Art Journal Part 1: Unlock your Creative Intuition

Christen McGee

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9 Videos (1h 6m)
    • Skillshare Class Art Journal Introduction

    • The benefits of keeping an art journal

    • Skillshare Class Art Journal Color Wheel 1

    • Skillshare Class Art Journal Color Wheel 2

    • Covering the blank page

    • Create interest with stencils

    • Creating an aged look

    • Adding your focal image

    • Integrating your image and finishing your page


About This Class

An art journal is a private space of your own to express your creativity.  Bookbinder and mixed media artist Christen McGee will teach you techniques to start an art journaling practice.  Follow step by step as Christen creates the art journal layout pictured below and create your own art journal page.

Art Journal Basics: Unlock Your Creative Intuition Part 1

Learn art journal techniques and create a two-page layout.  

Course Outline:

1. Introduction

2. Supplies for this course

3. The importance of art journaling

4. Basic Color Theory

5. Covering the blank page

6. Adding color

7. Using stencils and sprays

8. Choosing a focal image

9. Integrating your focal image into your page


49 of 54 students recommendSee All

Great introduction to art journaling that makes it feel very approachable and makes the artist feel like they are free from "mistakes".
I love her sweet candidness. She's so "real," it's like creating with a friend.