Artful Journals & Glorious Gooey Mess

It certainly was a beautifully sunny day when the Art Journal beginners gathered at my home studio for their workshop. We prepared our books before immersing ourselves in a glorious gooey mess decorating the pages using, paints, inks, stains, stencils and napkins

Art Journal 2

We decorated tags, used my Sizzix cutter to cut shapes, collaged and embellished

Pauline Journal 1


As you can see dogs were a popular theme

Kay Journal 2

and so were birds

Kay Journal 1

Lunch in the sun

AJ garden


Mother and daughter Nisha & Niva showing us their favourite completed pages

AJ Niva Nisha

Susan being very studious using oil pastels

Aj Sue

Kay and Pauline fellow artist learning new skills

AJ Kay & Pauline

The group enjoyed it so much that we are forming an Artful Book Club and will meet for mini workshops every couple of months to learn new techniques and share the homework pages

Artful Journals & Glorious Gooey Mess