Monday, January 17, 2011

new class: Artful Pages - 4 artists 4 ways!

I am so proud to announce a collaborative teaching project that I'm involved in! It's an online class held February 20th - March 18th called: Artful Pages - 4 artists 4 ways. This course combines 4 different kinds of book arts: art journaling, altered fabric pages, altered books, and vintage gluebooks. The artists teaching and their blogs are: Hope Wallace Karney, Lisa McIlvain, Lenna Young Andrews and Mary Green. Whoo whoo!

Here's a taste of what the course will cover . . .

Art Journaling:
* with Hope Wallace Karney *
Musings on Paper with Hope Wallace Karney - Make beautiful timeless spreads while learning some fun ways to continue journaling after class is over. Hope will even go over how she creates her beautiful letters, in hopes that you explore your own writing and unique ways to use it in your spreads.

 Altered fabric pages:
* with Lisa McIlvain *
Altered Fabric Books with Lisa McIlvain - Create a theme, find an inspiration piece and turn it into a story. Lisa will show you how to select elements from both your stash & the hobby store. Then you’ll move into layers and textures, how to transfer & transform vintage papers and copied images that can be sewn & bound into your journal. Also, how to how to make and use resin papers & combine them with images on muslin.

Altered Books
* with Lenna Young Andrews *
Artful Altered Book Pages with Lenna Young Andrews - Designed especially for those who would like to get started or for those who want to renew their interest in altered books, lessons include how to abandon your fear and get started, how to prepare your pages in a variety of ways and how to add ephemera, family photos and more, to personalize your pages and give them greater meaning.

Vintage Gluebooks
* with Mary Green *
Vintage Gluebooks with Mary Green - Elegantly simple, Vintage Gluebooks are created using only scissors, paper and glue! These lessons are filled with composition lessons and shortcuts, and help on creating your own vintage paper collections for your art. Mary has taught me so much!

By taking Artful pages you'll enjoy 3 full lessons each week with a different artist each week over the 4 weeks. One registration gets you the entire class, with all 4 styles and all 12 lessons. We’re using the blog format for this online class and you can access the blog at your convenience. Simply save the blog address to your favorites and use the class log-on and password to visit anytime. The blog will be open indefinitely; you’ll have lots of time to do and review. The course begins on February 20, 2011. Registration is open now, and just $40 for the entire 4 week course.
Check it out here: Artful Pages - 4 artists 4 ways. 

It's going to be great!! : ^ ) 


  1. I've already added the button to my blog, Lenna, and just reading about this new class makes my mouth water! Can't wait to get started and I'm sure we're going to have a wonderful time!

  2. Wow! This really does look like a great class Lenna!

  3. Lenna, it sounds , fantastic, -4 great artists, making a wonderfull class,together---
    I have to see, how time and money are behaving,when february arrives--but I would be so happy to take part.
    XO, Dorthe

  4. This looks sooo tempting, I hope I can do this! I need to wait a bit since I need to start new treatment soon, will write soon to tell you.This really looks awesome!
    Congrat's on being one of the should be!

  5. Lenna,
    Your pages look amazing & I can't wait to learn your techniques. So excited to be working with you. Lisa

  6. Hi, Lenna! This sounds like a fantastic class. My budget is very tight this year; am attempting to be very frugal for now. I'm sure all who participate will learn so much from the four of you!

  7. So excited for our class - it is going to be wonderful!

  8. Looks and sounds awesome, Lenna!

  9. You and your friends are so cool! I just spent some time visiting the blogs and what inspiration! I will be thinking seriously about signing up for this class!

  10. Wow, what an opportunity and what an awesome looking class! Glad it'll be open indefinitely, I'll need to check it out when I'm all caught up! lol

  11. Wow Lenna this looks fabulous, congrads on being one of the new terrific teachers.
    This is really awesome,best wishes.
    Hugs, Laura. xoxx

  12. You've got mail on the way. Watch the mail box. ;o)

  13. Lenna, I just signed up as well. So excited to be taking this class from all of you!

  14. Your work is beautiful :)
    Best reagrds, Joanna



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