Sketchbook Journaling Workshops

NEXT DRAW YOUR HEART OUT SKETCHBOOK JOURNALING WORKSHOPS:

Learn the Art of Keeping a Daily Sketchbook Journal

This workshop will help you develop sketchbook journaling as an inspiring daily practice of writing and drawing. You will learn to engage in creative play with words and images. Using pens and markers, and exploring themes of: Time and Place, Identity and Personal Inspiration, and Emotion; you will learn to illustrate your words, clear the clutter from your mind, silence your inner critic, and, literally, draw out your fears, hopes, and dreams.

CHICAGO – RAVENSWOOD
Saturday, January 19th 2pm-5pm
$135 Includes all Materials – Save 20% if you register by 12/31/18
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THE ART CENTER AT HIGHLAND PARK

WINTER MINI WORKSHOP
Wednesday, December 19th, 12pm-3pm

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Corporate, Retreat or
your next Gal Pal Gathering!

*SKETCHBOOK JOURNALING 101
(aka Draw Your Heart Out: Learn the Art of Keeping a Daily Sketchbook Journal)

*MOST MEMORABLE MEALS
In this workshop you will learn to capture your most delectable ­food memories in a sketchbook journal – from dreamy meals out on the town to your favorite family recipes via words and images!

*TRAVELOGUE: Capture Your Life’s Adventures in a Graphic Journal!

I’m now available for retreats, private groups, corporate or one on one in a private sunny loft location in Ravenswood or I can travel to you. You can choose from one of the Workshops below or I am happy to customize around the interests or focus of your group.

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My Winter 2019 Classes in Highland Park, Illinois

Oh My Word…aka Word Illustration 

In this class you will learn to illustrate your words! Using pens and markers in a graphic journal, you will learn fun, creative and colorful ways to decorate your handwriting with playful design techniques, zany pattern play and funky page layouts. Projects will range from personal mantras to favorite quotes and songs to family recipes and wish lists. Anne will help you recollect details that will add great meaning and nostalgia to your pages. All levels welcome.

Draw Your Heart Out: The Art of Keeping a Daily Sketchbook Journal

This workshop will help you develop sketchbook journaling as an inspiring daily practice of writing and drawing. You will learn to engage in creative play with words and images. Using pens and markers, and exploring themes of: Time and Place, Identity and Personal Inspiration, and Emotion; you will learn to illustrate your words, clear the clutter from your mind, silence your inner critic, and, literally, draw out your fears, hopes, and dreams/ 

Creating Gratitude: Learn the Art of Keeping a Gratitude Journal

This workshop will help you develop a daily practice of documenting the things you are grateful for in a graphic journal. Learn to reflect on your day, write, draw, and decorate your words with GRATITUDE. There will be journal exercises and discussion, delightful page layout ideas, and funky borders and patterns. Lots of inspiration to create a habit that will get you more present and mindful of the magical little moments in your life.

Travelogue: Creating a Journal to Capture Life’s Adventures

Relive memories of a memorable vacation, a recent trip, or even a stay-cation! Capture all the special moments, memories and places in your own personal graphic journal. Anne will guide you in recollecting details that will add great meaning and nostalgia to your story. She will share fun, creative and colorful ways to document your memoir via writing and simple drawing and design techniques with lots of pattern play and basic layout ideas. All levels welcome.

 *My Favorite Sketchbook Journaling Supplies! 

Journaling, I believe, is a practice that teaches us better than any other the elusive art of solitude, how to be present with our own selves, bear witness to our experience, and fully inhabit our inner lives.” – Maria Popova

“May I recommend a workshop that will change your studio practice and life itself? Anne is an artist who communicates with drawing and HEART like no one I know.” – Laura Nugent

ATTENDEE FEEDBACK:

** “Anne will help you learn to master the creation of a book that is all about you!”

** “This workshop was informative, inspiring and fun. You don’t have to be an artist to do it. I would recommend it to all of my friends and family.”

** “Anne is a great teacher – learning made fun and she has the most amazing collection of markers!”

** “I took Anne’s class at the end of April and have kept at it ever since. Tho’ my job is to be creative, I find working in my journal every day something I am the total boss of. Also, I find myself becoming more creative at work.” – Karen S.

** “It was inspiring. I enjoyed the company of the leader and the other participants. I liked the exercise and the time drawing our own journals.” – Leslie V.

** “It was fun, relaxed, creative, inspiring, and with a great group of people.”