Hello and welcome to our gallery. Feel free to browse through our various projects. When you find a project you like click on it and see more photos in a larger view. All projects are designed and produced by Dyan Reaveley unless stated.
Who doesn't like colour? Come and spend the day with me creating your own mini colouring book.
We will create a tag book and then add colouring sheets from the new Dylusions colouring pad. We will also make a start colouring some of the images with Dylusions inks.
We will also be adding some doodling and writing to our books so please bring along your journaling pens (don't worry if you don't have any, you can purchase some in the shop).
This class is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced crafters.
Join me in this class where we will be creating all sorts of craft items using the beautiful colourful infusions from PaperArtsy.
I will be sharing lots of different techniques with you on how to use these mini pots of colour. We will create lots of backgrounds using these techniques, to use for stamping, card making, journal pages, pocket letters, tags and a door plaque.
Come and play with me as we spend the day creating fabulous 'Teesha' style journal pages in our journals.
'Teesha Moore' is the queen of quirky style collage pages and in this class we will be looking at her style and creating the most fabulously weird and wonderful collage characters and pages.
I will show you my tips, tricks and techniques to make those wonderful pages come to life !!
I looove creating my own art journals and am thrilled to be able to teach you how I created this fabric painted art journal.
We will print, paint, stamp and assemble.
Basic construction and sewing, this class is suitable for beginners as well as more advanced artists.
All materials are provided for this class but you may want to bring black and white journal pens. We will be using inktense pencils in class. If you have your own you can bring with you although this is not necessary as we will will have these available in the studio to use in class.
Index cards really were my springboard into the world of mixed media and art journalling and they are the perfect starting point for trying out lots of new ideas...
Cheap and a perfect size for play we will spend the day creating a variety of both backgrounds and finished cards and learn lots of new techniques along the way... But be warned....it's addictive!!
Using a selection of my PaperArtsy stamp sets and the brightest colour paints we can find, we will create this amazingly vibrant and funky art journal double page spread.
We will paint, stamp and cut out our flowers before layering them into a painted background. This really is a class you don't want to miss !
Want to look at beach huts all day? Me too. You can by making your own perfect beach hut mixed-media painting. Full of colour, layers and texture, to put in your favourite spot at home. You'll spend the day learning techniques for layering up your mixed-media painting with different textures, blending and painting beautiful colour, stamping and stencilling without thinking too much to make your unique painting that you'll love. As well as having a fun day with your crafty friends. As always we will be providing most of the supplies, just please bring with you a fine detail paint brush and a brush for using with gel medium. We have black Stabilo pencils in the studio but if you'd like to bring your own then feel free.
Sometimes it's just so satisfying to go back to basics and create backgrounds in our journals with no thought about a finished page !!
Come and join me for a day of creating colourful and rich background pages. We will use various mark making techniques using both handmade tools and stamps, stencils and more and just enjoy being free to explore.
Be warned though that once you start it becomes addictive !!!
Taking 2 of the new medium etcetera tags from Tim Holtz, I will take you through several different techniques to create 2 very different looking tags.
We will be using a whole range of products including distress paints and crayons, Dina Wakley stamps, texture paste, ephemera and idea-ology.
We will be using cards and envelopes to make our booklets and then we will be decorating them with a combination of Infusions and Elenazinski art stamps.
We will also be colouring our stamped images with Ecoline Watercolour Brush Pens to give a colourful finish to your project.
People are always telling me they ‘can’t write’ and ‘my writing is lovely’. During this workshop we will create a booklet using a combination of papers, Distress Oxides and Dylusion paint backgrounds. We will then decorate them with various writing techniques, doodles and stamps/ The main emphasis will be on the writing, so please bring along your favourite journal pens.
Dylusions has anew style of journal out - The flip. We will be creating a fabulous waterfall of pages decorated within an inch of their lives! Inking, painting, stencilling, borders, stamping and doodling. And a fabulous stitched canvas cover to finish.
Flip journal and all supplies included.
Come and spend a chilled day with me doodling abstract patterns over a watercolour base. We will let those pigments flow together in pools of colour before using various pens, pencils and ecoline watercolour pens to create pattern and depth.
A truly relaxing process and satisfying result with a stunning piece of artwork that will never be the same twice !!!
During this workshop we will be creating our own book and decorating it with the stunning new papers from Jane Davenport.
We will also be practicing our handwriting with practice sheets before we add our handwriting to our books.
I can't wait for you come and join me for Part 3 in my watercolour doodles series (don't worry if you missed part 1&2, these are not essential to attend this course)
In this 1 day workshop we will be laying down a bright and colourful watercolour background before hand drawing a stunning mandala design.
Never attempted a mandala before?...not a problem !!
I will take you through the process step by step, and give you all my tips and tricks for a stunning design.
This workshop is suitable for all levels
Please bring black and white journal pens in different sizes. If you have your own watercolours then please bring them with you (your own watercolours are not essential, there will be watercolours available to use in the studio)
I will be using my prima sets in tropical and classic.
Watercolour paper will be provided
always have something on me, for those unexpected times when I get the urge to doodle.
We will be making our own notebooks with black, kraft and mixed media paper and I will be starting the doodling process off for you
These notebooks will be housed in a refillable canvas cover, stamped painted and stencilled within an inch if it's life.
No excuses now, for when the doodling urge hits!
I love quirky little mixed-media paintings, they look great on the wall. Come and join me make this mixed media canvas which is packed full of mixed media techniques, lots of texture, layering, painting, stamping, stencilling and doodling, and of course a boat too! You'll be amazed at how much you can fit on a 8" x 8" canvas! Please bring with you a wide paint brush for using with gel medium and paint and a fine black pen. All other supplies are provided.
I love love love doing backgrounds but why confine them to a journal?
We are going to take those paint techniques and combined with some eclectic patchwork, totally transform a plain apron. Some canvas here, a frill there, add a couple of buttons and voila, a work of art, ready to wear!!
Includes a set of Ranger paint brushes
Beautiful pools of watercolour pigments and black penwork makes for some truly stunning artwork.
Come and spend a relaxed day playing with watercolours creating a beautiful coloured background before letting loose with your creative juices and black pen to create your design. Can't draw???...not a problem, I'll show you some tricks to make your favourite stamps look like hand drawn designs !!
Spend the day with me and your crafty friends making this beautiful mixed media canvas, we'll be using lots of mediums to build up the layered background, and learn how to create texture using Golden's Clear Tar Gel on the flowers, which is a great medium to have in your mixed media stash. Please bring with you a small and a large flat paint brush. All other supplies are provided.
Tags are a fabulous way of creating and experimenting with new techniques. During this workshop we will be using different size tags and learning different techniques to create lots of different looks for your tags.
Stunning wether you put them into journals, create scenes or simply decorate a simple tag. This workshop will ignite a passion for tags within you!!
Please bring along your favourite journaling pens
Come and join me for a full on colour filled day !!
We will be creating a double page spread in our journals incorporating lots of fun techniques.
We will collage, stamp, stencil, create texture, paint and more to complete this stunning addition to your journal.
This class is suitable for beginners as well as advanced artists. Step by step instructions will be given.
Please bring your favourite journal and black and white Journalling pens are always advisable.
In this class we’ll go over how to do brush lettering, limber up our lettering skills then make a “word Cloud” of your choosing. All you need to do is write a list of things that you love, and what makes you happy. We will then build up our word cloud with all the words in your list. You’ll learn how to use coloured brush pens to write key words and use a black brush pen to fill in all the areas around your key words until you make a fabulous word cloud, you’ll be making them as gifts for all your family in no time.
There are plenty of coloured brush pens in the studio, but if you could bring with you a fine black brush pen this would be helpful, they can be purchased in the shop too.
The frame is for display purposes only
Come and join Sandra to create a striking black and white booklet using the beautiful new stamps from Miranda Van de Bosch. You will make the booklet from scratch adding lots of flaps, pull out sections and 2 ATC sections. Before going on to decorate the booklet using Miranda's stamps and lots of doodling.
Please bring along your favourite black and white journal pens. Don't worry if you don't have any as the shop stocks lots of various style pens.
Using a backgrounds dyalog we will be creating quick, quirky and fun pages. I will take you step by step through some pages and then let you create your own using the techniques Andy tips that I will give you. We will also be adding some writing to our pages, again with some help and practice from me.
Please bring along your favourite journaling pens.
In this class you’ll learn all things mixed media, from making the textured backgrounds, to adding lots of interest through stamping, stencilling, and painting. You will not need drawing skills for this class, it is accessible for everyone. You’ll also learn some shading techniques and also some brush lettering to write the words on your canvas. All in good time for Halloween. All materials will be provided.
If you have a black brush lettering, and a white highlighting pen please bring this with you.
Would like a class of contrasts? Then this is the class for you. We will be creating on two etcetera tags, but, whilst we will be using very similar background techniques, including a peeled paint effect, each tag will have a very distinctive look. One tag will be given a vintage Tim style look and the other will have a bright vivacious Dylusions style look.
I taught this class in August and we had such a lovely time I wanted to teach it again. My Christmas stamps are releasing late September and I just had to include them.
As many of you know stamping is one of my great loves and today we will be going old school. All the cool techniques I've taught over the years are making a comeback and so I've had a ball revisiting them. We will be working in the large flip journal and filling it full of fabulousness .
Large flip journal included.
Come and join me for a full day of fun and colour making messy mandalas !!
Have trouble painting a circle or stitching in a straight line?... then this is the class for you.
We will paint, collage, stitch and add funky doodles to our one of a kind beautifully imperfect messy mandalas!!.
This class is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists and step by step instructions will be given.
Please bring black white and gold journaling pens (these are available to purchase in the shop on the day if you do not have)
The latest craze in miniature art... Artist Trading Coins are currently taking the mixed media world by storm... they may be small in size at 2.5 inches but are full of impact.
Come and join me for a full day playing and creating these miniature marvels.
Paint, stamp, stencil, collage and more but be warned...it's addictive!!
Class is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists and step by step instructions will be given.
Please bring black and white journaling pens.
Make your own Christmas Cards in style this year with your very own brush lettering.
You can personalise your cards with names in your family, quotes you always say, or just Christmas Greetings.
This class is suitable for beginners or intermediates. We'll limber up our brush lettering practice and then start making lots of cards.
We'll be using stamps and glitter too to add Christmas bling and you can have a go at using watercolours to add easy Christmas decoration to your cards. Please bring with you your black brush pens, there will be some Tombow coloured brush pens to use in class.
This class was a sellout and a massive success. I have to warn you 99% of people are instantly hooked and I am practically turfing you out of the studio at the end of the workshop. The smell of melting beeswax is so calming...
The morning of this workshop will be spent learning collage and beeswax techniques, in preparation for an afternoon of creating. Ooh messy, painty waxy, playtime. What more could you want...??
These mini 6x6cm books, using kits by Tando Creative, are so easy to build and customise to create something which is truly unique and your own.
We’ll begin by printing papers to create our pages and collage materials, and then design and paint the covers. We will then bind our books with Tweed or Hessian, and then fill one with colour and one with funky collage!
Good things come in small packages, and this is no exception! Decorate a large matchbox, and then make a cute concertina journal before filling it with pattern and colour. We’ll use acrylic paints, stamps. Stencils, pastels, collage … and anything else we feel like!
Due to its size it is possible to complete this little package of goodness in a single workshop, and when complete it is the perfect size for your handbag ready for some extra journaling when the mood strikes!
You can never have too much storage, can you? Here’s a nifty idea for storing your stamps and stamping bits and bobs. Two paper Mache suitcases, collaged, painted, inked, lavishly decorated with oodles of alphabets and raring to go.
A fabulous book made from scratch, comprising an accordion fold and stitched canvas pages. Paints, inks, splatters, tags, tears, apertures, doodling , stamping and a smattering of hearts to guide you through your journey.
Another massively popular class. Over the course of the day you will learn 9 techniques. these will be replicated onto tiles which will then be used to "mosaic" a wooden mirror frame. So informative, educational and creative all at the same time. Yayy
Take one painty inky background, gorgeous conservatory papers,One set of “must have” bird stamps, a generous helping of embellishments and of course it wouldn’t be me without adding a few of my quirky touches!! Stir in some doodling, leave to simmer and enjoy.
10% discount for all bookings until the end of June 2013! £135 instead of £150!
Tutor Kaz Hall
Sat 10–5pm/ Sun 10–4pm
Lunch and snacks are provided both days.
This year my dream came true and I got to travel to Ranger Ink in New Jersey, to complete Ranger university and to become a qualified Ranger Educator. I was taught by some of the best teachers in the industry, Tim Holtz, Claudine Hellmuth and our very own fabulous Dyan Reaveley ..........wow what an amazing experience!! I’m so excited and cannot wait to share some of the amazing techniques and knowledge I learnt. This mini Ranger U weekend is jam packed with tags, techniques and creating your very own tag techniques book for you to use &refer to when creating your own craft projects. You will learn about distress ink, stains, markers, image transfer, metal foil tape, to name only a few........hope you can come along and join in this weekend of inky fun! The art of Malteser blowing is included but moustaches are optional!
This was always one of Dyans most popular classes, a large pocketed Star Book, and it's back with a bang.
Using Tim Holtz Correspondence paper stash and a dash of Dylusions to create a stunning keepsake book filled with tags. We will be using new Dylusions products and Tim Holtz Idea-ology to decorate the inner pages and tags that you will just want to treasure forever!
Although this is a follow on from the last doodle class, everyone is welcome, old and new, experienced or total beginner
My passion is doodling, so there will be lots of new things for you to doodle ( maybe new stencils and silhouettes, cough cough!).
But this class also goes one step further by creating cut outs through the doodles. Sneaky little windows into the pages beyond. Totally addicting.
A black Dylusions journal and a white pen is included in the workshop.
For those of you who missed the fabulous folio weekend I taught recently, I have decided to bring you a smaller version that we can finish in one day. It will still have flaps and tags, just in a more manageable format with tons of doodling tips. Inks and and stencils, stamps and images. What more could you want? Please bring your favourite black and white pens for doodling
Isn't it about time you gave your journal covers some well deserved attention ??
Join me in this one day class where will create a custom fabric journal cover to for your favourite journal.
We will collage, paint, stamp, stitch and more to create your one of a kind journal cover.
This class is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists.
Step by step instructions will be given.
Please bring your favourite journal to cover.
This is a stunning album With 16 chipboard pages attached to a large accordion this gate fold album measures 10 x 8 in. It opens in the style of a flag book and will absolutely amaze your family and friends. With tons of room for photos and journalling and space for lots more. This is decorated in bright zingy coloured papers, perfect for all your summer pics.
Canvases are great fun, especially when combined with Golden Fluid Acrylic paints, perfect pearl mists and funky Stampotique characters! Let Kate guide you through the process from painting and stenciling, to creating depth by clever placement of Stampotique images. Choose from the latest Stampotiqe stamps from girls with attitude to weirdy monsters, all peeking out from a giant shroom!
Kate is on the design team for Stampotique originals.
Take one Tim Holtz folio, combine with fabulous techniques using Dylusions paints and inks, add a smattering of tags flaps and pockets and then stamp to your hearts content. Voila a fabulous decorated keepsake.
Just love the new 7gypsies papers, Gypsy market. here they are teamed with a Rusty Pickle accordion Pocketed Album. Sumptuous rustic shades teamed with metal hardware and eclectic stamping, what more could you ask for..??
I made these back in June when it was red hot everywhere. I put carols on to get me in the mood and then got so engrossed I didn't want to stop. I half expected it to be snowing outside, lol. Lots of inking and stamping, additions of Grunge and Idea-ology hardware and the finishing touches of Distress Stickles. Simples...!!!
I haven’t taught a star book for quite a while now but this bootalicious Curtain Call range of paper from Graphic 45 was crying out for one. As you have come to expect it is a Star book with a difference, 12 double pages, pockets, flaps and pull outs. Absolutely stunning, even if I say so myself!
The latest in Tim’s configurations range. This time it’s a large shallow printers type tray, featuring 21 removable compartments. Decorated with Graphic 45’s Domestic Goddess, I have chosen a dressmaking theme. Scissors, bobbins, buttons, dress forms, snaps measures and needle case. A place for everything and everything in it’s place! You will need to provide some of your own little mementos as well.
Claudine Hellmuth’s Studio Line range of stamps have finally graced our shores and they are fabby. One set for depth, one for definition. Use them singularly or together, the choice is all yours. We will be staining a wooden birdhouse and then adding the stamps direct. We will be exploring what “home” means to you for some hidden journaling on the sticky back canvas roof. Mixed Media at its finest.
Join me for a day of creating with Dylusions. We will begin by using the luscious Dylusions paints and stencils to create backgrounds. We will then begin to decorate and create a scene over 3 canvases.
Fabric Art Dolls ( this is a 2 day class) - come and join me for a fabulously creative weekend as we design, sketch, paint, sew, stuff and decorate our own mixed media art dolls!!!
I'll take you through step by step so that you can create a beautiful original fabric doll !!
If you have your own sewing machine please bring it along but not essential for this class as there will be one available for use ( just saves time if you have your own !!). A black and white pen as well as coloured pencils are advisable although again not essential as there will be some available in the class for use.
The quality of these papers is superb, a real traditional back to school theme for kids and grown ups alike. This album has a real quirky way of unfolding, first one side and then the other to reveal page after page of delight. Pockets, tags, envelope, and more and more.
In this one day workshop not only will we be creating this beautiful double page spread but we will also be making our own stamps to include on the page.
It's so satisfying to know that you've created something genuinely unique and by making our own stamps to include on the page means that no two will ever be the same.
This class is suitable for beginners as well as accomplished artists. Step by step instructions will be given.
Please bring your journal and black and white journalling pens (these are available to purchase in the shop if you do not already have them)
You’ll have a great time creating this gorgeous mini book using the new She Art papers and stamps, from Christy Tomlinson with the oh so popular whimsical look. It’s a perfect gift - very tactile with all the pockets and flaps - or you could just be selfish and keep it for yourself!
The Kindness Rock Project is a new craze of painting rocks and placing them somewhere to put a smile on someone's face or giving the rock to a dear friend. Rocks are a wonderful surface to paint on, and you can varnish them, and they will keep forever in a pot in the garden, on your doorstep or as a paperweight on your desk. Mandala's look fantastic on them, as do quotes and bright colours. The possibilities are endless. In this workshop I'll show you how best to paint on rocks, what designs really work well and how to preserve them. I'll have a few of my own designs which I'll walk through how to do. Please bring a very fine tip paint brush, a white Signo pen and your reading glasses if you need them for close-up work.
I’m fresh out of an online workshop with Teesha Moore and she set a challenge to go and teach what we had learned. This journal incorporates some of that knowledge with another of my favourite tutors – of course our very own, very fabulous Dyan Reaveley!
It’s a two (consecutive) day workshop brimming with techniques and ideas to create a fun and quirky journal. Including creating the journal from scratch, learning ways with collage, backgrounds and pen work….oh yes, the pen work! Plus we will be using a fabulous range of downloads from Dyan herself and of course we will be including some of her oddly eccentric stamps and sayings! Be prepared for a fun filled two days.
Claudine Hellmuth's new studio line range of paints from Ranger are fabby. I Have raved about them for ages and now here's your chance to find out for yourself. We will be altering a shaped block canvas with collage, stamps and paint effects. I know you think you can't, but trust me you CAN!!! This class sold out in March and May and everyone produced a stunning work of art. But be warned it is extremely addictive, lol. You may need therapy..!!
Love Dylusions? Love Doodling? Well you’ll love this gorgeous 6x11.5” Dylusions journal that Sandra will show you how to make from scratch and decorative with your favourite Dylusions stamps and doodling techniques. Learn how to make your journal ‘pop’ with all of Sandra’s tips and tricks.
This workshop has been brought out of retirement by popular demand. And rightly so , it was always one of my favourites. An eclectic mix of shaped board pages, with pockets, flaps and tags galore. The album contains photos of all the things that make my house my home. Please bring photos of your cherished belongings with you.
Have you seen the price of some of the ready to hang canvas’s you can buy!? Join me in making your own on a 24 x 24in canvas. Once you have chosen your colour scheme you will be guided through technique after technique building up layers with , paint, gesso, inks, stencils, sprays, texture. Sprayed book pages and a canvas quote will add the finishing touch’s to your masterpiece. (Class limited to 10 due to size of canvas’s)
This workshop sold out on preview day, but will be running again due to popular demand. If you would like to put your name down for the re arranged date( date to be announced ) please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Micro Journalling - So you've tried art journalling but have you ever tried 'micro' art journalling. Come and spend a messy fun filled day with me as we work in micro !!!
We will paint stamp and stencil our backgrounds in all of our favourite colours and then we will bind them all together to create our very own micro journal. We will then spend the rest of the afternoon finishing the pages in the cutest little journal you will every see !!!
This class is suitable for beginners as well as advanced journal lets
Want to make a mixed media canvas? In this workshop you’ll be using all kinds of mixed media to make a wonderful texture rich canvas. You’ll be adding layer upon layer to make it look beautiful and interesting. You’ll be using paints, Graphic 45 Secret Garden papers, card, stencils, book text, fabric, gesso, stamps, ink, die cut letters and gilding paste, to make a lovely canvas that people will be amazed you made. Not only will you make this beautiful mixed media canvas but you’ll also be able to use all the techniques and the gorgeous Graphic 45 Secret Garden papers to construct a journal box for mini-journalling, recipes or gardening tips. Come and join in the fun.
Dyan is well known for her love of collage and the quirky, innovative way she uses it.
Come and join her as she takes you on a journey from magazine to masterpiece.
All the hints and tips, where to start, types of magazines, adhesive, what goes where, backgrounds, quotes and those all important final touches. You will also receive an exclusive collage sheet to work with.
Although Dyan has magazines in the studio it is recommended you bring along a few of your favourites for personal use.
Includes large Dylusions flip journal and an exclusive collage sheet
A truly stunning unique album filled with , as the name suggests, tags with many different textures. Tags of all shapes, sizes and materials are beautifully covered with the gorgeous textured papers from Laura Ashley's Connemarra collection. The flock designs of the papers are stunning in their own right.
I first created this at the end of last year and it has proved to be a massive hit.I just love it, it is an album created from scratch with envelopes and tags from the 7gypsies eclectic paper line. Pockets anchored on an accordion fold filled to overflowing with decorated tags. But the main feature of this little beauty is a stunningly decorated box frame that comprises the front cover. A class not to be missed!
Steampunk is all the rage at the moment and these papers from Graphic 45 are perfect for this 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 memory book/album. Made from scratch we will be decorating pages and adding memorabilia pockets for all you precious memories. I’m on my fourth now, lol.
It maybe that you are well experienced in the creative delights of paint and inks, or it maybe the opposite and you are a complete beginner. Either way this is the workshop for you. To me, the best journals are those made from scratch with love! Therefore we will start by making the pages, playing with inks, sprays, paints ets in various ways for stunning effects. We will then mix them with lined papers to make a hard back journal with a canvas binding. The addition of tags, envelopes, files and doodling ensures that you can really put your own personal stamp on it.
Graphic 45 produce the most exquisite papers as this range shows… We’ll be using the WHOLE pad of A place in time papers and tags, to make this gorgeous year book so this class is a must in terms of value for money! Since I made this book, I’ve had a few more ideas to add to its beauteousness but you’ll have to join me in the class to find out what they are!
Don't be fooled by the intricate detailed appearance !!.
All level artists can create this stunning Dreamcatcher project.
I will show you step by step how to create this beautiful project, From the paint techniques to the creation of all the flowers used, we will cover it all in this one day workshop. Come and play with me and you will come away with a beautiful one of a kind mixed media piece !!
This workshop contains step by step instructions and is suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists.
“The family that grows together, stay together” and “Bloom where you’re planted are two quotes that spring to mind for this home décor project. Combine photos of your family with my quirky downloads, whip them through the laminator and attach them to bendy wire. We will be collaging and inking 2 square pots to hold them. Fabulous for a gift to family members or a stunning display to keep yourself.
Take 10 mixed Media cards and decorate using Dyan’s Dylusions paint techniques. Stencil, stick, doodle and embellish away with Dyan while decorating with quirky stamped images coloured with Dylusions inks.
Once you have created your mini masterpieces will will add them to the Tim Holtz Flip Frame to create a stunning standing album which is ideal for displaying your awesome artwork!
The Tim Holtz Flip frame is included in the workshop - rrp £17.99
I have always been a bit preoccupied with tags, large, small, in fact any size. So I was over the moon to be part of the process in bringing out larger ones with Ranger. Size 10 and the ginormous size 12 to be precise. So what does one do with them? Well we turn them into pages of a mini album thats what we do. We will be stitching different sizes into 4 signatures and attaching them to an accordion folded tag. All decorated in the eclectic Dylusional christmas style. Stencils, stamps, inks and a certain amount of zuuuuuush !!
Flying Free - come and spend a day playing with the fantastic media that is Prima. We will use a variety of Prima products including the amazing Art Alchemy paints to create this stunning mixed media piece. Who doesn't love butterflies??? And we will certainly be including them on this fun canvas board project along with the brilliant art stones and of course the stunning Prima glass glitter.
Touchable texture and glorious colours combine to create this amazing project....come on you know you want to !!!
This works hope is suitable for beginners as well as advanced artists
Ever wondered what to do with your finished tags? Id so, then this is the workshop for you. This class will see us incorporating tags onto our pages, giving us somewhere for them and making them appear seamless within our art pages.
Please bring along your art journal and your journal pens. Also if you have some completed tags, please feel free to bring them along.
In this full day workshop we will explore the use of watercolour media on your art journal pages, for this session we will concentrating on creating beautiful effects with neocolour2 watersoluble crayons, portfolio watersoluble crayons and we may even dabble with the fabulous brusho's. Come and play and discover a new love for this amazing medium !!
Remember those interactive spinning wheels from your childhood? They were fascinating weren’t they….well I’ve taken that idea and included one in this lovely book! Come and have fun making your own version in this delightful mini book using the French Country Collection of papers … those folks at Graphic 45 really know how to make gorgeous papers!
Just like journaling …but on a tiny scale! Mini journaling can be done in any small notebook or sketchbook, but due to its compact size it is quick, accessible and a lot of fun! It’s a great place to use up odds and ends of collage images, and a great place for all of your smaller stamps. We’ll be painting funky, colourful backgrounds and then adding tiny images and stamps to create glorious pages in miniature. Great for journaling on-the-go, or when real life gets in the way and you just haven’t got the time for a larger page….
Required: Small Moleskine, mini notebook or sketchbook.
This workshop features three colourfully decorated canvasses using Dylusions spray inks, stamps & stencils. Panel one is an enlargement of Dys very own Froggy Prince Charming. Panel two is a self-portrait of our heroine of the piece (that’s you btw). And panel three features the beautiful quotation of “The slower the kiss, the faster the heartbeat’. All three panels are hung vertically and joined using a delightful entanglement of ribbons. It is so very visually impactful. It’s vibrant. It’s colourful. It’s romantic. It uses a raft of techniques and most of all, it’s fun!
Some simple technical instruction required to build this beautiful book with lots of lovely little flaps, envelopes and pockets inviting you to explore inside…fill it with your own personal treasures. Come find out how…made with the gorgeous Lille range from 7gypsies, add a few trinkets and wax seals for a perfect finish.
Based on the journal recently taught right here at Art from the Heart by Ranger's Golden Boy, Mr Tim Holtz. Come and construct your own journal creating the spine using those fabulous and oh so useful ring binders, Distress Stains and Craft Resist Paper Stash. Fill the journal with file folders, pages, tags and more....
A new twist on an old favourite. One side of the tree is painted and you will learn a simple shading tecnique. The other side is collaged with fairy lights and baubles. This you will bring out year after year, thats if you can bear to put it away in the first place.