Easy Homemade Journals By Gina B Ahrens

Learn to make your own blank journals using the paper you love to work with and your other favorite materials.
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  • Lectures 6
  • Contents Video: 5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Do you have trouble finding a journal you like with the right kind of paper? Or one with the right kind of cover? Why not make your own?

Here I will show you how to make three different hard cover journal for your art....your doodling, journaling and more.

This course can be done by the beginner or advanced student and I hope you enjoy creating your own journals as much as I do. Enjoy!

What are the requirements?

  • Paper, cardboard or chipboard, glue, paint, scissors, book binding thread and needles, canvas or duck cloth or muslin

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will have a great start on making your own hard cover journals.

What is the target audience?

  • Beginner to advanced crafters, artists, and journalers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Here is an introduction to my homemade journal series.

Section 2: Binding Your Journals
Homemade Journals Hidden Binding
Homemade Journals Standard Binding
Homemade Journals Fabric Cover
Section 3: Painting Paper and Fabric
Homemade Journals Painting Paper and Fabric
Section 4: Conclusion...Show and Tell
Conclusion...Show and Tell

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Instructor Biography

Gina Bronzini Ahrens, Welcome To My Adventures In Art!

Welcome, my name is Gina. Let me tell you a little bit about my creative journey.

For years I have pursued many creative endeavors. I can knit, crochet, sew, embroider along with other various arts and crafts. Almost every art form you can find in your local craft shop I have tried. My one true love though was always drawing and painting. Even as a child my Mother will tell you that the one way to get me to focus and concentrate was to give me some paper and a pencil.

As an adult I have decided to focus on those creative pursuits I love and let the rest go. My journey to painting and mixed media started with an introduction to the art form by a friend. This was quickly followed by classes from some great teachers like Flora Bowley, Traci Bautista and Pauline Agnew.

I have discovered throughout my artistic journey that I enjoy creating beautiful and unique pieces. These pieces of my art can be very expressive, dark, abstract, or even fluid. I love it when I can share the process and encourage others to follow their creative dreams. As an artist and teacher, I find no greater joy then to see my fellow creatives express their inner soul.

Art is a great healer, a fabulous focus, and rewarding pursuit. I look forward to many adventures in art and hope you all choose to join me!

Gina B Ahrens

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