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Art Journaling – Drawing from Life
May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 22, 2022
Keeping an Art or Visual Journal is a wonderful way to support your art practice or simply settle a busy mind and relieve stress.
All you need to begin is paper and a pen/pencil.
We will meet weekly to learn about and develop ways in which we can inhabit our journals, making them places of refuge, play, and discovery.
Seed ideas and prompts will be given each week, which we will ponder, expand on, and experiment with.
Whether we’re sketching, writing, doodling, or collaging…. you will find that you’re expressing yourself in your own way and finding those things that resonate with you.
And… doing this in community can be super inspiring and supportive.
Dates & Topics
May 11: Pen & Ink / Lettering
May 18: Music & Art
May 25: Drawing & Perspective
June 1: Playful Prompts
June 8: Collage & Stenciling & Weaving Paper
June 15: Color Meditations / Patterns
June 22: Conversations with My Self / Raising Vibrations
Registration is required through Eventbrite.
Please register for each date that you plan to attend.
If you are coming to the Library, in person, please contact Gianna and let her know to reserve a space for you.
Contact Gianna at if you have any questions.
If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need.
If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the Supply List.
Really, all you need is some paper and a pen or pencil!
As you venture further into your practice you might want to have….
- notebook/sketchbook/binder for loose pages
- a variety of pens & markers
- Watercolors (pans, pencils, or crayons) / Acrylic paints
- paint brush/water brush
- container for water & paper towels
- tape or glue sticks
- washi tape
- wax paper
- An expired Gift Card or Credit Card
collage materials (magazines, photos…) Royalty Free images can be found online and printed (from Pixabay, Unsplash, Pexels….) (also, Smithsonian Image Gallery https://library.si.edu/image-gallery , and Cornell University’s Macaulay Library for wildlife images https://www.macaulaylibrary.org/ )