March 2, 10am-3pm (break at noon for lunch)
Cost: AAI Members – $75, Non-members – $90, includes all supplies except your personal journal
This fun, mixed-media workshop is designed to allow you to be uninhibited and create freely in a relaxed environment. We will work with acrylics, watercolor, spray inks, collage, permanent markers, papers, stencils, stamps and more as we walk through the process of creating layers of luscious backgrounds and turning them into completed pages using tons of creative techniques. You will be on your way to developing a one of a kind art journal.
This workshop is perfect for all levels of creatives, even those who may think they are not creative at all. This class is a catalyst for increasing creativity in your daily life. Along the way, we will discuss how to overcome creative block, and tackle some of the obstacles to ongoing creativity. Students will come away with inspiration and motivation to keep creating after this class. Open to ages 12 – adult.
Debbie is an artist and entrepreneur currently teaching painting, art journaling and soul care through her
business Mended Art. Debbie has a degree in Fine Art, attended seminary to study Pastoral Counseling graduating with a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling and has her certificate in Therapeutic Art. Debbie has been a teacher, a pastor and a speaker for over twenty years. Her unifying passion throughout her life has been hope. She has experienced great tragedies but has always held tightly to hope and seeks to inspire others to experience the abounding hope that comes from a spiritual connection with the creator.
In this latest season of Debbie’s life she has found a passion to unite her faith, experiences and skill set with her art. Her passion revolves around seeing people engaged in creativity as a form of self-expression and self-discovery. Debbie is a teacher of all things that engage the heart and involve art. She believes in the power of writing and art to transform hearts. When you don’t find her painting, writing or teaching you will find her spending time with the ones she loves.