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Illustrate Your Adventures: Journaling on the Go

  • Distill Creative 68 Jay Street #612 Brooklyn, NY 10002 United States (map)
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This is a special Book Launch and Workshop with artist Betsy Beier!

Have you always admired friends who keep a sketchbook or travel journal? Do you want to create your own, but feel you just can’t draw well enough and/or don’t have the time? Join author/illustrator Betsy Beier for a hands on workshop where you learn various approaches to starting your own illustrated journal to capture your adventures whether at home or traveling. In this class you will get a copy of Betsy’s new book, Anywhere, Anytime Art: Illustration!

In this workshop you will:

  • learn the basics of illustration, and how various mediums and styles convey different stories

  • hear the benefits of journaling and ideas on how to fit it into your busy life

  • get helpful tips on what materials you need and how to pack supplies to take your art on the go

  • receive multiple handouts providing detailed information: a list of what to journal, detailed illustration techniques, lettering basics, page layout/composition ideas, and storytelling ideas.

  • be provided with a new journal and have hands on time participating in 3 creative exercises to start your own illustrated journal


  • Anywhere, Anytime Art: Illustration - An Artist’s Guide to Illustration on the Go book by Betsy Beier

  • 5” x 5” Watercolor Journal

  • Handouts: Art on the Go “Bag” Ideas, Prompts of What to Journal, Drawing Made Simple: Illustrations in Different Styles, Lettering Basics, Page Layout/Composition Ideas, Storytelling Tips

  • Use of helpful art materials during class

With the supplies, tips and exercises you learn from this class you will be well on your way to journaling on the go and illustrating your adventures!

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