Art Journal Masterclass with Aida Haron

Aida is an experienced Educator having worked with companies like Ranger, Sizzix and art products designed by Tim Holtz. Art Journal pages can range from soft and dreamy, to dramatic and strong depending on what we feel, and are visual expressions of our emotions and moments in life. It is very therapeutic to layer together Watercolour, beautiful Washi tapes and vellum embellishments and aside from this, it de-stresses and opens our minds to possibilities in art.

Participants take-home skills :

Watercolours for journaling, how to create different effects.
The differences in paper, the use of Collage Medium and the varieties of stamping inks.
Learn Basic Design principles in the placement of washi tapes, stamped images and vellum stickers.
Quick Lettering skills and writing your stories.
Have FUN, meet other Art Journalers in a fast growing art community.

Breakdown of CurriculumĀ :
30 minutes:
Familiarisation with the kit, an explanation of the products and information sheet.

1 hour 30 hours:
Working on the watercolour technique of wet-on-wet for backgrounds and colour combinations, the use of watercolour pencils.
Stamping – learning the different stamping inks and their characteristics, the differences between the stamps.
How to layer Washi tapes to create dimension and depth in the page
Design concepts of Rule of Thirds, the Visual Triangle

45 minutes:
Practical applications of the techniques and creating upper own Art Journal pages

15 minutes:
Questions, Rounding up and Keep Journaling!

Supplies are given to each participant to take home :
Information sheets
A palette of Shin Han Premium Watercolours
Travellers Notebook Sketch 012
Watercolour Papers
Water Brush
Uni Pin 0.3 Permanent Masker
An assorted pack of Botanical Vellum Stickers and Wide Vellum Tape