Art Journaling for Teens
Grow your artistic confidence and courage through the practice of art journaling
Learn how to use art journaling as a tool to develop artistic freedom. You will use various art materials and digital technology to build new pathways of creativity. This is a powerful and energizing course that will build your confidence and courage in your art and your life.
The workshop is six lessons offered over the course of six weeks. Each week I will provide a new theme, video and supporting information.
REGULAR PRICE - $125
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Week 1 - Imagining your best life
This week is all about expressing and visually representing the vision for your life.
Week 2 - Reflections
Unique ways to approach self portraits as a means of knowing yourself better.
Week 3 - You and the natural world
Using found materials outside, you will explore different ways to represent what you found
Week 4 - Black and white plus more...
This week is all about exploring various shades of black and white with some surprise elements.
Week 5 - Music to your eyes
Using your favorite music as inspiration, create pages that highlight your unique connection to the song or lyrics.
Week 6 - Cares and causes
Pick a cause important to you - eg. animal welfare, civil rights, or anything that is important to you - and use found material online and elsewhere to express why and how you care.
Frequently Asked Questions
Heather has been teaching art to adults and teens for over seven years. Her goal is to help students develop and grow from a place of curiosity and love. Her approach is encouraging and positive. She teaches art journaling, abstract painting, collage and mixed media. Heather attended classes at the New York Art Students League and studied with several master artists. She received her B.A. in Communications from Rutgers University. She is a certified GOLDEN Arts Educator and teaches art workshops to adults and teens in her studio, online and throughout the region.
"I have taken art journaling classes with Heather Neilson and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Heather teaches many aspects of creating a mixed media art journal including image transfer, collage, writing from personal experience and experimenting with ink, color and graphite. Heather is an enthusiastic teacher who has many ideas to share and creates a warm and supportive learning experience."
"Heather is an amazing instructor. She makes you feel calm and positive about your efforts. She is very helpful and full of ideas. I will definitely take more classes with her!"
"Heather Neilson offers a supportive, non-judgemental space to create art and make new friends! I highly recommend and endorse her method of teaching and gentle guidance to bring out the best work in each participant. ♥️"
"Great teacher! You will learn interesting techniques for making unique artwork."