Fear Free Beginner Art Journaling and Mixed Media Painting Class: Drawing, Painting and Collage Expression : NYC In-Person (W. 80 Street)

Instructor: Melisse Copley

April 20 - May 11
4 Sessions

Thursdays, 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seats Open: 2

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*This weekly class session has already begun, but it's never too late to create! When available, we keep registration open in our art classes so you may join a class that has already started. WE PRORATE THE COST TO REFLECT THE NUMBER OF WEEKS LEFT IN THE CLASS.

Unlock your creative expression in this fear-free, relaxing and self-expressive art journaling class for all levels, total beginners included! Art journaling provides a stress-relieving, inspiring and safe space to experiment, explore and express your inner-world through a variety of materials, colors, layers, and subject matter. Learn how to tap into meditative states through authentic art-making, and practice creative mindfulness while allowing stress to melt away while creating meaningful artwork. Learn a wide variety of artistic techniques and creative approaches in painting, drawing, collage and mixed-media as you create artwork that expresses your unique voice and perspectives. Learn how to layer and intuitively collage, express yourself with paint and meditative marks, use watercolor to channel your mood, tap into drawing with expressive marks, and explore the addition of writing, inspiring quotes, pictures, textures and other details to personalize your art journal pages.

This Fear-Free Beginners Art Journaling Class provides a safe, encouraging and inspiring space to explore and express your feelings through color, texture, words and art. In this nurturing Beginners Art Journaling Class, YOU will:
• Express your authentic self-expression while learning endless artistic techniques in painting, drawing, collage, mixed-media, and a wide variety of art supplies
• Enjoy weekly demonstrations and artistic exercises that will teach you artistic fundamentals and techniques
• Receive customized, one-on-one expert art instruction based on your personal needs and interests
• Feel welcomed as you are while you learn with our encouraging, intimidation-free, non-judgmental art studio community
• Explore and improve on foundational art techniques, including: color, tone/value, texture usage, traditional and non-traditional materials usage, composition, glazing, brushwork, personal imagery, paint application, the art of combining art mediums, and more
• Feel inspired by subject matter, such as: abstraction, realism, landscape, the human figure, motivating prompts, and personally chosen subject matter
• Create finished pieces of artwork and experience a sense of accomplishment
• Enjoy the added bonus of daily connection and community in our private community Facebook group for our students only
• Receive the data-driven health benefits of art classes, including stress relief, boosted self-esteem, anxiety and depression reduction, increased focus, better moods and enhances problem-solving skills


This class is perfect for those who have taken art journaling with us, we never repeat a project twice and always teach new art techniques for returning students.

Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included. • Watercolor or Mixed Media Pad of paper (Preferably in a spiral bind and at least 90 lb paper weight) • Watercolor paints (any brand and colors) • Pencil • Eraser • Glue (Modge Podge or Matte Medium) • Paint Brushes • Black Marker (Sharpie Ultra point, Posca fine point, or Pigma Micron Pen) • Scissors • Collage Elements (magazines, old letters, tissue paper, etc) • Optional: acrylic Craft Paints (white and few of your favorite colors) • Optional: White Marker (Posca fine point or sharpie)
Purchase our discounted art kit or see our online materials list.


211 West 80th St, New York, New York, 10024, United States


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