Spend an afternoon playing with a multitude of background techniques! Paint, collage, gesso, mod podge, and more. Conquer your fear of how to start a page. You'll leave this workshop with a journal full of new potential. Fun, exciting, and very productive!
Pop Ups & Moving Parts
SUNDAY, JULY 1ST
1 TO 6PM
Dive into the world of pockets, flaps, spinners, sliders, and pop ups in your art journals! Come to Unfold for an afternoon of experimenting and exploring a variety of easy to implement techniques. All materials included!
Stamps & Symbols
SUNDAY, JULY 15TH
1 TO 6PM
Symbols and stamps are perfect partners in creativity. During this workshop we'll explore our personal symbology as well as create a variety of wonderful and original stamps for use in your work. I will give easy-to-follow step by step instructions to create a box full of your own personal stampable images and patterns that you can keep and use at home or in the studio. All materials provided.
Sacred Circle Mandala Making Workshop
An exploration of making art in the round
SUNDAY, JULY 29TH
1 TO 4PM
Find your childhood mojo. PLAY. Paint on your hands. Fingertips tracing circles. Find the little seedling in the center and watch it grow.
Weaving Together Creative Communities
SATURDAY, AUG. 4TH
10AM TO 4PM
WITH SUSIE & ALISHA
Join us for a fun day exploring Cotati's two amazing creative havens: Fiber Circle Studio (a place for all things fiber) and Unfold Studio (a place for all things art journaling). Owners and teachers Alisha Reyes & Susie Miller are teaming up to offer you a taste of both worlds. Dye fabric, learn beginning weaving, and then incorporate your pieces into an art journal spread. A one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience these two incredible spaces and popular teachers! All materials included.
Flower Power Workshop
Exploring and learning new mixed media techniques through the lens of petals.
SATURDAY, AUG. 11TH
1 TO 4:30PM
Flowers have a language all their own. They impart lushness, lend decadence, make us feel loved. They can even bring hope and ease. Flowers weave stories in our journals and bring nature’s beauty onto our pages. What if you knew you could bring more flowers, your own flowers, into your pages?
Spray Ink Splash
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25TH
1 TO 6PM
Spray inks are wild and crazy and out of control. They're unpredictable, spontaneous, and amazing. They have an allure and an effect that is so compelling, once you use them you want more and more and more. All materials provided!
Explore the world of the TINY journal! Sweet and intimate or wild and loose. Or both!
1 to 5PM
Gesso is one of the oldest art supplies around. And it's one of the favorites in the studio...if you know how to use it! Come explore gesso and how to play with it in your art journal. We'll be doing painting, stamping, stenciling and even a little spray inks!
All supplies included.
Saturday, April 14
1 to 6PM
An afternoon following easy step-by-step demos, experimenting with new techniques, playing with stencils, and creating a bunch of amazing backgrounds for your art journaling practice.