerset Life," "Somerset Apprentice" and "Somerset Gallery."
NOTE: This is a comprehensive supply list of all items I used. Please keep in mind that you can substitute many items for what you have. Get creative and dig into your stash!
Construction Paper: 12 x 18 (a
UHU Glue Stick
One Letter Size File Folder
Scrap papers - text, book, catalogs, magazines, envelopes, scrapbook paper, etc.
Amsterdam Black Acrylic Paint
1/4 Hole Punch
Assorted sizes of paint brushes
Sari Ribbon - or other type of ribbon
Brown lunch bag
Shipping Tags (manilla): about 4
Shipping Tags (black): about 3
Shipping Tags (black): 1 jumbo size
Random painted papers
Watercolor paper: I used two sheets @ 7x4 and 11x7
Heavy Paper: (I used Bristol 300 Series Paper) but you can use watercolor paper. Three strips at 2 x 8 ½ inches.
Faber Castell GRIP Pencil
Liquitex Professional Acrylics: Carbon Black
Sewing Machine or Embroidery thread
Book Awl/Paper Piercer
Thin elastic - about 12 - 15 inches long: I used Elastic Hat Bands with Prongs