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Art Journaling: Visual Storytelling with Leslie Wood

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

$275 Members | $300 Non-members

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In this two day workshop, you will explore the many different sides of art journals; from getting past the blank pages to tips and techniques in capturing your words and imagery. An art journal is a combination of visual and written imagery that captures thoughts, ideas and images in a visual way. They can be travel logs, dream diaries, art techniques, therapy logs, storybooks or anything. Anything goes in an art journal from using mixed media and collage, to paint , to pen and charcoal.

This workshop will show you some fun techniques to get past the blank white pages staring at you. It will introduce you to the different types of books and products that are commonly used for journaling. You will learn some techniques for working in journals that will aid in the creation of the pages in your own journal to start your journey in this medium.

Wood has been creating art ever since she can remember. She has a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, but after working for a few years, decided to go back to college and take art classes. She enrolled with the University of Alabama in Huntsville and studied photography, sculpting and painting. Over the years she expanded her creative skills with numerous master-led classes. Her work varies from mixed media and art journaling to sculpture and jewelry making. An avid art journaler, her journal work has been published numerous times in Somerset Studio’s ART Journaling magazine including a feature in the 2016 Winter and 2017 Spring editions. For more information, visit lesliewoodarts.com. Register for the workshop here.